Chullora covered in solar panels

Australia Post has installed solar panels at the Sydney Parcel Facility in Chullora. The solar panels cover over 11,000 square metres and should save Australia Post over $800,000 in energy costs every year.

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POAAL meets with new Australia Post CEO

Today senior POAAL representatives met with Australia Post’s new CEO/Managing Director, Christine Holgate.

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Melbourne Cup holiday closure

The POAAL National Office will be closed for the Melbourne Cup holiday on Tuesday 7 November.

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ANAO releases report into Australia Post’s CSOs

The Australian National Audit Office recently released its report into how efficiently Australia Post is meeting its Community Service Obligations.

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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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Australia Post announces 2016/17 financial results

Australia Post today announced a full-year profit before tax of $126.1 million for 2016/17. Parcels profit before tax increased by 4.8% to $299.7 million. Addressed letter volumes fell by 11.8%. The letters business posted a $180 million loss before tax.

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Mail and Parcel Contract insurance policies

POAAL offers Mail Contractors the opportunity to access the insurances they need under their contract through the POAAL master policy insurance policies.

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New Australia Post Board appointments

The federal government has appointed Paul Scurrah and Deidre Willmott as part-time non-executive directors of Australia Post, each for a term of three years.

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Operational Contingency Plans

As part of the 2017 tender call, Australia Post is asking tenderers to provide an Operational Contingency Plan. OH&S advisors Safety For Life can prepare an Operational Contingency Plan.

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Jumbo-size mailboxes in the USA

Customers in the USA can now purchase bigger mailboxes that accommodate larger packages delivered by the US Postal Service.

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