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

March 13, 2019

Australia Post divests Aramex stakeholding

Aramex

Australia Post has divested its 10.06% shareholding in global logistics company Aramex.

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February 26, 2019

New-look $20 notes revealed

The signature side of the new $20 banknote

The Reserve Bank has revealed the design of the new $20 banknote, which will be released into general circulation in October 2019.

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February 19, 2019

Letters fall drags Australia Post profits down

Australia Post

Australia Post has announced a profit before tax for the first half of $154 million, down 36% year-on-year.

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February 15, 2019

In-principle agreement reached on LPO payments

POAAL has completed the first stage of its negotiations with Australia Post regarding changes to some LPO payments.

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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.

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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.

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MAIL CONTRACTORS

Mail contractor news

March 13, 2019

Australia Post divests Aramex stakeholding

Aramex

Australia Post has divested its 10.06% shareholding in global logistics company Aramex.

Read more...

February 19, 2019

Letters fall drags Australia Post profits down

Australia Post

Australia Post has announced a profit before tax for the first half of $154 million, down 36% year-on-year.

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December 19, 2018

Australia Post to wholly acquire Aramex Global Solutions

Aramex

Australia Post will acquire Aramex’s 60% stake in Aramex Global Solutions (AGS), the e-commerce logistics joint venture Australia Post, for US$20 million.

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August 27, 2018

Australia Post 2017/18 financial results

Australia Post

Australia Post has announced a full-year profit after tax of $134 million for the 2017/18 financial year. This result was largely driven by substantial growth in parcel revenues along with efficiency gains.

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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.

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COURIERS

Courier news

May 28, 2018

POAAL 2018/19 Courier membership and insurance

POAAL membership renewal notices for 2018/19 have been posted to Couriers. Pay online with your credit card and you can immediately access your invoice and insurance certificate(s).

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November 6, 2017

Melbourne Cup holiday closure

The POAAL National Office will be closed for the Melbourne Cup holiday on Tuesday 7 November.

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October 18, 2017

UPS orders new all-electric trucks

The local zero-emission, zero-noise eCanter

UPS has announced it will use new zero-emission electric trucks from Daimler Trucks’ Fuso brand, called the eCanter.

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September 28, 2017

AFL 2017 Grand Final holiday

AFL Grand Final

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Friday 29 September for the “Friday before the AFL Grand Final” public holiday in Victoria.

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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