2011 saw the issuing of the annual Footy Stamps which commenced in the year 2000. The selvedge of the ten 60c P stamps did not include the photos of the best twenty players, all showed the team emblem. The cover showed a team emblem, club fixtures and players list were on the back. The cost was $6.95.
It was the Gold Coast Suns first year in the competition.
The Suns first Match was Round 2 on 2 April 2011 against Carlton at the Gabba in front of a crowd of 27,914. The first five goals were scored by Carlton, before Charlie Dixon scored the first-ever goal for the Gold Coast Suns. Carlton went on to win by 119 points.
Inaugural AFL team
|B:||Seb Tape||Nathan Bock||Campbell Brown|
|HB:||Jarrod Harbrow||Karmichael Hunt||Nathan Krakouer|
|C:||Trent McKenzie||Daniel Harris||Michael Rischitelli|
|HF:||Danny Stanley||Charlie Dixon||Alik Magin|
|F:||Jared Brennan||Zac Smith||Brandon Matera|
|Foll:||Josh Fraser||David Swallow||Gary Ablett (c)|
|Int:||Marc Lock||Harley Bennell||Dion Prestia|
A set of cinderella stamps was also issued,