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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POAAL National Office Christmas opening hours

POAAL members will be able to contact the POAAL National Office during the Christmas/New Year period. The National Office will be closed on public holidays and weekends, but otherwise open as per usual.

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Posties supporting the elderly

Finnish postal operator Posti is launching a new service to support elderly Finns in outdoor activities. This is the latest of Posti’s initiatives for its delivery officers that go beyond traditional letter delivery.

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AFL 2016 Grand Final holiday

The POAAL National Office will be closed on Friday 30 September for the “Friday before the AFL Grand Final” public holiday in Victoria.

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Posties raking the lawn

Remember Finnish postal operator Posti’s lawn mowing service during the northern summer? From September, Finns will be able to order lawn raking from Posti’s online shop and Posti shops.

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Australia Post 2015-16 results

Australia Post has announced a full-year profit after tax of $36 million for the 2015/16 financial year.

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