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1997 Issues

Australia Day
Typography: K. Weston, Australia Post Graphic Design - Offset Lithography: SNP Cambec
This issue celebrates Australia Day with the issue of three stamps featuring reproductions of paintings by Fred Williams (85c, Landscape '74); Brett Whitely (90c, The Balcony); & Lloyd Rees ($1.20 Fire Haze at Gerringong).
Issued 16 January with perforation 14 x 14.4

1340-1-1 85c Landscape '74;
1341-1-1 90c The Balcony;
1342-1-1 $1.20 Fire Haze at Gerringong

Australian Legends 1
Designer: S. Byass, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue celebrates the life and legend of Sir Donald Bradman, released in Se-tenant sheetlets of 10, the two stamps (both 45c) are a portrait of the "Don" and Sir Donald the legend in action at the crease, two stamps based on this theme were released in March 2001 to celebrate the life of this man, the world's greatest cricketer.
Issued 23 January with perforation 14.28

1343-1-1 45c Sir Donald Bradman;
1344-1-1 45c The "Don" at the Crease;
1343-1-1_1344-1-1 SS Se-tenant Pair

Roses
Greetings Stamps
Part 1, Lick & Stick

Designer: K. Linton - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issues theme is Greetings, with roses as the vehicle.
Issued 29 January with perforation 14.6 x 13.86

1345-1-1 45c Roses

Roses
Greetings Stamps
Part 2, Peel & Stick

Designer: K. Linton - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue is the same as the above, but in Peel & Stick format, it was released in a booklet of 10 stamps.
Issued 29 January with perforation Die-cut simulated

1345-1-2 45c Roses

1345-1-2a BK $4.50 Booklet Cover
 
Australian Wildlife
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: Hong Kong '97
Series 10, Part 1
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design – Printer: Permara Labels
This issue of Counter Printed stamps were produced at the Hong Kong '97, the 11th Asian International Exhibition, Hong Kong.  This issues designs are basically the same as Series 6, Part 2, but the stamps are longer with any value from 45c to $100 available & the identifying post office/Exhibition printed on the stamp.
There have been a number of Counter Printed stamps in this design, starting at Series 7; Series 7, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1994;Series 8, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1995; Series 9, part 1, issued June, 1996; Series 10, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1997; Series 11, parts 1 through 4, issued during 1998; Series 12, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1999; Series 13, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2000; Series 14, parts 1 through 4, issued during 2001; Series 15, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2002; Series 16, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2003; Series 17, parts 1 through 7, issued during 2004; Series 18, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2005; Series 19, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2006; Series 20, during 2007, I am not aware of any at present; Series 21, during 2008, I am not aware of any at present; Series 22, parts 1 & 2, during 2009; Series 23, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2010; Series 24, during 2011, I am not aware of any at present; Series 25, part 1, March 2012.
Series 7 onward are the Counter Printed range, as although they are the same designs as series 6, the stamps are longer and a literal is printed at the bottom for the different Expo’s or stamp shows.
Issued 12 February with perforation Die-cut simulated
     
1195-5-1 CP Red Kangaroo, literal Hong Kong '97;
1196-5-1 CP Kangaroo & Joey, literal Hong Kong '97;
1197-5-1 CP Eastern Grey Kangaroos, literal Hong Kong '97;
1198-5-1 CP Koala Family, literal Hong Kong '97;
1199-5-1 CP Koala on Ground, literal Hong Kong '97;
1200-5-1 CP Koala in Tree, literal Hong Kong '97

 Australia's Classic Cars
Part 1, Lick & Stick

Designer: S. Harmon, Australia Post Graphic Design -
Illustrator: A. Hopgood - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue highlights some of Australia's classic cars, the 1934 Ford Coupe Utility; the 1948 General Motors Holden 48-215 (referred to as the FX); 1958 Austin Lancer; 1962 Chrysler Valiant R series, they were released as individual stamps (in a Se-tenant page) and in a prestige booklet.
Issued 27 February with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1346-1-1 45c 1934 Ford Coupe Utility;
1347-1-1 45c 1948 G. M. H. Holden 48-215 FX
1348-1-1 45c 1958 Austin Lancer;
1349-1-1 45c 1962 Chrysler Valiant "R" Series

