Welcome to the Ballarat Philatelic Society.

Established in 1904 we encourage philately in all of its forms, everyone is welcome to come and join. 

Over time the Society has endeavored to encourage students to become collectors with members conducting lunchtime collector sessions at several primary schools



Ballarat Philatelic Society 2024 Syllabus

Ballarat Philatelic Society 2024 Sylabus

Our intention is to adhere to the program however please check the coming events tab as times and venues may vary throughout the year.


Ballarat Philatelic Society

Stamp and Coin Fair


Sunday October 13th

Details to come




Celebrating Ballarat Philatelic Society's 120th Anniversay

The club's celebration of 120 years of existence was a great success with over 50 in attendance made up of club members, life members, partners and representatives from other clubs.  All in attendance enjoyed the displays put on by the members, the chance to catch up with people they hadn't seen for some time as well as feasting on an array of excellent food.  Thanks to all responsible.


We still have available for sale the excellent souvenir cover designed by club Life Member Keith Sanders canceled with

the special pictorial post mark designed by Club Member Sarah Waugh available for purchase.

The cover, with the insert is available for $5 plus $2.50 postage and handling by email order to advising the number of covers you wish to order. 

Payment to be made to Ballarat Philatelic Society BSB 013 516 A/c 642092592 and reference your name.

Click on each photo for the full shot.

120th Celebration
120 Years Photos
20th Celebration Photos
20th Celebration Photos
20th Celebration Photos
20th Celebration Photos
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Collection Appraisals

We are currently receiving a lot of requests from holders of collections, either their own or inherited material.

In order to assist those who wish to find out more about what you hold we are inviting you to bring your material to our Stamp Fair on Monday March 13th . A member(s) will discuss your collection with you and provide you with general advice.  Please note our members will not provide a valuation, however they will guide you to where you can get a valuation or sell if that is your wish.


January/February 2024 Newsletter

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Our Club

Our Club - Ballarat Stamp Club

The Ballarat Philatelic Society was established in 1904 and has catered for the philatelic interests of many in Ballarat and District for almost 120 years.


The Ballarat Philatelic Society meets regularly on a monthly basis and conducts a March and October Stamp Fairs. Interested members of the public are always welcome.


Newsletters - Ballarat Stamp Club

The Ballarat Philatelic Society produces newsletters every two months, back copies are accessed through the Newsletter tab.

Useful Links

Useful Links - Ballarat Stamp Club

Links and contact details are provided here for other Stamp Clubs and philatelic organisations. Please support their activities.


Sponsors - Ballarat Stamp Club

Sponsorship opportunities are available and provide exposure at reasonable rates.


Membership - Ballarat Stamp Club

Membership is open to anyone interested in philately and stamp collecting. Please come along to some of our meetings, meet fellow collectors and see if Ballarat Philatelic Society is for you.


Meetings - Ballarat Stamp Club

Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month. Members arrive about 7pm for a social interaction and the meeting proper starts 7.30pm.


History - Ballarat Stamp Club

The Ballarat Philatelic Society has a proud history from its first recorded meeting in April 1904 to the current day.


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