Australia 2000 Nature and Nation
From Stamps of the World
- Issue Date: 11 May 2000
- Designed by: Wayne Rankin, Chris Shurey, and Cozzolino/Ellett Design D'Vision
- Printed by: SNP Ausprint
- Print Process: Lithography
- Perforations: 14 x 14¼
- Stamp Size: 30 mm x 30 mm, 50 mm x 30 mm (with tab)
- Formats: panes of 20 (normal selvedge), sheetlets of 20 (printed selvedge)
The Nature and Nation stamp issue features images readily associated with Australia. The Southern Cross, expanses of sky, water and sand, native fauna and flora, natural scenic beauty, the Australian flag and a satellite view of the Australian continent, combine to form a series of stamps each of which is suitable for many occasions.
45c Daisy Stamp
This stamp shows an Australian native daisy species (Helichrysum bracteatum).
45c Australia & Globe Stamp
45c Kangaroo & Flag Stamp
A red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) in motion is shown against the backdrop of the Australian flag on this stamp.
45c Sand Sea Sky Stamp
45c Rainforest Stamp
A rainforest scene is depicted on this stamp.
First Day Cover
The first day of issue postmark was Canberra ACT 2600.