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COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENTARY LIBRARY

(PMG 154/65)

POSTMASTER GENERAL NEWS COPY

POST OFFICE FOR SYDNEY TRADE FAIR

Statement by the Postmaster-General (Hon. Alan S. Hulme, M.P.)

A temporary post office providing full postal, telephone,

telegraph and money order facilities will be established at the

Sydney Showgrounds over the period 18th October to 1st November

for the 1965 Sydney Trade Pair.

The Postmaster-General, Mr; Alan Hulme, said today t h a t t o

commemorate the event, a special pictorial postmark would be used,

at the office.

Collectors resident in Australia who wish to obtain impressions

of the special postmark may lodge fully stamped and addressed envelopes

at the Philatelic Sales Section, Clarence Street Post Offiee, Sydney,

or post them under prepaid cover to the same address up to October 16.

Thereafter, covers may be posted at the temporary post office or sent,

fully addressed and stamped, under prepaid cover addressed to reach

the Postmaster, Sydney Trade Fair, Showgrounds, Sydney, by November 1.

CANBERRA- : 16.9.65

Issued by J. W. Rawlinson with the compliments of the Postmaster-General (Hon. Alan S. Hulme, M.P.)