Australia 2001 Commonwealth Parliamentary Meetings
From Stamps of the World
- 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.
When viewed as a block of four, the design reveals another image (the entire globe) within the overall design.
The names of the meetings printed in selvedge of the sheetlet.
First Day Cover
The first day of issue postmark was Canberra ACT 2600.