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

July 9, 2020

New version of Franchising Code of Conduct

A new version of the Franchising Code of Conduct has been published. Licensed Post Offices are considered to be franchises and are covered by the Code.

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July 3, 2020

POAAL Podcast: PO Box Plus

Jonathan Gaynor from Australia Post joins us in this episode of the POAAL Podcast to discuss the new PO Box Plus service.

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June 4, 2020

POAAL Podcast: Workplace health and safety

Caroline Kingston from Safety For Life discusses workplace health and safety issues

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May 27, 2020

POAAL Podcast 39: Business insurance

Joel from insurance brokers Network Insurance Group discusses some frequently asked questions about business insurance for LPOs.

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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

June 4, 2020

POAAL Podcast: Workplace health and safety

Caroline Kingston from Safety For Life discusses workplace health and safety issues

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May 7, 2020

POAAL Podcast 38: workers’ compensation

Insurance brokers Network Insurance Group join us in this episode to discuss some frequently asked questions about workers’ comp

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April 21, 2020

Changes to Australia Post delivery

Temporary changes to Australia Post’s letter delivery service are being introduced.

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 and the postal network

POAAL has held discussions with Australia Post about preparing the postal network for a variety of scenarios in response to the growing COVID-19 threat in Australia.

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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.

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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

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

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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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