Australia 2001 Commonwealth Parliamentary Meetings

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  • Issue Date: 4 September 2001
  • Designed by: Colin McPartlin
  • Printed by: McPherson's Printing
  • Print Process: Lithography
  • Perforations: 14.5 x 14.0
  • Stamp Size: 26 mm x 37.5 mm
  • Format: sheetlets of 10
  • Withdrawal date: 30 September 2002


This stamp set commemorates the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which this year will be held in Australia in September and October respectively. The design was created using the names of the Commonwealth member countries. By varying the colour of the text, the designer has created graphic images for each stamp.


45c CHOGM Stamp

The CHOGM stamp shows Australia in its position on the globe.


45c Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference Stamp

The Parliamentary Conference stamp includes the Southern Cross.

45c Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

Se-tenant Pair

Se-tenant pair x 45c

Se-tenant Block

When viewed as a block of four, the design reveals another image (the entire globe) within the overall design.

Se-tenant block of 4 x 45c


The names of the meetings printed in selvedge of the sheetlet.

Sheetlet of 10 x 45c

First Day Cover

The first day of issue postmark was Canberra ACT 2600.

First day cover - se-tenant block of 4 x 45c

Maximum Cards

45c CHOGM maximum card
45c Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference maximum card

Presentation Pack

Presentation pack front cover
Presentation pack back cover