1346-1-1_1349-1-1 PB $9.95 Prestige Booklet
1346-1-1_1349-1-1 SS Se-tenant Block of Four

Australia's Classic Cars
Part 2, Peel & Stick

Designer: S. Harmon, Australia Post Graphic Design
  - Illustrator: A. Hopgood - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue highlights some of Australia's classic cars, the 1934 Ford Coupe Utility; the 1948 General Motors Holden 48-215 (referred to as the FX); 1958 Austin Lancer; 1962 Chrysler Valiant R series, the booklet contains 2 x 1346, plus 3 x 1347, plus 2 x 1348 & plus 3 x 1349, this part of the release is in Peel & Stick format & was issued in boxes of 100 & Booklets of 10.
Issued 27 February with perforation Die-cut simulated
 
1346-1-2 45c 1934 Ford Coupe Utility;
1347-1-2 45c 1948 G. M. H. Holden 48-215 FX
1348-1-2 45c 1958 Austin Lancer;
1349-1-2 45c 1962 Chrysler Valiant "R" Series

1346-1-2_1349-1-2a BK $4.50 Booklet Cover

1346-1-2_1349-1-2 BK $4.50 Booklet Pane

Circuses in Australia
Designer: C. Bryant, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: McPherson's Printing
This issue celebrates circuses in Australia, many circuses still operate to this day.
Issued 13 March with perforation 14.6 x 13.86

1350-1-1 45c Queen of the Arena, May Wirth;
1351-1-1 45c Wizard of the Wire, Con Colleano;
1352-1-1 45c Circus Clowns;
1353-1-1 45c Circus Acrobats

1350-1-1_1353-1-1 SS Se-tenant Block of Four

Nature of Australia
Issue 2
Wetlands
Designer: Rankin Bevers Associates - Printer: SNP Cambec with
Gold Foil by Avon Graphics
This release is Issue 2 of Nature Australia, there were four stamps in this release, 20c, Saltwater Crocodile; 25c, Northern Dwarf Tree-frog; $1, Big Greasy Butterfly; $10, Kakadu Wetlands, a Miniature Sheet was also released featuring the $10 stamp, it was overprinted three times that I am aware of, PACIFIC '97, San Francisco, 29 May to 8 June, 1997 (OP1); & ITALIA '98, Milan, Italy, 23 October to 1 November, 1998 (OP2) & PHILANIPPON '01, August 2001 (OP3), all listed below.
Issue 6, part 4 (4 stamps) were released in May, 2004
Reprints: 25c, 1k 1998; $1, 1k 1998.
Issued 10 April with perforation as below

1354-1-1 20c Saltwater Crocodile, perforation 14 x 14.4;
1355-1-1 25c Northern Dwarf Tree Frog, perforation 14 x 14.4;
1356-1-1 $1 Big Greasy Butterfly, perforation 14 x 14.4;
1357-1-1 $10 Kakadu Wetlands, perforation 14.4 x 14

1357-1-1 MS $10 Miniature Sheet, perforation 14.4 x 14
1357-1-1 MS OP1 $10 Miniature Sheet Overprinted Pacific '97
1357-1-1 MS OP2 $10 Miniature Sheet Overprinted ITALIA '98
1357-1-1 MS OP3 $10 Miniature Sheet Overprinted PHILANIPPON '01

Queen's Birthday
Designer: Cozzolino Ellet Design D'Vision - Printer: Note Printing Branch
This issue celebrates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's 71st Birthday, the design is a stamp on stamp type, featuring a 1d stamp first released to commemorate Princess Elizabeth's wedding to Prince Phillip, November, 1947; there was also a second release August, 1948.
Issued 17 April with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1358-1-1 45c 1947 1d Princess Elizabeth reprint (stamp on stamp)

