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2003 Issues

Celebration and Nation
Part 1
Designers: as below - Printer: SNP Sprint (formerly SNP Ausprint)
The designers for this issue were, Romance (Hearts & Roses), Symone Lambert, Australia Post Design Studio; Happy Ever After (Gold & Silver), Teddy Bear & Happy Birthday (Birthday Cake), Chris Shurey; Daisy & Let's Party (Balloons), Fragile Design; Kangaroo & Flag, Australia & Globe & Car, Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. (Car Illustrated by Fredd Briggs).  This set of tabbed stamps is part 1 and was issued to allow for the rise in postage rates, all issues replace another stamp, with the exception of the Car design, all issues were also available for use as"P" stamps, there were four page sets in the issues, the first sheet contained 3 stamp designs the: 50c Daisy / 50c Happy Ever After (Gold Rings) / 50c Romance (Hearts & Roses); the second sheet also contained 3 designs the: 50c Happy Birthday (Cake) / 50c Teddy / 50c Let's Party (Balloons); the third sheet again contained 3 designs the: 50c Kangaroo & Flag / 50c Australia & Globe / 50c Car; the last sheet only contained one design, the $1 Happy Ever After (Silver Rings), all issues were also released in single sheetlets of 20 stamps, part 2, issued February (eight issues down) was the booklet series of these stamps, but with a different perforation 14.4 x 14.
Issued 7 January with perforation 13.86 x 14.28
  
1734-1-1 50c Daisy with tab;
1734-1-2 50c Daisy without tab;
1735-1-1 50c Happy Ever After (Gold Rings) with tab;
1735-1-2 50c Happy Ever After (Gold Rings) without tab
1736-1-1 50c Romance (Hearts & Roses) with tab;
1736-1-2 50c Romance (Hearts & Roses) without tab

1734-1-1_1736-1-1 SS Se-tenant strip of 3 with tabs
1734-1-1 SH Daisy Sheetlet
 
1735-1-1 SH Happy Ever After (Gold Rings) Sheetlet
1736-1-1 SH Romance (Hearts & Roses) Sheetlet
    
1737-1-1 50c Happy Birthday (Cake) with tab;
1737-1-2 50c Happy Birthday (Cake) without tab;
1738-1-1 50c Teddy (New Baby) with tab;
1738-1-2 50c Teddy (New Baby) without tab

1739-1-1 50c Balloons (Let's Party) with tab;
1739-1-2 50c Balloons (Let's Party) without tab

1737-1-1_1739-1-1 SS Se-tenant Strip of 3 with tabs
1737-1-1 SH Happy Birthday (Cake) Sheetlet
1738-1-1 SH Teddy (New Baby) Sheetlet
1739-1-1 SH Balloons (Let's Party) Sheetlet
  
1740-1-1 50c Kangaroo & Flag with tab;
1740-1-2 50c Kangaroo & Flag without tab;
1741-1-1 50c Australia & Globe with tab;
1741-1-2 50c Australia & Globe without tab

1742-1-1 50c Car with tab;
1742-1-2 50c Car without tab

1740-1-1_1742-1-1 SS Se-tenant strip of  3
1740-1-1 SH Kangaroo & Flag Sheetlet
1741-1-1 SH Australia & Globe Sheetlet
1742-1-1 SH Car Sheetlet
 
1743-1-1 $1 Happy Ever After (Silver Rings) with tab;
1743-1-2 $1 Happy Ever After (Silver Rings) without tab
1743-1-1 SH Happy Ever After (Silver Rings) Sheetlet

Nature of Australia
Issue 5
Desert, Part 4
Designer: Wayne Rankin, Swiss Group - Printer: Booklets & Boxes of 100, SNP Sprint; Boxes of 200, Pemara Labels
This is Issue 5, Part 4, Nature of Australia, this release is the Peel & Stick version of the 50c, Desert Star Flower (Calytrix carinata), the lick & stick version was released in June 2002, this stamp was released in $5 booklets of 10, $10 booklets of 20, Cheque Books of 20 booklets of 10 x 50c stamps & $50 boxes of 100 & $100 boxes of 200.
Nature of Australia has had a number of issues with many parts:
Issue 1, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in May, 1996;
Issue 2 (4 stamps) were released in April, 1997;
Issue 3, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in June, 1997;
Issue 3, part 3 (a Miniature Sheet of two, 1367 &1368) were released in November, 1997;
Issue 3, part 4 ($9 Trial Booklet, two strips of 10) was released in February, 1998;
Issue 3, part 5 ($9 Trial Booklet, 20 in booklet form were released in September, 1998;
Issue 4, parts 1 & 2, (4 stamps) were released in April, 1999;
Issue 4, parts 3 & 4 were released in July, 1999;
Issue 5, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in August, 2001;
Issued 7 January with perforation Die-cut simulated

1699-1-2 50c Desert Star Flower
 
1699-1-2a BK1 $5 Booklet Cover of 10

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Kangaroo & Flag
"P" Stamps
Victorian Police - 150 Years of Policing
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Kangaroo & Flag stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet celebrates 150 years of policing by the Victorian Police, 1853 to 2003.
Issued 8 January with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1740-3-1 50c Kangaroo & Flag with the Victorian Police insignia in the tab

1740-3-1 SESS Kangaroo & Flag Victoria Police Sheetlet

Frama labels were first introduced on trial on 22 February, 1984, at it's peak there were some 200 Sterner stamp vending machines in use within Australia and at a number of International stamp expo's, a decline in use and the increase in costs of maintenance caused the decision to be made to withdraw all machines from use.
On 10 January, 2003 all Sterner Booklet Vending Machines were withdrawn from use at close of business, (a special booklet cover was produced using the Arts Councils stamps (released in September, 1996 & reprinted in 2001) on a general purpose cover & postmarked Corio Vic. 3214.   Then on 12 January, all previous releases of Frama Labels were also withdrawn from sale, again at close of business, in anticipation of the release of the Farewell Frama Labels (below) on 13 January, then on 30 June, 2003 all Frama Label machines were also withdrawn from service, along with all but one Frama product (see 30 June for details).

