There is a strong community of philatelists in South Australia, and there are many ways to connect with us listed below. No matter what you collect, be it stamps, coins and notes or other postal material, experts are more than willing to help and guide you. There are also many fabulous world online communities to visit and join. Two of the more popular ones with great links are listed below. More importantly, if you are in South Australia, the best place for you to start is by connecting with a community near you.
Join a Club
You will find excellent support and friendly help at our Clubs. Clubs offer access to knowledgeable people, cheap stamps via club auctions, and the SAPC circuit book scheme. Many clubs hold events such as exhibitions and presentations of unique collections by members, and you can pick up the latest news from around the state, in Australia, and the world.
See our Clubs listing for details of a Club near you. Guests and new members are always welcome!
Become a Volunteer
The SAPC, clubs and societies are all run by volunteers. No matter what your level of philatelic experience is, your help will be appreciated. Consider becoming a volunteer!
Go to Events, Fairs and Exhibitions
All our events, fairs, exhibitions, and club meeting are listed on our calendar. There are plenty of opportunities throughout the year to meet with other collectors. Check our calendar for the next event near you. We hope to connect with you soon!
World Social Media Platforms to Visit
Further afield, but from home, the internet provides an amazing opportunity to explore philately and online philatelic communities from around the world.
Collated by James Gavin in Victoria, Australia, The Digital Philatelist provides an extensive list of platforms to connect with philatelic communities worldwide.
For an entertaining exploration of philately on Youtube, you can’t go wrong with Exploring Stamps by Graham Beck from the USA.
Social Media Platforms to Visit
Philately has a large presence from around the world on FaceBook and other social media platforms. Closer to home, there are several communities on FaceBook for you to join, explore, and get involved in.