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03 March 2015
6/2015
Commemorative Issue

Tourist Transport

Australia
Visitors flocking to some of Australia’s most beautiful destinations can board a range of transport vehicles for sightseeing tours.

Victor Harbor, SA  

Victor Harbor, SA

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The lovely coastal city of Victor Harbor on South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula hosts the Horse-Drawn Tram, a service first established in 1894.

Whitsunday Islands, QLD  

Whitsunday Islands, QLD

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Queensland’s spectacular Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef can be viewed from the air in popular seaplane tours.

Dandenong Ranges, VIC  

Dandenong Ranges, VIC

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For many years, the early 20th-century steam train Puffing Billy, which runs on its original track in the Dandenong Ranges, has been one of Victoria’s favourite attractions.

Katherine Gorge, NT  

Katherine Gorge, NT

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Canoe and flat-bottomed boats carry tourists along the dramatic Katherine Gorge, a deep gorge carved through ancient sandstone by the Katherine River and the central attraction of Nitmiluk National Park in the Northern Territory.

Official First Day Covers

Official FDC Tourist Transport

Technical Information

Issue date: 3 March 2015
Issue withdrawal date: 30 September 2015
FDI withdrawal date: 1 April 2015
Denominations: 4 x 70c
Stamp design: John White
Product design: John White
Printer: McKellar Renown
Paper gummed: Tullis Russell
Paper self-adhesive: B90, C100
Printing process: Lithography
Stamp size: 26mm x 37.5mm
Perforations: 13.86 x 14.6
Sheet layout: Module of 50
FDI postmark: Victor Harbour, SA 5211
copyright notice: This material has been reproduced with permission of the Australian Postal Corporation. The original work is held in the National Philatelic Collection.
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