50th Anniversary of Lions Club
Designer: Cozzolino Ellet Design D'Vision - Printer: Note Printing Branch
This issue celebrates the Lions Club, proudly serving the Australian community for fifty years, the wording reads; Lions - We Serve.
Issued 17 April with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1359-1-1 45c Hands & Globe

Dolls & Bears
Designer: C. Bryant, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: McPherson's Printing
This issue highlights some well know dolls & bears, Billie Joe by Kaye Wiggs; Woody by Jennifer Lang; Susie's Doll by Susie McMahon; Celeste by Lynda Jacobson; Bentley Bear by Helen Williams, a sheetlet of 10 was released, this sheetlet was also overprinted for the Brisbane Stamp & Coin Expo., 7-9 June, 1997 (shown four issues down), a Frama label Overprinted
Dolls & Bears (shown three issues down) was also produced for the Stamp & Coin Expo, June 1997.
Issued 8 May with perforation 14.6 x 13.86

1360-1-1 45c Billie Joe;
1361-1-1 45c Woody;
1362-1-1 45c Susie's Doll;
1363-1-1 45c Celeste;
1364-1-1 45c Bentley Bear

1360-1-1_1364-1-1 SS Se-tenant Strip of Five

Nature of Australia
Issue 3
Wetlands Birds
Part 1, Lick & Stick

Designer: Rankin Bevers Associates - Printer: SNP Cambec
This is Issue 3, Part 1 of Nature Australia, there were four stamps in this release (all 45c), Jacana; Little Kingfisher; Brolga & Jabiru, in Se-tenant form, all were released in Peel & Stick as well, Part 2 (next issue), Part 3 was issued in November for the International Stamp and Coin Exhibition, Shanghai '97.  
Issue 6, parts 2 & 3 (4 stamps) were released in July, 2003;
Issue 6, part 4 (4 stamps) were released in May, 2004
Issued 2 June with perforation 14 x 14.4

1365-1-1 45c Jacana;
1366-1-1 45c Little Kingfisher;
1367-1-1 45c Brolga;
1368-1-1 45c Jabiru

1365-1-1_1368-1-1 SS Se-tenant Block of Four

Nature of Australia
Issue 3
Wetlands Birds
Part 2, Peel & Stick

Designer: Rankin Bevers Associates - Printer: SNP Cambec
This is Issue 3, Part 2 of Nature Australia, there were four stamps (all 45c) released in boxes of 100, 200 & also in sheetlets of 5 & 10, Jacana; Little Kingfisher; Brolga & Jabiru, as well as the above types, two $9 trial booklets were also released, 12 February, 1998 & 1 September, 1998, the difference being the first contained two strips from boxes.  
Issued 2 June with perforation Die-cut simulated
  
1365-1-2 45c Jacana;
1366-1-2 45c Little Kingfisher;
1367-1-2 45c Brolga;
1368-1-2 45c Jabiru

1365-1-2_1368-1-2a BK1 $4.50 Booklet Cover;
1365-1-2_1368-1-2 SH $2.25 Sheetlet of Five

1365-1-2_1368-1-2 BK1 $4.50 Booklet Stamps

Frama Labels
Festive Frama
Overprinted
Dolls & Bears
Vending Machine Issue

Designer: S. Byass, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Ltd.
This label, the Festive Frama was overprinted to coincide with the Brisbane Stamp & Coin Expo 7-9 June, 1997.
There have been a number of issues of Frama Labels,
Issue 5, September, 1988;
Issue 6, September, 1989; overprinted ESSEN Stamp Fair, Germany, April, 1990;
Issue 7, September, 1990; overprinted NORPEX '91, October, 1991;
Issue 8, January, 1992; overprinted NATIONAL '92 for the Brisbane National Stamp Show, June, 1992;
overprinted PEELPEX '92, Tamworth, September, 1992; overprinted QLD '93 for the Queensland Stamp & Coin Show, June, 1993;
overprinted WAPEX '93 for the National Gold Centenary Stamp Exhibition, September, 1993;
overprinted DINO '93 for the Queensland ASDA Stamp & Coin Show, October, 1993; overprinted FAMILY '94, June, 1994;
Issue 9, September, 1994; overprinted ZOOS '94 October, 1994, overprinted AEROPEX '94 November, 1994;
overprinted CINEMA '95, June, 1995; overprinted DOWNUNDER '95, October, 1995;
Issue 10, June, 1996; overprinted Olympics '96 1996; overprinted Dolls & Bears, June, 1997;
Issue 11, October 1999; overprinted AUSTRALIA '99, March, 1999;
Issue 12, Farewell Frama, January, 2003.
(This scan was supplied by Russell Walsh of California)
Issued 7 June with perforation Imperforate

