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

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 and casual staff costs will go up.

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August 8, 2014

FlexiPOS for manual LPOs

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POAAL is pleased to announce that Australia Post will shortly be writing to all manual LPOs with the offer to install FlexiPOS in their LPO.

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July 21, 2014

ATO scam

The ACCC and ATO have issued a warning to small business owners to be aware of tax scams at this time of year.

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July 9, 2014

Increase to superannuation guarantee

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

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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

July 9, 2014

Increase to superannuation guarantee

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

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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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June 10, 2014

Pay your POAAL membership online

POAAL 2014/15 membership and insurance renewal forms have been posted to Contractors. You can pay your 2014/15 membership and insurance by EFT, credit card, cheque or Money Order. You can even pay online.

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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

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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.

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

July 8, 2014

New tax tables for 2014-15

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

Read more...

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.

Read more...

May 22, 2014

Walmart develops concept truck

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US retailer Walmart has commenced work on what it calls the Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience concept truck, which will be 20 percent more aerodynamic than its current trucks.

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May 1, 2014

Legal protection against dog attacks (UK)

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The UK has adopted new laws that should provide stronger legal protection for posties who face dangerous dogs.

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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

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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