The Post Office Agents Association Limited is the membership association for the owner/operators of Licensed Post Offices and for Mail & Parcel Contractors who deliver on behalf of Australia Post. POAAL has been looking after its members since 1939.

POST OFFICES

Post office news

May 5, 2015

Some post office history

POAAL podcast

In the first episode of the POAAL Podcast, we discuss some extinct post office business streams that were once mainstays of the business.

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April 28, 2015

Delivery to your car

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A new delivery trial in Germany will test delivering parcels to car boots, where the delivery driver uses a smart phone app to find the car and unlock the boot.

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April 20, 2015

Westpac banking through post offices

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POAAL welcomes today’s official announcement of the partnership between Australia Post and Westpac which will allow the bank’s customers to access banking services across the entire post office network, including LPOs.

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April 15, 2015

ACCC – no cross-subsidy from reserved service

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The ACCC has found that Australia Post is not using profits from the basic letters service to cross-subsidise other parts of its business, owing to the fact there are no such profits.

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Looking to buy a Post Office?

A Licensed Post Office (LPO) is a privately owned post office which is operated under contract (licence) to Australia Post.

Learn more in our guide for prospective licensees.

Become a POAAL member

POAAL provides support and services for Licensees and Franchisees (Post Office Owners), Mail & Parcel Contractors and Couriers.

Complete your expression of interest now to become a POAAL member.

Postal News

Journal of the Post Office Agents Association Limited

Postal News is the journal of the Post Office Agents Association Limited. Postal News is full of news for Licensees.

View an archive of our covers and overview of contents.

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MAIL CONTRACTORS

Mail contractor news

April 28, 2015

Delivery to your car

DHL Audi Amazon

A new delivery trial in Germany will test delivering parcels to car boots, where the delivery driver uses a smart phone app to find the car and unlock the boot.

Read more...

April 15, 2015

ACCC – no cross-subsidy from reserved service

ACCC logo

The ACCC has found that Australia Post is not using profits from the basic letters service to cross-subsidise other parts of its business, owing to the fact there are no such profits.

Read more...

April 4, 2015

Parcel lockers in apartment buildings

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In Germany, DHL has unveiled a parcel locker solution that can be installed in apartment blocks.

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April 1, 2015

Australia – New Zealand joint Anzac stamp issue

Anzac Stamp 2015 Australia Post

Australia Post and New Zealand Post have released a joint stamp issue to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of ANZAC troops landing at Gallipoli.

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Mail contractor insurance

POAAL members can access the POAAL Master Policy for Public Liability and Personal Accident insurance at competitive rates. Another way that POAAL helps you protect your business. Read more.

Resources

Popular news

Want to be a Contractor?

Interested in becoming a Mail Contractor? Mail & Parcel Contractors deliver mail (or other consignments) on behalf of Australia Post.

Learn more in our guide for prospective Contractors.

Become a POAAL member

POAAL provides support and services for Licensees and Franchisees (Post Office Owners), Mail & Parcel Contractors and Couriers.

Complete your expression of interest now to become a POAAL member.

Want to be a Contractor? Become a POAAL member

COURIERS

Courier news

April 28, 2015

Delivery to your car

DHL Audi Amazon

A new delivery trial in Germany will test delivering parcels to car boots, where the delivery driver uses a smart phone app to find the car and unlock the boot.

Read more...

April 4, 2015

Parcel lockers in apartment buildings

dhl-paketkasten-mehrfamilienhaus

In Germany, DHL has unveiled a parcel locker solution that can be installed in apartment blocks.

Read more...

February 18, 2015

Japan Post to take over Toll

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The Toll board has endorsed a $6.5 billion takeover offer from Japan Post.

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January 30, 2015

DHL Express using electric vans in Italy

One of DHL Express's new Nissan e-NV200 electric vans in Milan

New Nissan e-NV200 electric vans will be used by DHL Express in Italy. The first vans will be used in Milan and Rome.

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Courier insurance

POAAL members can access the POAAL Master Policy for Public Liability and Personal Accident insurance at competitive rates. Another way that POAAL helps you protect your business. Read more.

Resources

Popular news

Want to be a Courier?

Interested in becoming a courier owner/driver? Do you have your own delivery vehicle?

Learn more in our guide for prospective couriers.

Become a POAAL member

POAAL provides support and services for Licensees and Franchisees (Post Office Owners), Mail & Parcel Contractors and Couriers.

Complete your expression of interest now to become a POAAL member.

Want to be a Courier? Become a POAAL member