1317-2-9 OP 45c Festive Frama overprinted Dolls & Be
ars
 
Dolls & Bears Sheetlet of 10
Overprinted
Brisbane Stamp & Coin Expo
7 - 9 June, 1997
Designer: C. Bryant, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: McPherson's Printing
This issue highlights some well know dolls & bears, Billie Joe by Kaye Wiggs; Woody by Jennifer Lang; Susie's Doll by Susie McMahon; Celeste by Lynda Jacobson; Bentley Bear by Helen Williams, the original release was on the 8 May, 1997, a sheetlet of 10 was also released, this sheetlet was overprinted for the Brisbane Stamp & Coin Expo., 7-9 June, 1997, a Frama label Overprinted
Dolls & Bears (above) was produced also for the Stamp & Coin Expo, June 1997.
Issued 8 May with perforation 14.6 x 13.86
1360-1-1_1364-1-1 SH Sheetlet of 10 Overprinted Brisbane Stamp & Coin Expo

Emergency Services
Designer: S. Harman, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: McPherson's Printing
This issue highlights four areas of Emergency Response, vital to saving lives; the 45c State Emergency Service, 45c Police Rescue, $1.05 Fire Brigade & the $1.20 Ambulance Service, the first two (both 45c) were also issued in Se-tenant form.
Issued 10 July with perforation 13.86 x 14.62

1369-1-1 45c SES Disaster Victim Evacuation;
1370-1-1 45c Police Helicopter Rescue Hiker;
1371-1-1 $1.05 Rapid Response Saves Homes;
1372-1-1 $1.20 Ambulance Dash Saves Lives

Merino Sheep
Designer: Chris Shurey - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue celebrates the introduction of Merino sheep to Australia, the Macarthur family were instrumental in introducing Merino sheep (originally bred in Spain) to Australia, they first purchased Merino stock raised in South Africa in 1796, the issue also highlights an innovation Merino wool has been used in, the design of the George Peppin stamp derived from Peppin Heritage Centre & the design of 'Pepe' chair stamp by MAP, the Pure New Wool logo used on the stamp designed by IWS.
Issued 7 August with perforation 13.86 x 14.62
  
1373-1-1 45c George Peppin Junior;
1374-1-1 45c "Pepe" Chair;
1373-1-1_1374-1-1 SS Se-tenant Pair
1373-1-1_1374-1-1 SH Sheetlet of 10

The Dreaming
Designer: Miranda Coombes - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issues stamps are images from four animations from The Dreaming series: Dumbi the owl, based on a story by David Mowaljarlai of the Hibiscus people, originally from the Prince Regent River area in north Western Australia; The Two Willy-Willies, a story told by Josie Boyle from the desert people of the Wongi tribe; How Brolga Became a Bird, told by Pauline McLeod, a story from the Mutti Mutti people of Lake Mungo, NSW; and Tuggan Tuggan (Silky Oak), a story told by Oodgeroo Noonuccal from Stradbroke Island.  This issue was also an Australian first as it was printed using Hexachrome ink (six colours) & stochastic screening.
Issued 21 August with perforation 14.28

1375-1-1 45c Dumbi the Owl;
1376-1-1 $1 The Two Willy-Willies;
1377-1-1 $1.20 How Brolga Became an Owl;
1378-1-1 $1.80 Tuggan Tuggan
 
