Programme & Venue

A National One-Frame Stamp Exhibition hosted by the Toowoomba Stamp Club Inc. at the Toowoomba Indoor Bowls Hall to include, encompass and foster all levels of philately and showcase the community involvement in philately, not simply from the local region, but the whole of Queensland and Australia.

photo of a Peter Turner

STamp Exhibition programme

Toowoomba Stamp Club
Bringing Philately to the Darling Downs.

Opening Hours

Saturday 09 October 2021            Exhibition opens at 10:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm

Sunday 10 October 2021                   Exhibition opens at 9:00 am and closes at 4:00 pm

Venues & Times

Programme of Meetings (subject to updates)

Saturday  9th October 2021

10:00 am               Toowoomba 2021 opens

10:30 am                Welcoming Ceremony

11:00 am                 Presentation by the Australian Commonwealth Collectors Club of NSW (border restrictions permitting)

11:30 am                 Meeting of the Papuan Philatelic Society

2:00 pm                 Perfin Club of NZ and Australia Short-Talks

3:00 pm                  Meeting of the Australian Commonwealth Collector’s Club (Qld Study Circle)

All-Day                   Displays, dealers, auction and public interaction

                                  Raffles, refreshments and Toowoomba Stamp Club Bargain Table

5:00 pm                  Exhibition doors close

Palmares Dinner (by ticket only)

6:30 pm for 7:30 pm   Awards Dinner at the City Golf Club

 

Sunday 10th October 2021

9:00 am                  Toowoomba 2021 opens

All-Day                    Raffles, displays, dealers, invited clubs and public interaction

                                   Bargain Table including TSC and other invited clubs and their members

                                   adhering to barcoding requirements

2:00 pm                   Auction (“No Reserve”)

4:00 pm                   Exhibition doors close

Stamp Exhibition Venues

Meeting Programme

Getting there:

The exhibition will be at Toowoomba Indoor Bowls Hall

10 Annand St, Toowoomba City, 4350.

Parking: You might park at the hotel and walk to the exhibition as the distances are close. For those requiring parking, there are two parting lots beside the exhibition building which provide good access. More details at the Contact Page.

Floor Plans: The exhibition is located on the ground level of the Toowoomba Indoor Bowls Hall. 

Dealers and postal office will be located on the Ground Floor integrated into the display area to encourage flow between the two. 

Accommodation: 

Our recommendations on the quality venues within walking distance of the TIBC are:

Leichhardt Motor Inn, 5% discount. 
Contact: Dzung & Ian – Managers

Phone: (07) 4638 4644

Email: admin@leichhardtmotorinn.com.au

Address: 682 Ruthven St

Website: https://www.leichhardtmotorinn.com.au/

Villa Nova Motel, 10% discount. 

Contact: Jill Phillips – Consultant Manager

Phone: (07)4636 9200

Email: villanova@ozemail.com.au

Website: https://villanovamotel.com.au/

Oaks Toowoomba Hotels,10% discount on complimentary membership of Oaks Discovery.

Contact: Craig Ansell – Regional Sales Manager

Phone: (07) 3053 9980

Email: toowoomba@theoaksgroup.com.au

Website: https://www.oakshotels.com/

Garden City Motor Inn

Contact: Adelle Whitaker

Phone: (07) 4635 5377

Email: gcmotor@bigpond.net.au

Website: https://www.gardencitymotel.com.au/

Burke & Wills Hotel 
Phone: 1800 633 679
Email: bw.reception@hgroup.com.au
Address: 554 Ruthven St
Website: https://burkeandwillshotel.com.au 

Toowoomba Central Plaza Apartment Hotel
Phone: 07 4688 3333
Email: reservations@toowoombacentralplaza.com.au
Address: 532-544 Ruthven St
Website: https://toowoombacentralplaza.com.au/
 
There are numerous other accommodation providers within close proximity for your choice. For further details on the offerings, please check Bulletin 2. 

For more information, check Southern Queensland Country Tourism with the Toowoomba Region. 

Awards Dinner

The Awards Dinner (Palmares) will be held on Saturday evening, 9 October at the City Golf Club on 254 South St, Toowoomba. About 10 minutes drive from the exhibition centre. 

Tickets are limited with priority for exhibitors. Ticket price is $60/person.

If you wish to attend the Palmares Dinner, please contact us for reservation and payment until 31 August. Payment: deposit at Toowoomba Stamp Club, BSB 638-011, A/C 11286784 (type S1.1). Please specify your name and “dinner” in reference. 

Dress Code: Smart Casual

A tempting programme?

A warm welcome is assured to all visitors and Toowoomba awaits your arrival.

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