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

March 30, 2021

POAAL Podcast: installing PO Boxes

Tony Barnard, Manager Post Office Boxes at Australia Post, discusses installing PO Boxes in this episode of the POAAL Podcast

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March 20, 2021

Retail stock and mail payments

We discuss retail products with Stephen Davie (Brandnet/Military Shop) and share a quick overview of Mail Service Payment.

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February 25, 2021

Australia Post half-year results 2020-21

Australia Post has announced its half-year results for the 2020/21 financial year.

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December 2, 2020

Dispute resolution for small business owners and owner/drivers

Victorian Small Business Commissioner Judy O’Connell joins us to discuss VSBC dispute resolution services.

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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

February 25, 2021

Australia Post announces half-year 2020-21 results

Australia Post has announced its half-year results for the 2020/21 financial year.

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December 2, 2020

Dispute resolution for small business owners and owner/drivers

Victorian Small Business Commissioner Judy O’Connell joins us to discuss VSBC dispute resolution services.

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November 2, 2020

Melbourne Cup public holiday 2020

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Tuesday 3 November for the Melbourne Cup public holiday.

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October 21, 2020

AFL 2020 Grand Final Holiday

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Friday 23 October for the “Friday before the AFL Grand Final” public holiday in Victoria.

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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

December 2, 2020

Dispute resolution for small business owners and owner/drivers

Victorian Small Business Commissioner Judy O’Connell joins us to discuss VSBC dispute resolution services.

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November 2, 2020

Melbourne Cup public holiday 2020

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Tuesday 3 November for the Melbourne Cup public holiday.

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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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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