Australian Wildlife
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: STAMPEX
Series 10, Part 2
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design – Printer: Permara Labels
This issue of Counter Printed stamps were produced at the STAMPEX 1997, South Australian Philatelic Council Exhibition, Adelaide.  This issues designs are basically the same as Series 6, Part 2, but the stamps are longer with any value from 45c to $100 available & the identifying post office/Exhibition printed on the stamp.
There have been a number of Counter Printed stamps in this design, starting at Series 7; Series 7, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1994;Series 8, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1995; Series 9, part 1, issued June, 1996; Series 10, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1997; Series 11, parts 1 through 4, issued during 1998; Series 12, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1999; Series 13, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2000; Series 14, parts 1 through 4, issued during 2001; Series 15, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2002; Series 16, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2003; Series 17, parts 1 through 7, issued during 2004; Series 18, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2005; Series 19, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2006; Series 20, during 2007, I am not aware of any at present; Series 21, during 2008, I am not aware of any at present; Series 22, parts 1 & 2, during 2009; Series 23, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2010; Series 24, during 2011, I am not aware of any at present; Series 25, part 1, March 2012.
Series 7 onward are the Counter Printed range, as although they are the same designs as series 6, the stamps are longer and a literal is printed at the bottom for the different Expo’s or stamp shows.
These images courtesy of Steve Irwin Stamps - Quality Australian & New Zealand Stamps Online 
Issued 22 August with perforation Die-cut simulated
    
1195-5-2 CP Red Kangaroo, literal STAMPEX;
1196-5-2 CP Kangaroo & Joey, literal STAMPEX;
1197-5-2 CP Eastern Grey Kangaroos, literal STAMPEX;
1198-5-2 CP Koala Family, literal STAMPEX;
1199-5-2 CP Koala on Ground, literal STAMPEX;
1200-5-2 CP Koala in Tree, literal STAMPEX

Australian Wildlife
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: Congress
Series 10, Part 3
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design – Printer: Permara Labels
This issue of Counter Printed stamps were produced at the Stamp Congress 1997, South Australia State Philatelic Council Anniversary Exhibition .  This issues designs are basically the same as Series 6, Part 2, but the stamps are longer with any value from 45c to $100 available & the identifying post office/Exhibition printed on the stamp.
There have been a number of Counter Printed stamps in this design, starting at Series 7; Series 7, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1994;Series 8, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1995; Series 9, part 1, issued June, 1996; Series 10, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1997; Series 11, parts 1 through 4, issued during 1998; Series 12, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1999; Series 13, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2000; Series 14, parts 1 through 4, issued during 2001; Series 15, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2002; Series 16, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2003; Series 17, parts 1 through 7, issued during 2004; Series 18, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2005; Series 19, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2006; Series 20, during 2007, I am not aware of any at present; Series 21, during 2008, I am not aware of any at present; Series 22, parts 1 & 2, during 2009; Series 23, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2010; Series 24, during 2011, I am not aware of any at present; Series 25, part 1, March 2012.
Series 7 onward are the Counter Printed range, as although they are the same designs as series 6, the stamps are longer and a literal is printed at the bottom for the different Expo’s or stamp shows.
These images courtesy of Steve Irwin Stamps - Quality Australian & New Zealand Stamps Online 
Issued 27 September with perforation Die-cut simulated
 
1195-5-3 CP Red Kangaroo, literal CONGRESS;
1196-5-3 CP Kangaroo & Joey, literal CONGRESS;
1197-5-3 CP Eastern Grey Kangaroos, literal CONGRESS;
1198-5-3 CP Koala Family, literal CONGRESS;
1199-5-3 CP Koala on Ground, literal CONGRESS;
1200-5-3 CP Koala in Tree, literal CONGRESS

Prehistoric Animals of Australia
Designer: Lynda Warner - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue highlights five prehistoric animals found in & around Australia, released in a sheetlet of 10, Rhoetosaurus brownei; Mcnamaraspis kaprios; Ninjemys oweni; Paracyclotosaurus davidi & the Woolungasaurus glendowerensis.
Issued 1 October with perforation 14.6 x 13.86
    
