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

June 14, 2018

POAAL meeting with Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate

POAAL Des Burns Bob Chizzoniti Australia Post Christine Holgate

Senior POAAL representatives today met with Australia Post CEO/MD Christine Holgate and key members of her team at the POAAL National Office.

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May 28, 2018

POAAL 2018/19 membership and insurance

POAAL membership renewal notices for 2018/19 have been posted to Licensees – and there’s a birthday present for Licensees who join up for 2018/19!

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May 16, 2018

POAAL Podcast 17: Mail Management Fee

POAAL podcast

POAAL’s Bob Chizzoniti discusses Mail Management Fee (MMF) in this episode of the POAAL Podcast.

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April 18, 2018

POAAL Podcast 16: OMPF

POAAL podcast

POAAL’s Bob Chizzoniti returns in this episode of the POAAL Podcast to discuss LPO payments, including OMPF.

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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.

Learn more in our guide for prospective licensees.

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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

June 14, 2018

POAAL meeting with Australia Post CEO Christine Holgate

POAAL Des Burns Bob Chizzoniti Australia Post Christine Holgate

Senior POAAL representatives today met with Australia Post CEO/MD Christine Holgate and key members of her team at the POAAL National Office.

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May 28, 2018

POAAL 2018/19 Contractor membership and insurance

POAAL membership renewal notices for 2018/19 have been posted to Contractors – and there’s a birthday present for Contractors who join up online for 2018/19!

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April 5, 2018

POAAL meets with Small Business Minister

Minister for Small and Family Business Craig Laundy

POAAL’s Bob Chizzoniti met with Craig Laundy, the Minister for Small and Family Business.

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March 10, 2018

New appointment to Australia Post Board

Australia Post Board member Tony Nutt

The Federal Government has appointed Mr Tony Nutt to the Australia Post Board for a three-year term.

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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

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