Frama Labels
Native Flora and Fauna Frama
Vending Machine Issue
Farewell Frama
Designer: Beth McKinlay, Australia Post Design Studio - Illustrator: Douglas Pitt - Printer: Pemara Labels
This label, the Native Flora and Fauna Frama was released to Farewell Frama labels (as all previous issues have been withdrawn and when this set is withdrawn, they will not be issued again), only five locations were produced, QVB, 2000 (Queen Victoria Building) PostShop (machine formerly at Sydney GPO); Canberra 2601; Brisbane 4000; Adelaide 5000 & NPC (National Philatelic Centre), this label was issued in three different values, 50c; $1 & $1.45 at the different issuing centres. 
There have been a number of issues of Frama Labels,
Issued 13 January with perforation Imperforate
  
1744-1-1 50c Native Flora & Fauna - (QVB) Queen Victoria Building - Sydney 2000 postcode;
1744-1-2 $1 Native Flora & Fauna - (QVB) Queen Victoria Building - Sydney 2000 postcode;
1744-1-3 $1.45 Native Flora & Fauna - (QVB) Queen Victoria Building - Sydney 2000 postcode
   
1744-2-1 50c Native Flora & Fauna - Canberra 2601 postcode;
1744-2-2 $1 Native Flora & Fauna - Canberra 2601 postcode;
1744-2-3 $1.45 Native Flora & Fauna - Canberra 2601 postcode
  
1744-3-1 50c Native Flora & Fauna - Brisbane 4000 postcode;
1744-3-2 $1 Native Flora & Fauna - Brisbane 4000 postcode;
1744-3-3 $1.45 Native Flora & Fauna - Brisbane 4000 postcode
  
1744-4-1 50c Native Flora & Fauna - Adelaide 5000 postcode;
1744-4-2 $1 Native Flora & Fauna - Adelaide 5000 postcode;
1744-4-3 $1.45 Native Flora & Fauna - Adelaide 5000 postcode
  
1744-5-1 50c Native Flora & Fauna - (NPC) National Philatelic Centre;
1744-5-2 $1 Native Flora & Fauna - (NPC) National Philatelic Centre;
1744-5-3 $1.45 Native Flora & Fauna - (NPC) National Philatelic Centre

1744-6-1 50c Native Flora & Fauna - A2 Post Office Issue

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Open Tennis Tournament
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, these sheetlet celebrates the Australian Tennis Open, one issue each day for the 14 days of the tournament, from the 13th to 26th January.
Issued 13 January with perforation 13.86 x 14.28
1741-2-1 50c Australia & Globe with Australian Open tab

1741-2-1 SESS Australia & Globe Australian Open Sheetlet

Australia Day
Australian Legends
Part 1, Lick & Stick
Designer: Belinda Marshall, Australia Post Design Studio - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is Australia Day - Australian Legends, Legends are issued each year around the same day, this issue is of two Australian Tennis legends, Margaret Court & Rodney (Rod) George Laver.
Margaret Court rose to prominence when she won her first Australian singles title, in 1970 she she won the second ever female Grand Slam, she also remains the only player to win a Grand Slam in both singles & doubles, she retired in 1976 after she had won 62 Gland Slam events, 3 Wimbledon titles, 5 US Open titles, 5 French titles and 11 Australian titles.
Rod Laver won the Grand Slam twice, he was nicknamed 'Rocket' by the Davis Cup captain Harry Hopman, Rod Lavers' career spanned 23 years in both the amateur and open eras, he won 11 Grand Slam singles titles, including 4 Wimbledon men's championships, 3 Australian titles, 2 French titles & 2 US titles.
Issued 24 January with perforation 13.86 x 14.6
 
1745-1-1 50c Margaret Court MBE & Wimbledon Trophy 1965;
1746-1-1 50c Margaret Court in Action 1965;
1747-1-1 50c Rod Laver MBE & Wimbledon Trophy 1969;
1748-1-1 50c Rod Laver in Action 1969

1745-1-1_1748-1-1 SS Se-tenant Block of 4
1745-1-1_1748-1-1 GS Gutter Strip of 10

Australia Day
Australian Legends
Part 2, Peel & Stick
Designer: Belinda Marshall, Australia Post Design Studio - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is the same as the above, but in Peel & Stick Format, the stamps were released in a $5 booklet.
Issued 24 January with perforation Die-cut simulated
   
1745-1-2 50c Margaret Court MBE & Wimbledon Trophy 1965;
1746-1-2 50c Margaret Court in Action 1965;
1747-1-2 50c Rod Laver MBE & Wimbledon Trophy 1969;
1748-1-2 50c Rod Laver in Action 1969

1745-1-2_1748-1-2a BK $5 Booklet Cover

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
In Memory of
Bishop Ivan Prasko MBE, DSEO
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet celebrates the life of Bishop Ivan Prasko, he was the First Eparch of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Australia & New Zealand, he was born in the Ukraine on 1 May 1914 and passed away on the 28 January, 2001.
Issued 28 January with perforation 13.86 x 14.28
1741-3-1 50c Australian & Globe with Bishop Ivan Prasko in tab

1741-3-1 SESS  Australia & Globe Bishop Ivan Prasko Sheetlet

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australia International Airshow 2003
Celebrating 100 Years of Flight
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet celebrates the Australian International Airshow 2003, celebrating 100 Years of Flight at Avalon Airport, Geelong, Victoria, 11 - 16 February, 2003.
Issued February with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-4-1 50c Australia & Globe with AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW 2003 in Tab