1379-1-1 45c Rhoetosaurus;
1380-1-1 45c Mcnamaraspis kaprios;
1381-1-1 45c Ninjemys oweni;
1382-1-1 45c Paracyclotosaurus davidi;
1383-1-1 45c Woolungasaurus glendowerensis

1379-1-1_1383-1-1 SS Se-tenant Strip of Five
1379-1-1_1383-1-1 SH Sheetlet of 10

Creatures of the Night
Part 1, Lick & Stick
Stamp Collecting Month
Typography: S. Byass, Australia Post Graphic Design - Illustrator: P. Gouldthorpe - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue focuses on a number of Australian Creatures of the Night, the Platypus; the Brown Antechinus; the Dingo; the Barking Owl; the Spotted-tail Quoll & the Yellow-bellied Glider, the first three were released in Se-tenant form, the next two in a Se-tenant pair, this pair was also released in Peel & Stick, & all 6 were released in a Miniature Sheet with a different perforation.
Issued 1 October with perforation as below

1384-1-1 45c Platypus, perforation 14 x 14.4;
1385-1-1 45c Brown Antechinus, perforation 14 x 14.4;
1386-1-1 45c Dingo, perforation 14 x 14.4;
1387-1-1 45c Barking Owl, perforation 14.6 x 13.86;
1388-1-1 45c Spotted-tail Quoll, perforation 14.6 x 13.86;
1389-1-1 45c Yellow-bellied Glider, perforation 14.4 x 14
 
1384-1-1_1386-1-1 SS Se-tenant Strip of Three, perforation 14 x 14.4;
1387-1-1_1388-1-1 SS Se-tenant Pair, perforation 14.6 x 13.86

1384-1-2_1389-1-2 MS Miniature Sheet, perforation 14.4

1384-1-2 45c Platypus, Miniature Sheet stamp, perforation 14.4;
1385-1-2 45c Brown Antechinus, Miniature Sheet stamp, perforation 14.4;
1386-1-2 45c Dingo, Miniature Sheet stamp, perforation 14 x 14.4;
1387-1-2 45c Barking Owl, Miniature Sheet stamp, perforation 14.4;
1388-1-2 45c Spotted-tail Quoll, Miniature Sheet stamp, perforation 14.4;
1389-1-2 45c Yellow-bellied Glider, Miniature Sheet stamp, perforation 14.4

Creatures of the Night
Part 2, Peel & Stick
Stamp Collecting Month
Typography: S. Byass, Australia Post Graphic Design - Illustrator: P. Gouldthorpe - Printer: SNP Cambec
This part of the issue was only released in boxes of 100 & in a booklet of 10, using two of the six above stamps, the Barking Owl & the Spotted-tail Quoll.
Issued 1 October with perforation Die-cut simulated

1387-1-3 45c Barking Owl;
1388-1-3 45c Spotted-tail Quoll

1387-1-3­1388-1-3a BK $4.50
Booklet Cover
 
Australian Wildlife
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: SALISBURY
Series 10, Part 4
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design – Printer: Permara Labels
This issue of Counter Printed stamps were produced at the Salisbury '97.  This issues designs are basically the same as Series 6, Part 2, but the stamps are longer with any value from 45c to $100 available & the identifying post office/Exhibition printed on the stamp.
There have been a number of Counter Printed stamps in this design, starting at Series 7; Series 7, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1994;Series 8, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1995; Series 9, part 1, issued June, 1996; Series 10, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1997; Series 11, parts 1 through 4, issued during 1998; Series 12, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1999; Series 13, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2000; Series 14, parts 1 through 4, issued during 2001; Series 15, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2002; Series 16, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2003; Series 17, parts 1 through 7, issued during 2004; Series 18, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2005; Series 19, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2006; Series 20, during 2007, I am not aware of any at present; Series 21, during 2008, I am not aware of any at present; Series 22, parts 1 & 2, during 2009; Series 23, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2010; Series 24, during 2011, I am not aware of any at present; Series 25, part 1, March 2012.
Series 7 onward are the Counter Printed range, as although they are the same designs as series 6, the stamps are longer and a literal is printed at the bottom for the different Expo’s or stamp shows.
Issued 12 October with perforation Die-cut simulated
Currently I do not have these scans
    
