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 25, 2020

Christmas 2020 last posting dates

Australia Post has announced the last posting dates for Christmas 2020.

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September 14, 2020

Go Local First – interview with Pru Goward

Go Local First

Go Local First Champion Pru Goward shares some ways that small businesses around Australia are taking part in the Go Local First campaign, and how Licensees can get involved.

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September 7, 2020

POAAL meets with NSW Small Business Commissioner

POAAL’s NSW/ACT Branch Chairman Bob Chizzoniti recently met with Chris Lamont, the NSW Small Business Commissioner.

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September 3, 2020

POAAL Podcast: trends in Australian parcel delivery

We discuss trends in Australian e-commerce parcel delivery, and what these trends mean for the Australia Post network – in particular 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

September 25, 2020

Christmas 2020 last posting dates

Australia Post has announced the last posting dates for Christmas 2020.

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September 7, 2020

POAAL meets with NSW Small Business Commissioner

POAAL’s NSW/ACT Branch Chairman Bob Chizzoniti recently met with Chris Lamont, the NSW Small Business Commissioner.

Read more...

August 27, 2020

Australia Post 2019-2020 financial results

Australia Post has announced its financial results for the 2019/2020 financial year, reporting group revenue of $7,499 million and a profit before tax of $53.6 million.

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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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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

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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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