1741-4-1 SESS  Australia & Globe AIRSHOW 2003 Sheetlet

Celebration and Nation
Prestige Booklets (6)
Part 2
Designers: as below - Printer: SNP Sprint (formerly SNP Ausprint)
The designers for this issue were, Romance (Hearts & Roses), Symone Lambert, Australia Post Design Studio; Happy Ever After (Gold & Silver), Happy Birthday (Birthday Cake), Chris Shurey; Daisy & Let's Party (Balloons), Fragile Design.  This set part 2, are the prestige booklet releases for the tabbed stamps of part 1, that were released in January, there were six booklets released here; 50c Daisy; 50c Happy Ever After (Gold Rings); 50c Romance (Hearts & Roses); 50c Happy Birthday (Cake); 50c Let's Party (Balloons); $1 Happy Ever After (Silver Rings), the booklets each contain 5 miniature sheets of stamps, 4 stamps per sheetlet (20 stamps).
Issued during February with perforation 14.4 x 14

1734-2-1 PBK  Friendship Prestige Booklet - Daisy

1735-2-1 PBK Weddings (standard) Prestige Booklet - Gold Wedding Rings

1736-2-1 PBK Love Prestige Booklet - Hearts & Roses

1737-2-1 PBK Birthdays Prestige Booklet - Cake

1739-2-1 PBK Celebrations Prestige Booklet - Balloons

1743-2-1 PBK Weddings (Large) Prestige Booklet (Silver Wedding Rings)

Nature of Australia
Issue 6, Part 1
Rainforests, the Daintree
Designer: Wayne Rankin - Printer: SNP Sprint
This Issue 6, Part 1, Nature of Australia, it has only one stamp in the release, the $1.45, Blue Orchid (Dendrobium), it is a rare & beautiful blue orchid, this stamp introduces the new set of the Nature of Australia Series, the 'Rainforest Habitat', in this stamps case the Daintree area of the Wet Tropics, this area lies in between Townsville & Cooktown on Queensland's north-east coast, within the Daintree National Park, it encompasses 760 square kilometres and is the largest of Australia's remaining rainforest wilderness.Nature of Australia has had a number of issues with many parts:
Issue 1, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in May, 1996;
Issue 2 (4 stamps) were released in April, 1997;
Issue 3, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in June, 1997;
Issue 3, part 3 (a Miniature Sheet of two, 1367 &1368) were released in November, 1997;
Issue 3, part 4 ($9 Trial Booklet, two strips of 10) was released in February, 1998;
Issue 3, part 5 ($9 Trial Booklet, 20 in booklet form were released in September, 1998;
Issue 4, parts 1 & 2, (4 stamps) were released in April, 1999;
Issue 4, parts 3 & 4 were released in July, 1999;
Issue 5, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in August, 2001;
Issued 11 February with perforation 14 x 14.4

1749-1-1 $1.45 Blue Orchid

Fishing in Australia
Designer: Ego Guiotto - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is Fishing Australia (one of Australia's most popular recreational activities) with five stamps (all 50c) of our most sort after fish: Snapper (Pagrus auratus); Murray Cod (Maccullochella peelii); Brown Trout (Salmo trutta); Yellow Fin (Thunnus albacares); Barramundi (Lates calcarifer), these stamps are larger than the normal issue, there are two parts to each stamp, a type of fish and where it can be caught, in the gutter strip, 5 different lures are also printed one for each type of fish.
Issued 11 February with perforation 14.4 x 14

1750-1-1 50c Snapper;
1751-1-1 50c Murray Cod;
1752-1-1 50c Brown Trout;
1753-1-1 50c Yellow Fin;
1754-1-1 50c Barramundi

1750-1-1_1754-1-1 SS Se-tenant Strip of 5
1750-1-1_1754-1-1 GS Gutter Strip of 10

Blooms
Australian Cultivars
Part 1, Lick & Stick

Designer: Beth McKinlay, Australia Post Design Studio - Photographer: Simon Griffiths - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue has five stamps, all are beautiful specimen blooms of Australian Cultivars.  The Hari Withers Camellia; the Victoria Gold Rose; the Superb Grevillea; the Bush Tango Kangaroo Paw & the Midnight Rhododendron.
Issued 25 March with perforation 14.6 x 13.86
  
1755-1-1 50c 'Hari Withers' Camellia;
1756-1-1 50c 'Victoria Gold' Rose;
1757-1-1 50c 'Superb' Grevillea;
1758-1-1 50c 'Bush Tango' Kangaroo Paw;
1759-1-1 50c 'Midnight' Rhododendron

1755-1-1_1759-1-1 SS Se-tenant Strip of 5
1755-1-1_1759-1-1 MS $5 Miniature Sheet

Blooms
Australian Cultivars
Part 2, Peel & Stick
Designer: Beth McKinlay, Australia Post Design Studio - Photographer: Simon Griffiths - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is the same as the above, but in Peel & Stick format, this set were released in boxes of 100 & booklets of 10..
Issued 25 March with perforation Die-cut simulated

1755-1-2 50c 'Hari Withers' Camellia;
1756-1-2 50c 'Victoria Gold' Rose;
1757-1-2 50c 'Superb' Grevillea;
1758-1-2 50c 'Bush Tango' Kangaroo Paw;
1759-1-2 50c 'Midnight' Rhododendron