1195-5-4 CP Red Kangaroo, literal SALISBURY;
1196-5-4 CP Kangaroo & Joey, literal SALISBURY;
1197-5-4 CP Eastern Grey Kangaroos, literal SALISBURY;
1198-5-4 CP Koala Family, literal SALISBURY;
1199-5-4 CP Koala on Ground, literal SALISBURY;
1200-5-4 CP Koala in Tree, literal SALISBURY

Australian Wildlife
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: NOARLUNGA
Series 10, Part 5
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design – Printer: Permara Labels
This issue of Counter Printed stamps were produced at the NOARLUNGA '97, Noarlunga & District Philatelic Exhibition.  This issues designs are basically the same as Series 6, Part 2, but the stamps are longer with any value from 45c to $100 available & the identifying post office/Exhibition printed on the stamp.
There have been a number of Counter Printed stamps in this design, starting at Series 7; Series 7, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1994;Series 8, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1995; Series 9, part 1, issued June, 1996; Series 10, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1997; Series 11, parts 1 through 4, issued during 1998; Series 12, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1999; Series 13, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2000; Series 14, parts 1 through 4, issued during 2001; Series 15, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2002; Series 16, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2003; Series 17, parts 1 through 7, issued during 2004; Series 18, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2005; Series 19, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2006; Series 20, during 2007, I am not aware of any at present; Series 21, during 2008, I am not aware of any at present; Series 22, parts 1 & 2, during 2009; Series 23, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2010; Series 24, during 2011, I am not aware of any at present; Series 25, part 1, March 2012.
Series 7 onward are the Counter Printed range, as although they are the same designs as series 6, the stamps are longer and a literal is printed at the bottom for the different Expo’s or stamp shows.
These images courtesy of Steve Irwin Stamps - Quality Australian & New Zealand Stamps Online 
Issued 18 October with perforation Die-cut simulated
 
1195-5-5 CP Red Kangaroo, literal NOARLUNGA;
1196-5-5 CP Kangaroo & Joey, literal NOARLUNGA;
1197-5-5 CP Eastern Grey Kangaroos, literal NOARLUNGA;
1198-5-5 CP Koala Family, literal NOARLUNGA;
1199-5-5 CP Koala on Ground, literal NOARLUNGA;
1200-5-5 CP Koala in Tree, literal NOARLUNGA
 
Australian Wildlife
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: FREMANTLE
Series 10, Part 7
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design – Printer: Permara Labels
This issue of Counter Printed stamps were produced at the Fremantle 97, Western Australian National Stamp Show.   This issues designs are basically the same as Series 6, Part 2, but the stamps are longer with any value from 45c to $100 available & the identifying post office/Exhibition printed on the stamp.
There have been a number of Counter Printed stamps in this design, starting at Series 7; Series 7, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1994;Series 8, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1995; Series 9, part 1, issued June, 1996; Series 10, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1997; Series 11, parts 1 through 4, issued during 1998; Series 12, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1999; Series 13, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2000; Series 14, parts 1 through 4, issued during 2001; Series 15, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2002; Series 16, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2003; Series 17, parts 1 through 7, issued during 2004; Series 18, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2005; Series 19, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2006; Series 20, during 2007, I am not aware of any at present; Series 21, during 2008, I am not aware of any at present; Series 22, parts 1 & 2, during 2009; Series 23, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2010; Series 24, during 2011, I am not aware of any at present; Series 25, part 1, March 2012.
Series 7 onward are the Counter Printed range, as although they are the same designs as series 6, the stamps are longer and a literal is printed at the bottom for the different Expo’s or stamp shows.
Issued 23 October with perforation Die-cut simulated
Currently I do not have scans
    
1195-5-7 CP Red Kangaroo, literal FREMANTLE;
1196-5-7 CP Kangaroo & Joey, literal FREMANTLE;
1197-5-7 CP Eastern Grey Kangaroos, literal FREMANTLE;
1198-5-7 CP Koala Family, literal FREMANTLE;
1199-5-7 CP Koala on Ground, literal FREMANTLE;
1200-5-7 CP Koala in Tree, literal FREMANTLE
 
