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

August 26, 2016

Australia Post 2015-16 results

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Australia Post has announced a full-year profit after tax of $36 million for the 2015/16 financial year.

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August 23, 2016

Swiss Post to test delivery robots

The robots will have a payload of up to 10kg

Swiss Post has announced it will start a trial of delivery robots in September. The robots will travel on the footpath at walking pace.

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August 19, 2016

Insuring your business

POAAL podcast

Nathan Tremayne from insurance brokers Network Insurance Group is the special guest on Episode 9 of the POAAL Podcast. Nathan discusses business interruption insurance and some other aspects of business insurance.

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August 8, 2016

Cairns Licensee meeting report

POAAL Cairns August 2016

POAAL’s Bob Chizzoniti was the special guest speaker at the POAAL Licensee meeting in Cairns. Licensees enjoyed a lunch together, and the chance to talk about what’s important to them.

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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.

View an archive of our covers and overview of contents.

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MAIL CONTRACTORS

Mail contractor news

August 26, 2016

Australia Post 2015-16 results

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Australia Post has announced a full-year profit after tax of $36 million for the 2015/16 financial year.

Read more...

August 23, 2016

Swiss Post to test delivery robots

The robots will have a payload of up to 10kg

Swiss Post has announced it will start a trial of delivery robots in September. The robots will travel on the footpath at walking pace.

Read more...

August 4, 2016

Australia Post buys $100m stake in Aramex

Australia Post will form a strategic alliance with Dubai-based Aramex

According to reports in The Australian, Australia Post has splashed out nearly $100 million to take a 4.5% share in Dubai-based logistics and transportation company Aramex.

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July 14, 2016

ACCC scams

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The ACCC is warning businesses to watch out for scam emails that claim to be from the ACCC but in fact contain links that can infect your computer with malware.

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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

July 14, 2016

ACCC scams

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The ACCC is warning businesses to watch out for scam emails that claim to be from the ACCC but in fact contain links that can infect your computer with malware.

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June 25, 2016

Kings Transport goes electric

Kings Transport

Australian transport company Kings Transport has announced that it will order nine electric vehicles from SEA Automotive.

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May 13, 2016

DHL to offer delivery windows

DHL parcel delivery

DHL customers in Germany will soon be able to nominate when they want their parcels delivered during the day and evening.

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May 11, 2016

Small business initiatives in the Federal Budget

The Federal Government announced many small business initiatives in last week’s Federal Budget.

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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.

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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