1755-1-2_1759-1-2a BK $5 Booklet Cover

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
A.F.L. Premiership Players Club Inc.
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes A.F.L. Football and the Premiership Players Club Inc.
Issued 26 March with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-1 SESS Australia & Globe Sheetlet Premiership Players' Club with twenty players in the Tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
John Farnham's 'The Last Time'
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet celebrates the Last Time, the last concert of John Farnham, the ten stamps have ten different tabs.
Issued during April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-6-1 SESS Australia & Globe John Farnham Sheetlet with 10 different tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Kangaroo & Flag
"P" Stamps
Ferrari World Championships 2003
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the Ferrari World Championships, with ten different tabs (the stamps with tabs would be numbered 5-1 through to 5-10).
Issued during April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1740-5-1 SESS Kangaroo & Flag Ferrari Sheetlet stamp with ten different
tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Adelaide Crows
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Adelaide Crows with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued Late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-2 SESS Australia & Globe Crows Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Brisbane Lions
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Brisbane Lions with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-3 SESS Australia & Globe Lions Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Carlton Blues
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Carlton Blues with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-4 SESS Australia & Globe Blues Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Collingwood Magpies
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Collingwood Magpies with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-5 SESS Australia & Globe Magpies Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Essendon Bombers
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Essendon Bombers with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-6 SESS Australia & Globe Bombers Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Fremantle Dockers
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Fremantle Dockers with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-7 SESS Australia & Globe Dockers Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Geelong Cats
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Geelong Cats with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-8 SESS Australia & Globe Cats Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Hawthorn Hawks
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Hawthorn Hawks with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-9 SESS Australia & Globe Hawks Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
North Melbourne Kangaroos
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Kangaroos with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-10 SESS Australia & Globe Kangaroos Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Melbourne Demons
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Melbourne Demons with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-11 SESS Australia & Globe Demons Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Port Adelaide Power
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Port Adelaide Power with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-12 SESS Australia & Globe Power Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Richmond Tigers
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Richmond Tigers with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-13 SESS Australia & Globe Tigers Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
St. Kilda Saints
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the St. Kilda Saints with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-14 SESS Australia & Globe Saints Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Sydney Swans
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Sydney Swans with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-15 SESS Australia & Globe Swans Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
West Coast Eagles
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the West Coast Eagles with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-16 SESS Australia & Globe Eagles Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Australian Football League
Western Bulldogs
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the A.F.L. team the Western Bulldogs with twenty different players in the tabs.
Issued late April with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-5-17 SESS Australia & Globe Bulldogs Sheetlet with twenty players in the tabs

Australian Paintings
Designer: Simone Lambert, Australia Post Design Studio - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue lists paintings by; Sir Sidney Nolan, $1, Ned Kelly 1946; Howard Arkley, $1, Family Home, Suburban Exterior 1963; Robert Jacks, $1.45, Cord Long Drawn, Expectant 1985; Joy Hester, $2.45, Girl 1957.
Issued 6 May with perforation 14.4 x 14
 
1760-1-1 $1 'Ned Kelly' by Sidney Nolan 1946;
1761-1-1 $1 'Family Home, Suburban Exterior' by Howard Arkley 1993;
1760-1-1_1761-1-1 SS Se-tenant Pair
 
1762-1-1 $1.45 'Cord Long Drawn, Expectant' by Robert Jacks 1985;
1763-1-1 $2.45 'Girl' by Joy Hester 1957

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Rotary International Convention
Brisbane, Queensland, 1 to 4 June 2003
Rotary Foundation - PolioPlus
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the Rotary International PolioPlus Foundation.
Issued 1 June with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-7-1 SESS Australia & Globe Rotary International Convention Sheetlet with ten different tabs

Coronation Golden Jubilee
Part 1, Lick & Stick
Designer: Cathleen Cram, Australia Post Design Studio - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue celebrates Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Golden Jubilee of her coronation on 2 June 1953, the first stamp (50c) is a formal painting of the Queen taken in Buckingham Palace during 1953; the second ($2.45) is of the coronation crown which dates back to 1660 when it was commissioned for the coronation of King Charles II, this crown is only ever worn once in a sovereign's lifetime, at his or her coronation, the Imperial State Crown takes it's place on our sovereign's head at St.Edward's Chapel immediately after the coronation.
Issued 2 June with perforation 14.6 x 13.86

1764-1-1 50c Portrait of the Queen, Buckingham Palace 1953;
1765-1-1 $2.45 St. Edwards Crown (Royal Coronation Crown);

1764-1-1_1765-1-1 MS Miniature Sheet

Coronation Golden Jubilee
Part 2, Peel & Stick
Designer: Cathleen Cram, Australia Post Design Studio - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is the same as the above, but only for the 50c stamp and is in Peel & stick format, released in Booklets of 10 and Cheque Books containing 20 booklets of ten stamps.
Issued 2 June with perforation Die-cut simulated

1764-1-2 50c Portrait of the Queen, Buckingham Palace 1953

1764-1-2a BK $5 Booklet Cover

Art of Papunya Tula
INTERNATIONAL POST
Artists: as below - Printer: SNP Sprint
The Aboriginal designs for this release come from what was Papunya, Papunya was established in the 1960's as a social experiment, in 1972 the artists from the five main Aboriginal tribal groups formed Papunya Tula Artist's Pty. Ltd., named for the Honey Ant Ancestor's Dreaming site at Papunya, the original art was conceived to preserve the culture and educate the young in the ways of Aboriginal culture, in the 1980's the artist's moved to the Pintupi country, with Kintore (near the Western Australian border) being the main work area today for many gifted Aboriginal Australian artists, in the 1990's women began to express their own visions & stories for the first time, four of the many artist's are represented here; $1.10, Ningura Napurrula (Pintupi) 2002, born c. 1938; $1.65, Naata Nungurrayi (Pintupi) 2001, born c. 1932; $2.20, Graham Tjupurrula (Pintupi) 2001, born 1975; $3.30, Dini Campbell Tjampitjinpa (Pintupi) 1999, c.1945-2000, all paintings are untitled.
Issued 17 June with perforation 14.6 x 13.87 & 13.87 x 14.6

1766-1-1 $1.10 Ningura Napurrula (artist);
1767-1-1 $1.65 Naata Nungurrayi (artist);
1768-1-1 $2.20 Graham Tjupurrula (artist);
1769-1-1 $3.30 Dini Campbell Tjampitjinpa (artist)

All remaining Frama Machines were withdrawn from service & all Frama products were withdrawn from sale at close of business 30 June, 2003, with the exception of 'Farewell Frama' Last Day Cover which was withdrawn on 30 July, 2003.
 
SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Kangaroo & Flag
"P" Stamps
30 Year Anniversary
of the Leyland P76
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Kangarro & Flag stamp was issued 11 May, 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the first sale of the Leyland P76 Motor Car.
Issued during July with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1740-2-1 SESS Kangaroo & Flag Sheetlet Leyland P76
 
Genetics 1953 - 2003
Designer: Rod Oliver, Fragile Design - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issues two designs are the artist's representation of the DNA 50c double helix and the 50c Kangaroo chromosomes.
Issued 8 July with perforation 13.86 x 14.6
 
1770-1-1 50c DNA Double Helix (artists impression);
1771-1-1 50c Kangarro Chromosomes (depiction);
1770-1-1_1771-1-1 SS Se-tenant Pair
1770-1-1_1771-1-1 GS Gutter Strip of 10

Nature of Australia
Issue 6, Part 2
Rainforests, the Daintree
Lick & Stick
Designer: Wayne Rankin - Printer: SNP Sprint
This Issue 6, Part 2, Nature of Australia, there are 4 stamps in this release (all 50c), the Orange-thighed tree frog (Litoria xanthomera); the Green-spotted triangle butterfly (Graphium agamemnon ligatum); the Yellow-bellied sunbird (Nectarinia jugularis); the Striped possum (Dactylopsila trivirgata). Nature of Australia has had a number of issues with many parts:
Issue 1, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in May, 1996;
Issue 2 (4 stamps) were released in April, 1997;
Issue 3, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in June, 1997;
Issue 3, part 3 (a Miniature Sheet of two, 1367 &1368) were released in November, 1997;
Issue 3, part 4 ($9 Trial Booklet, two strips of 10) was released in February, 1998;
Issue 3, part 5 ($9 Trial Booklet, 20 in booklet form were released in September, 1998;
Issue 4, parts 1 & 2, (4 stamps) were released in April, 1999;
Issue 4, parts 3 & 4 were released in July, 1999;
Issue 5, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in August, 2001;
Issued 8 July with perforation 14 x 14.4

1772-1-1 50c Orange-thighed tree frog;
1773-1-1 50c Green-spotted triangle butterfly;
1774-1-1 50c Striped possum;
1775-1-1 50c Yellow-bellied sunbird

1772-1-1_1775-1-1 SS Se-tenant Block of 4

Nature of Australia
Issue 6, Part 3
Rainforests, the Daintree
Peel & Stick
Designer: Wayne Rankin - Printer: SNP Sprint, box of 100, booklet of 10; Pemara Labels box of 200.
This Issue 6, Part 3, Nature of Australia, is in the Peel & Stick format, there are 4 stamps in this release (all 50c), the Orange-thighed tree frog (Litoria xanthomera); the Green-spotted triangle butterfly (Graphium agamemnon ligatum); the Yellow-bellied sunbird (Nectarinia jugularis); the Striped possum (Dactylopsila trivirgata), the Peel & Stick issues were released with three different perforations, all Die-cut simulated. Nature of Australia has had a number of issues with many parts:
Issue 1, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in May, 1996;
Issue 2 (4 stamps) were released in April, 1997;
Issue 3, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in June, 1997;
Issue 3, part 3 (a Miniature Sheet of two, 1367 &1368) were released in November, 1997;
Issue 3, part 4 ($9 Trial Booklet, two strips of 10) was released in February, 1998;
Issue 3, part 5 ($9 Trial Booklet, 20 in booklet form were released in September, 1998;
Issue 4, parts 1 & 2, (4 stamps) were released in April, 1999;
Issue 4, parts 3 & 4 were released in July, 1999;
Issue 5, parts 1 & 2 (4 stamps) were released in August, 2001;
Issued 8 July with perforations as below
  
Booklet Stamps PERFORATION 11.2 Die-cut simulated
1772-1-2 50c Orange-thighed tree frog;
1773-1-2 50c Green-spotted triangle butterfly;
1774-1-2 50c Striped possum;
1775-1-2 50c Yellow-bellied sunbird
1772-1-2_1775-1-2a BK1 $5 Booklet Cover
1772-1-2_1775-1-2a BK2 $10 Booklet Cover
   
Stamps from Box of 100 PERFORATION 11.2 x 11.15 Die-cut simulated
1772-1-3 50c Orange-thighed tree frog;
1773-1-3 50c Green-spotted triangle butterfly;
1774-1-3 50c Striped possum;
1775-1-3 50c Yellow-bellied sunbird
  
Stamps from Box of 200 PERFORATION 12.7 Die-cut simulated
1772-1-4 50c Orange-thighed tree frog;
1773-1-4 50c Green-spotted triangle butterfly;
1774-1-4 50c Striped possum;
1775-1-4 50c Yellow-bellied sunbird