Australian Wildlife
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: ST. PETERS
Series 10, Part 6
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design – Printer: Permara Labels
This issue of Counter Printed stamps were produced at the St. Peters 97, South Australian Stamp & Coin Fair.   This issues designs are basically the same as Series 6, Part 2, but the stamps are longer with any value from 45c to $100 available & the identifying post office/Exhibition printed on the stamp.
There have been a number of Counter Printed stamps in this design, starting at Series 7; Series 7, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1994;Series 8, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1995; Series 9, part 1, issued June, 1996; Series 10, parts 1 through 6, issued during 1997; Series 11, parts 1 through 4, issued during 1998; Series 12, parts 1 through 7, issued during 1999; Series 13, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2000; Series 14, parts 1 through 4, issued during 2001; Series 15, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2002; Series 16, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2003; Series 17, parts 1 through 7, issued during 2004; Series 18, parts 1 through 3, issued during 2005; Series 19, parts 1 & 2, issued during 2006; Series 20, during 2007, I am not aware of any at present; Series 21, during 2008, I am not aware of any at present; Series 22, parts 1 & 2, during 2009; Series 23, parts 1 through 5, issued during 2010; Series 24, during 2011, I am not aware of any at present; Series 25, part 1, March 2012.
Series 7 onward are the Counter Printed range, as although they are the same designs as series 6, the stamps are longer and a literal is printed at the bottom for the different Expo’s or stamp shows.
Issued 26 October with perforation Die-cut simulated
Currently I do not have scans
    
1195-5-6 CP Red Kangaroo, literal ST PETERS;
1196-5-6 CP Kangaroo & Joey, literal ST PETERS;
1197-5-6 CP Eastern Grey Kangaroos, literal ST PETERS;
1198-5-6 CP Koala Family, literal ST PETERS;
1199-5-6 CP Koala on Ground, literal ST PETERS;
1200-5-6 CP Koala in Tree, literal ST PETERS
 
Breast Cancer Awareness
Designer: Lynda Warner - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue brings Breast Cancer to the forefront, everyone has been or will by touched in some way by this terrible problem.
Issued 27 October with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1390-1-1 45c Breast Cancer Awareness
1390-1-1 SH Sheetlet of 10

Christmas 1997
Part 1, Lick & Stick

Designer: C. Bryant, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: SNP Cambec
This issue was released with three stamps celebrating Christmas, the designs come from a Nativity play put on by children with, 40c, Two Children as Angels; 45c, Child with Baby (Mary & Baby Jesus); $1, Three Children (Three Wise Men).
Issued 3 November with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1391-1-1 40c Two Children as Angels;
1392-1-1 45c Child as Mary with Baby Jesus;
1393-1-1 $1 Three Children as Three Wise Men

Christmas 1997
Part 2, Peel & Stick

Designer: C. Bryant, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: SNP Cambec
This Peel & Stick issue celebrating Christmas was only released using the 40c stamp (Two Children as Angels) in an $8 Booklet of 20 stamps.
Issued 3 November with perforation Die-cut simulated

1391-1-2 40c Two Children as Angels
1391-1-2a BK $8 Booklet Cover

Nature of Australia
Issue 3
Wetland Birds
Part 3, Lick & Stick
Special Miniature Sheet
Overprinted
International Stamp & Coin Exhibition, Shanghai '97

Designer: Rankin Bevers Associates - Printer: SNP Cambec
This release is Issue 3, Part 3 of Nature Australia and was produced & overprinted for the Shanghai '97 International Stamp & Coin Exhibition, using two of the four stamps released 2 June, 1997, the Brolga & the Jabiru. (1367 & 1368) in Se-tenant form.  
Issued 19 November with perforation 14.4 x 14

1367-1-1_1368-1-1 SH OP 90c Se-tenant Sheetlet Overprinted International Stamp & Coin Exhibition, Shanghai '97