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Welcome to the Brighton Philatelic Society Website.

Brighton Philatelic Society is a large Victorian based group of Stamp enthusiasts located in Gardenvale, Melbourne.

About the Society

Brighton Philatelic Society was founded in 1950 and currently has over 330 members throughout Australia and overseas. It is the largest philatelic society in Australia.

In 1977 the Society purchased its premises which are situated at 80 Gardenvale Road, Gardenvale in Victoria. The official opening of BRI-PHIL HOUSE was on 6th-7th May, 1978 with a commemorative Postmark and Envelope to celebrate the occasion.

In 1981 the Society became an incorporated body.

Brighton Philatelic Society is now Incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Victoria) Association No. A0023461R


Under its Constitution, the business of the Society is managed by an Committee comprising a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and 10 other members, all of whom are elected every year.

Information about members of the Committee is available here: Committee


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  2. Duplication is not permitted without prior written consent.
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We only gather information we need to serve you better and will not, without your consent, sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement except in cases where in good faith we believe that the law requires us to do so, it is necessary to protect the Brighton Philatelic Society rights and/or property, or if circumstances necessitate acting to protect the personal safety of staff or of the public.

Email Addresses

Email addresses for contacting the Society:
General Enquiries
Membership Enquiries


Phone Number

(03) 9530 6760

Phone messages can be left on the BPS message bank on (03) 9530 6760. As this phone is unattended please allow at least one week for your call to be returned.

The best and fastest way to contact us is through email to

Postal Address

The Society's Postal Address:

The Brighton Philatelic Society Inc.
PO Box 8062
North Road LPO
East Brighton, Vic, 3187

Registration as an Incorporated Association

The Brighton Philatelic Society Inc. is a not-for-profit organisation. It is registered with the Department of Consumer Affairs, Victoria as an Incorporated Association.

The registration number is: A0023461R



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