Last Day Frama Covers withdrawn from sale at close of business 30 July, 2003

150th Anniversary Murray River Shipping
Part 1, Lick & Stick
Typography & Design: Belinda Marshall, Australia Post Design Studio - Illustrator: Craig McGill - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue contains 5 stamps all 50c in value; the PS Oscar W, built 1908; the PS Marion, built 1897; the PS Ruby, built 1907; the PV Pyap, built 1896 and the PS Adelaide, built 1866, the release celebrates the 150th anniversary of shipping on the Murray River, all vessels have been or are being fully restored.
Issued 5 August with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1776-1-1 50c PS Oscar W;
1777-1-1 50c PS Marion;
1778-1-1 50c PS Ruby;
1779-1-1 50c PV Pyap;
1780-1-1 50c PS Adelaide

1776-1-1_1780-1-1 SS Se-tenant Strip of 5
1776-1-1_1780-1-1 GS Gutter Strip showing course of the Murray River

150th Anniversary Murray River Shipping
Part 2, Peel & Stick
Typography & Design: Belinda Marshall, Australia Post Design Studio - Illustrator: Craig McGill - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is the same as the above, but in the Peel & Stick format, with two different perforations (one each for the 100 stamp Box & 10 stamp Booklet) as with the last Nature of Australia issue above.
Issued 5 August with perforation Die-cut simulated

Booklet Stamps
1776-1-2 50c PS Oscar W;
1777-1-2 50c PS Marion;
1778-1-2 50c PS Ruby;
1779-1-2 50c PV Pyap;
1780-1-2 50c PS Adelaide

1776-1-2_1780-1-2a BK $5 Booklet Cover
  
$50 Box Stamps
1776-1-3 50c PS Oscar W;
1777-1-3 50c PS Marion;
1778-1-3 50c PS Ruby;
1779-1-3 50c PV Pyap;
1780-1-3 50c PS Adelaide

Holiday Greetings
Peace and Goodwill
DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL
Designer: Chris Shurey - Printer: SNP Sprint
There are two stamps in this release: the 50c & the 90c stamp, both also became a part of the 'P' stamp range and the 90c is also an International stamp issue, in previous issues the tabbed stamp is (as a rule) the first listing in this case, is the untabbed stamp as it was issued first with both stamps being added to the 'P' stamp range on the day of issue.
Issued 5 August with perforation 14.4 x 14
 
1781-1-1 50c Christmas Tree without tab;
1782-1-1 90c INTERNATIONAL Christmas Star without tab;
1781-1-2 50c Christmas Tree with tab;
1782-1-2 90c INTERNATIONAL Christmas Star with tab

1781-1-1 SH Christmas Tree Sheetlet

1782-1-1 SH INTERNATIONAL Christmas Star Sheetlet

Australian Wildlife Definitives
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: Congress 2003
Series 16, Part 2
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: Permara Labels
This issues literal is for the Stamp Congress 2003 of the counter printed range, it was held by the South Australian Philatelic Council at Tanunda Showground Hall, Elizabeth Street, Tanunda South Australia, 30 & 31 August, 2003.  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.   The image below is without literal and is listed to show design.
Issued 30 August with perforation Die-cut simulated
I do not currently have these scans
 
1195-11-2 CP 45c Red Kangaroo, literal Congress 2003;
1196-11-2 CP 45c Kangaroo & Joey;
1197-11-2 CP 45c Eastern Grey Kangaroos;
1198-11-2 CP 45c Koala Family;
1199-11-2 CP 45c Koala on the Ground;
1200-11-2 CP 45c Koala in a Tree

High Court Centenary
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Design Studio - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is of two stamps the 50c is a portrait of Sir Samuel Griffith, the first Chief Justice of the High Court juxtaposed with the Constitutional text provisioning the High Court in 1901, the $1.45 is a bold typographical representation of the word 'justice' along with a number of the decisions made by the High Court from 1920 to 1996.
Issued 2 September with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1783-1-1 50c Portrait of Sir Samuel Griffith;
1784-1-1 $1.45  Representation of the word 'Justice'

1783-1-1-1784-1-1 MS $1.95 Miniature Sheet

Australian Wildlife Definitives
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: ST PETERS 2003
Series 16, Part 1
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: Permara Labels

This issues literal is for the St. Peters 2003 Stamp & Coin Fair of the counter printed range, the St. Peters Stamp & Coin Fair was held on the 20 & 21 August 2003.   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.   The image below is without literal and is listed to show design.
Issued 20 September with perforation Die-cut simulated
I do not currently have these scans
 
1195-11-1 CP 45c Red Kangaroo, literal St. Peters 2003;
1196-11-1 CP 45c Kangaroo & Joey;
1197-11-1 CP 45c Eastern Grey Kangaroos;
1198-11-1 CP 45c Koala Family;
1199-11-1 CP 45c Koala on the Ground;
1200-11-1 CP 45c Koala in a Tree

Bugs and Butterflies
Part 1, Lick & Stick
Stamp Collecting Month 2003
Designer: Graeme Base - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue was released for Stamp collecting month, the stamps (all 50c) are: Ulysses butterfly (Papilio ulysses joesa); Leichhardt's grasshopper (petasida ephippigera); Vedalia ladybird (Rodolia cardinalis); Green Mantid (Orthodera ministralis); Emperor gum moth caterpillar (Opodiphthera eucalypti); Fiddler beetle (Eupoecila australasiae), the miniature sheet contains additional creatures including a large male birdwing butterfly (Ornithoptera priamus).
Issued 24 September with perforation 13.86 x 14.6
 
1785-1-1 50c Ulysses Butterfly;
1786-1-1 50c Leichhardt's Grasshopper;
1787-1-1 50c Vedalia Ladybird;
1788-1-1 50c Green Mantid;
1789-1-1 50c Emperor Gum Moth Caterpillar;
1790-1-1 50c Fiddler Beetle

