Australia 2001 Dragon Boat Racing
- Issue Date: 25 June 2001
- Designed by: Kan Tei-keung
- Illustrated by: Chan Kau On
- Printed by: SNP Ausprint
- Print Process: Lithography
- Perforations: 14½ x 14
- Stamp Size: 37.5 mm x 26 mm
- Format: sheets of 50
- Withdrawal date: 30 June 2002
This joint issue celebrates dragon boat racing in both Australia and Hong Kong, China. The Dragon Boat (Tuen Ng) Festival, with its spectacular dragon boats racing to the beat of the drums and roar of the crowd, is one of Hong Kong’s most exciting and popular festivals. The stamps will be released in Hong Kong and Australia to coincide with the festival on 25 June 2001.
45c Hong Kong Race Stamp
The race on this stamp takes place in front of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
$1 Sydney Race Stamp
This stamp shows the Sydney Opera House in the background.
- Size: 106 mm x 70 mm
First Day Covers
The first day of issue postmark was Sydney NSW 2000.