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

September 6, 2014

Australia Post announces financial results

Australia Post has announced a full-year profit after tax of $116.2m for the 2013/14 financial year. This is down from $177.4m for 2012/13.

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September 5, 2014

Retail Award summary

Industrial relations advisors Workforce Guardian have prepared a summary of the General Retail Industry Award.

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August 30, 2014

Boston Consulting Group report

In late June, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released its report into the Australia Post letters business, setting out a number of options for postal reform in response to declining letter volumes.

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August 8, 2014

Award update – Licensees in limbo

The union has decided to withdraw its application to modernise the Postal Services Industry Award, which means that the award will cease to exist.

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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 full colour quarterly journal of the Post Office Agents Association Limited. It is sent to financial members.

View an archive of our covers and overview of contents.

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MAIL CONTRACTORS

Mail contractor news

September 16, 2014

A new way to deliver!

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Whstl – formerly TNT Post – has begun trialling deliveries using the AirWheel in cities across Britain.

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September 13, 2014

Parcels by bike

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DHL Express in Germany is testing bicycle deliveries for documents and smaller parcels.

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September 6, 2014

Australia Post announces 13/14 financial results

Australia Post has announced a full-year profit after tax of $116.2m for the 2013/14 financial year. This is down from $177.4m for 2012/13.

Read more...

July 9, 2014

Increase to superannuation guarantee

The super guarantee rate increased to 9.50% from 1 July 2014.

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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.

Postal News

Journal of the Post Office Agents Association Limited

Postal News is the full colour quarterly journal of the Post Office Agents Association Limited. It is sent to financial members.

View an archive of our covers and overview of contents.

Want to be a Contractor? Become a POAAL member Postal News

COURIERS

Courier news

September 16, 2014

A new way to deliver!

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Whstl – formerly TNT Post – has begun trialling deliveries using the AirWheel in cities across Britain.

Read more...

September 13, 2014

Parcels by bike

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DHL Express in Germany is testing bicycle deliveries for documents and smaller parcels.

Read more...

July 8, 2014

New tax tables for 2014-15

The Australian Taxation Office has updated its tax tables for 2014-15.

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July 4, 2014

Mercedes-Benz launches self-driving truck

The driver is using an iPad while the truck drives itself down the Autobahn

Mercedes-Benz has launched the “Future Truck” prototype – a truck that drives itself on the highway, at speeds of up to 80kmh.

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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