1785-1-1_1790-1-1 MS Miniature Sheet

Bugs and Butterflies
Part 2, Peel & Stick
Stamp Collecting Month 2003
Designer: Graeme Base - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is the same as the above, but in Peel & Stick format, they were released in booklets o9f 10, Cheque Books of 20 booklets of 120, along with boxes of 100.
Issued 24 September with perforation Die-cut simulated
  
1785-1-2 50c Ulysses Butterfly;
1786-1-2 50c Leichhardt's Grasshopper;
1787-1-2 50c Vedalia Ladybird;
1788-1-2 50c Green Mantid;
1789-1-2 50c Emperor Gum Moth Caterpillar;
1790-1-2 50c Fiddler Beetle
1785-1-2_1790-1-2a BK $5 Booklet Cover

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Kangaroo & Flag
"P" Stamps
Newcastle 2003 Stamp Show
Centenary Newcastle Post Office 1903 - 2003
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the Newcastle 2003 Stamp Show, 3 - 5 October, 2003.
Issued 3 October with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1740-4-1 50c Kangaroo & Flag stamp with the Newcastle Stamp Show
& Newcastle Post Office Centenary in the Tab
1740-4-1 SESS Kangaroo & Flag Sheetlet

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Newcastle Stamp Show 2003
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the Newcastle Stamp Show held 3 - 5 October, 2003.
Issued 3 October with perforation 13.86 x 14.28
1741-8-1 50c Australia & Globe with Newcastle Stamp Show October, 2003 in the  tab

1741-8-1 SESS Australia & Globe Sheetlet with ten different tabs

Bugs and Butterflies
Part 3
Overprinted
Bangkok World Philatelic Exhibition
Designer: Graeme Base - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue is the miniature sheet from part 1 above, overprinted for the Bangkok World Philatelic Exhibition.
Issued October with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1785-1-1_1790-1-1 MS OP $5 Booklet Cover Overprinted Bangkok World Philatelic Exhibition

Rugby World Cup 2003
10 October to 22 November
DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL
Designer: Beth McKinlay, Australia Post Design Studio -  Printers: McPherson's Printing & SNP Sprint
The tradition that is rugby has endured since 1823, when it is believed that William Webb Ellis picked up a soccer ball and ran with it, from that beginning rugby is now an International sensation enjoyed in over 135 countries world wide, the Rugby World cup began in 1987 jointly held in Australia & New Zealand with 16 countries invited to participate, 600,000 people attended the matches, which were also broadcast to 17 countries with an audience of approximately 300 million people.  There are three stamps in this issue, 50c Players & Ball Handling; $1.10 Webb Ellis Cup; $1.65 A Shot at the Goals, Miniature Sheets were produced individually for each stamp and combined with all three on one sheet, but the individual stamp sheets were supplied in a prestige booklet, the stamp were also produced as a part of the 'P' stamp range this release again starts with the stamps without tab as the main release.
Issued 8 October with perforation 14.4 x 14
  
1791-1-1 50c Players & Ball Handling;
1792-1-1 $1.10 INTERNATIONAL Webb Ellis Cup;
1793-1-1 $1.65 INTERNATIONAL 'A Shot at the Goals'

1791-1-1_1793-1-1 MS Miniature Sheet INTERNATIONAL & Domestic

1791-1-2 50c Players & Ball Handling with tab;
1792-1-2 $1.10 INTERNATIONAL Webb Ellis Cup with tab;
1793-1-2 $1.65 INTERNATIONAL 'A Shot at Goals' with tab

1791-1-1 SH Players & Ball Handling Sheetlet

1792-1-1 SH INTERNATIONAL Webb Ellis Cup Sheetlet

1793-1-1 SH INTERNATIONAL A Shot at the Goals Sheetlet
1792-1-3 SH INTERNATIONAL Webb Ellis Cup Sheetlet with blank tabs
 
Australian Wildlife Definitives
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: SALISBURY 2003
Series 16, Part 3
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: Permara Labels
This issue are the literal SALISBURY 2003 of the counter printed range.  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.   The image below is without literal and is listed to show design.
Issued 12 October with perforation Die-cut simulated
I do not currently have these scans
 
1195-11-3 CP 45c Red Kangaroo, literal SALISBURY 2003;
1196-11-3 CP 45c Kangaroo & Joey;
1197-11-3 CP 45c Eastern Grey Kangaroos;
1198-11-3 CP 45c Koala Family;
1199-11-3 CP 45c Koala on the Ground;
1200-11-3 CP 45c Koala in a Tree
 
Active With Asthma
National Asthma Week
12 - 18 October, 2003
Designer: Mike Heine - Printer: McPherson's Printing
This issue promotes Asthma Australia, the national consumer body for people with asthma and the leading association for education, information, research, community advocacy and support in Australia for people with asthma.
Issued 14 October with perforation 13.86 x 14.6

1794-1-1  50c National Asthma Week

1794-1-1 SH ASTHMA 10 x 50c Sheetlet

SPECIAL OCCASION BOOKLET
Christmas Wishes
Prestige Booklet
Designer: Chris Shurey - Printer: SNP Sprint (formerly SNP Ausprint)
This issue is using a stamp that was first released in 1999 as a part of the Personal Greetings range, although it is a new issue in a prestige booklet, the booklet contained 5 panes of 4 x 45c stamps.
Issued 31 October with perforation 14.4 x 14

1511-4-1 PBK $9 Prestige Booklet
containing 5 panes of 4 x 45c  Christmas Bauble

SPECIAL OCCASION BOOKLET
Celebration & Nation
Teddy - My Baby
Prestige Booklet
Designer: Chris Shurey - Printer: SNP Sprint (formerly SNP Ausprint)
This issue is using a stamp that was first released in Jan 2003, as a part of the Celebration & Nation range, although it is a new issue in a prestige booklet.
Issued 31 October with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1738-2-1 PBK $10 Prestige Booklet
containing 5 panes of 4 x 50c Teddy

