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

May 24, 2016

Bendigo meeting report

Bendigo

POAAL Branch Chairman Des Burns and Committee member Terry Masterton hosted a Meet ’n Eat for Licensees in Bendigo on Sunday 22 May 2016.

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May 18, 2016

Melbourne meeting report

Licensees arriving at POAAL's Melbourne meeting

Licensees from all over Melbourne and beyond came to POAAL’s meeting in Darebin to hear the latest news and to discuss issues in the postal sector.

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May 17, 2016

MailPlus and LPOs

Mail Plus Logo

Today POAAL met with MailPlus and Australia Post to discuss how MailPlus and Licensees together can benefit from local small business opportunities.

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May 17, 2016

Ballarat meeting report

POAAL Ballarat May 2016

Licensees from around Ballarat joined POAAL Victorian Branch Chairman Des Burns for a Sunday lunch and loads of shop talk.

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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.

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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.

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MAIL CONTRACTORS

Mail contractor news

May 13, 2016

DHL to offer delivery windows

DHL parcel delivery

DHL customers in Germany will soon be able to nominate when they want their parcels delivered during the day and evening.

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May 6, 2016

Two new directors appointed to Australia Post Board

The Federal Government today announced two new appointments to the Australia Post Board. Yet again, the Government has missed the opportunity to appoint Directors to the Australia Post Board with postal industry experience.

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May 3, 2016

Small business initiatives the Federal Budget

The Federal Government announced many small business initiatives in this evening’s Federal Budget.

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May 2, 2016

Hold at Post

Australia Post parcel lockers

Australia Post has announced it will extend the length of time a parcel will be held at the post office for collection to up to 30 days, effective 1 August 2016. But this will come at a cost.

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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 13, 2016

DHL to offer delivery windows

DHL parcel delivery

DHL customers in Germany will soon be able to nominate when they want their parcels delivered during the day and evening.

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May 11, 2016

Small business initiatives in the Federal Budget

The Federal Government announced many small business initiatives in last week’s Federal Budget.

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October 2, 2015

AFL Grand Final public holiday

Australian Football League AFL

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Friday 2 October for the “Friday before the AFL Grand Final” public holiday in Victoria.

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July 8, 2015

Swiss Post to test drone delivery

Swiss Post is testing delivery by drone

Swiss Post is testing delivery by drone. The autonomous drones being used in the trial have a range of over 10km.

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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