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

February 4, 2016

Brisbane meeting

Brisbane GPO

POAAL Director Bob Chizzoniti hosted a meeting for Licensees in Brisbane on 28 January. Licensees came from all over the city to hear Bob speak and to ask questions about current issues in the Australian and global postal sector.

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February 3, 2016

Non-payment of PO Box fees

A small number of Licensees were affected by a technical issue which prevented payment of their advanced PO Box payment. POAAL has been in contact with Australia Post about this issue.

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January 29, 2016

Sorting for PO Boxes

POAAL podcast

What’s the most efficient way to sort mail for PO Boxes? In episode 6 of the POAAL Podcast, POAAL’s Bob Chizzoniti and Lisa Cooper discuss the techniques they use to sort mail for PO Boxes.

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January 29, 2016

World’s largest letterbox

The world's largest letterbox

A town in Illinois, USA, has built the world’s largest letterbox. The box measures 154 cubic metres, setting a mark recognized by Guinness World Records.

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Post office meetings and events

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.

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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

January 29, 2016

World’s largest letterbox

The world's largest letterbox

A town in Illinois, USA, has built the world’s largest letterbox. The box measures 154 cubic metres, setting a mark recognized by Guinness World Records.

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December 1, 2015

La Poste France promotes Star Wars stamps

La Poste France Star Wars

La Poste France has been promoting its range of Star Wars stamps in interesting and innovative ways.

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November 27, 2015

ACCC gives green light to stamp price increase

The ACCC has announced that it will not object to Australia Post’s proposed price rise.

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November 24, 2015

Australia Post 2014-15 Annual Report

Australia Post logo

Australia Post’s 2014/15 Annual Report was tabled in Federal Parliament in October.

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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.

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COURIERS

Courier news

October 2, 2015

AFL Grand Final public holiday

Australian Football League AFL

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Friday 2 October for the “Friday before the AFL Grand Final” public holiday in Victoria.

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July 8, 2015

Swiss Post to test drone delivery

Swiss Post is testing delivery by drone

Swiss Post is testing delivery by drone. The autonomous drones being used in the trial have a range of over 10km.

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June 19, 2015

Electric vans in The Netherlands

One of the new electric vans introduced by TNT in The Netherlands

Express parcel delivery company TNT has introduced new electric vans to service Rotterdam and Amsterdam in The Netherlands.

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June 11, 2015

Spectacular Royal Mail braking test

Royal Mail

An unusual photo from the British Postal Museum and Archive.

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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