SPECIAL OCCASION BOOKLET
INTERNATIONAL
Australian Greetings
Leaps & Bounds
Prestige Booklet
Designer: Chris Shurey - Printer: SNP Sprint (formerly SNP Ausprint)
This issue is using a stamp that was first released in 2001 as a part of the Colour My Day range, although it is a new issue in a prestige booklet, the booklet contained 4 pages of 2 x $1 stamps.
Issued 31 October with perforation 14.4 x 14

1638-3-1 PBK $8 Prestige Booklet
containing 2 panes of 4 x $1 Leaps & Bounds

SPECIAL OCCASION BOOKLET
INTERNATIONAL
Australian Greetings
Puji - Aboriginal Art
Prestige Booklet
Designer: Chris Shurey - Printer: SNP Sprint (formerly SNP Ausprint)
This issue is using a stamp that was first released in August, 2002 as a part of the Greetings range, although it is a new issue in a prestige booklet.
Issued 31 October with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1715-2-1 PBK Prestige Booklet
containing $1.65 Aboriginal Art by Tommy May

Christmas 2003
Part 1, Lick & Stick
Designer: Sally Morgan - Printer: SNP Sprint
The first Christmas stamps issued in Australia were in 1957, since that time many and varied traditional Christmas stamps have been produced, this year the design has come from Sally Morgan an Indigenous artist incorporating her use of brilliant colour and distinctive style, creating a truly 'Aussie' set of Christmas stamps.  The designs are 45c Mary & baby Jesus; 50c Three Wise Men; 90c Angel appearing to the Shepherds.
Issued 31 October with perforation 15.6 x 13.86

1795-1-1 45c Mary & the Baby Jesus;
1796-1-1 50c The Three Wise Men;
1797-1-1 90c Angel & Shepherds

Christmas 2003
Part 2, Peel & Stick
Designer: Sally Morgan - Printer: SNP Sprint
This issue  the same as the above, but only the 45c stamp was released in Peel & Stick, in booklets of 20 stamps with 'card only' stickers included.
Issued 31 October with perforation Die-cut simulated

1795-1-2 45c Mary & the Baby Jesus

1795-1-2a BK $9 Booklet Cover

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps Sheetlet
Tribute to Cathy Freeman
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet is a tribute to Cathy Freeman and was also released with her book, the tabs contain ten different photo's.
Issued during 2003 with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-9-1 SESS Australia & Globe Sheetlet with ten different tabs

Australian Wildlife Definitives
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: STAMPEX 2003
Series 16, Part 4
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: Permara Labels
This issue are the literal STAMPEX 2003 of the counter printed range.  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.   The image below is without literal and is listed to show design.
Issued during 2003 with perforation Die-cut simulated
I do not currently have these scans
 
1195-11-4 CP 45c Red Kangaroo, literal STAMPEX 2003;
1196-11-4 CP 45c Kangaroo & Joey;
1197-11-4 CP 45c Eastern Grey Kangaroos;
1198-11-4 CP 45c Koala Family;
1199-11-4 CP 45c Koala on the Ground;
1200-11-4 CP 45c Koala in a Tree

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Kangaroo & Flag
"P" Stamps
Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival 2003
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the Manjimup Cherry Harmony Festival 2003, with two different tabs.
Issued during December with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1740-6-1 SESS Kangroo & Flag Sheetlet stamp with two different tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Kangaroo & Flag
"P" Stamps
Royal Zoological Society of South Australia Inc.
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the .
Issued during 2003 with perforation 13.86 x 14.28
1740-7-1 Kangaroo & Flag with Kangaroo tab

1740-7-1 SESS Kangroo & Flag Sheetlet stamp with tabs

Australian Wildlife Definitives
Counter Printed Peel & Stick
literal: AEROPEX 2003
Series 16, Part 5
Designer: Janet Boschen, Australia Post Graphic Design - Printer: Permara Labels
This issue are the literal AEROPEX 2003 of the counter printed range, it was held 17 & 18 December, 2003.  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.   The image below is without literal and is listed to show design.
Issued 17 December with perforation Die-cut simulated
I do not currently have these scans
 
1195-11-5 CP 45c Red Kangaroo, literal AEROPEX 2003;
1196-11-5 CP 45c Kangaroo & Joey;
1197-11-5 CP 45c Eastern Grey Kangaroos;
1198-11-5 CP 45c Koala Family;
1199-11-5 CP 45c Koala on the Ground;
1200-11-5 CP 45c Koala in a Tree

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps Sheetlet
Lord of the Rings - Return of the King
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the film 'The Lord of the Rings - Return of the King', with ten different tabs.
Issued 17 December with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-10-1 SESS Australia & Globe Sheetlet with 10 different Tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
Centenary of The Wright Brothers
Powered Flight 1903 - 2003
AEROPEX 2003
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the AEROPEX 2003 & a century since the Wright Brothers first powered flight, the sheetlet contains 6 different tabs.
Issued 17 December with perforation 13.86 x 14.28

1741-11-1 SESS Australia & Globe Sheetlet with 6 different tabs

SPECIAL EDITION SHEETLET
Australia & Globe
"P" Stamps
CFA & Community
Protecting Victoria
Designers: Hannah Mattner, Cozzolino Ellet Design D'vision Pty. Ltd. - Printer: SNP Ausprint
The original Australia & Globe stamp was issued 11 May 2000, however this stamp (a new design) was issued in January this year under Celebration & Nation, this sheetlet promotes the Country Fire Authority of Victoria.
Issued during 2003 with perforation 13.86 x 14.28
1741-12-1 50c Australia & Globe with CFA tab

1741-12-1 SESS Australia & Globe Sheetlet with tabs