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

November 30, 2016

Posties supporting the elderly

posti befriending

Finnish postal operator Posti is launching a new service to support elderly Finns in outdoor activities. This is the latest of Posti’s initiatives for its delivery officers that go beyond traditional letter delivery.

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October 24, 2016

Melbourne meeting report

POAAL Melbourne meeting October 2016 LPO Licensed Post Office

Licensees from around Melbourne gathered in Fitzroy on a wet Friday night to network and to hear from POAAL’s Bob Chizzoniti.

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September 27, 2016

AFL 2016 Grand Final holiday

Australian Football League AFL

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Friday 30 September for the “Friday before the AFL Grand Final” public holiday in Victoria.

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September 21, 2016

Posties raking the lawn

A Finnish postie raking the lawn - using the customer's rake, of course!

Remember Finnish postal operator Posti’s lawn mowing service during the northern summer? From September, Finns will be able to order lawn raking from Posti’s online shop and Posti shops.

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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

November 30, 2016

Posties supporting the elderly

posti befriending

Finnish postal operator Posti is launching a new service to support elderly Finns in outdoor activities. This is the latest of Posti’s initiatives for its delivery officers that go beyond traditional letter delivery.

Read more...

September 27, 2016

AFL 2016 Grand Final holiday

Australian Football League AFL

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Friday 30 September for the “Friday before the AFL Grand Final” public holiday in Victoria.

Read more...

September 21, 2016

Posties raking the lawn

A Finnish postie raking the lawn - using the customer's rake, of course!

Remember Finnish postal operator Posti’s lawn mowing service during the northern summer? From September, Finns will be able to order lawn raking from Posti’s online shop and Posti shops.

Read more...

August 26, 2016

Australia Post 2015-16 results

Australia Post logo

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

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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

September 27, 2016

AFL 2016 Grand Final holiday

Australian Football League AFL

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Friday 30 September for the “Friday before the AFL Grand Final” public holiday in Victoria.

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July 14, 2016

ACCC scams

ACCC logo

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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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