Media releases

  • Australia Post kicks off Christmas weekend deliveries and extended Post Office trading

    25 November 2014

    With Christmas fast approaching, Australia Post is gearing up its services with extended Post Office opening hours and weekend parcel deliveries. Selected Post Offices across the country are now operating on Saturday and weekend  More

  • Australia Post introduces new travel card to cash in on China's travel boom

    18 November 2014

    Australia Post, together with UnionPay International and Bank of China, launched Australia's first dual-currency travel card.  More

  • BAM! POW! STAMP! Australia Post celebrates Batman's 75th anniversary

    12 November 2014

    Australia Post customers are racing like Batman in the Batmobile to collect two new DC Comics Batman stamp packs in time for Christmas.  More

  • Australia Post enhances national parcel capability in time for Christmas

    10 November 2014

    Australia Post today officially opened its upgraded Sydney Parcel Facility, part of a $2 billion investment in capability to dramatically increase capacity in time for the Christmas rush.  More

  • Australia Post launches MyPost Deliveries in time for Christmas rush

    05 November 2014

    With online shopping booming again this Christmas, Australia Post is launching MyPost Deliveries, a new free service that gives customers choice over exactly where their parcels get delivered.  More

  • Shop like you live in the US with ShopMate

    31 October 2014

    Australia Post has launched ShopMate just in time for Christmas, opening the door to US online stores for local shoppers.   More

  • Australia Post honours the Australian Defence Force

    22 October 2014

    In the lead up to Remembrance Day, Australia Post is honouring the contribution made by our defence forces over the last century with a new stamp issue.  More

  • Australia Post strengthens support for licensed Post Office network

    21 October 2014

    Australia Post today revealed over 300 regional and rural Post Offices that will receive new FlexiPOS point-of-sale technology to enhance their role in servicing the local community.  More

  • Appointment of new Executive General Manager, Parcel Services

    20 October 2014

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Robert Black as Executive General Manager, Parcel Services, effective 12 January 2015.  More

  • Australia Post's largest business hub opens in Alexandria

    14 October 2014

    Businesses and residents in Sydney's inner west and eastern suburbs will benefit from an increased range of services provided by Australia Post's new Alexandria Business Hub.  More

  • 2014 NRL Premiers, the Rabbitohs celebrated by Australia Post

    14 October 2014

    The triumphant win by the Rabbitohs over the Bulldogs on Sunday 5 October delighted fans who watched their team claim National Rugby League's most coveted prize at the NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final.  More

  • WWI naval victory commemorated by Australia Post

    08 October 2014

    Australia's first victory at sea during World War I is commemorated in a new stamp release by Australia Post.  More

  • Australia Post celebrates 2014 AFL Champions and 2014 Brownlow Medallist

    03 October 2014

    Australia Post is celebrating Hawthorn's triumphant win over the Sydney Swans in Saturday's highly anticipated Toyota AFL Grand Final, with a 2014 AFL Premiers Souvenir Stamp Sheet featuring the winning team.  More

  • First past the post with Australia Post

    01 October 2014

    Australia Post customers will be racing toward a photo-finish to collect a new stamp issue featuring major metropolitan horseracing courses. Eagle Farm (Queensland), Royal Randwick (New South Wales), Morphettville (South Australia) and Flemington  More

  • Media statement

    25 September 2014

    Australia Post notes the release of the Senate Inquiry report into the performance, importance and role of Australia Post in Australian communities and its operations in relation to Licensed Post Offices. We are currently reviewing the findings.  More

  • Adventurer encourages Australians to learn about "Things that Sting"

    22 September 2014

    Adventurer and wildlife warrior, Ben Southall, has joined Australia Post in calling on stamp collectors of all ages to observe the "Things that Sting" during Stamp Collecting Month (SCM) this October.  More

  • Australia Post reports FY14 Financial Results

    04 September 2014

    Australia Post today announced a full-year profit after tax of $116.2 million, down 34.5 per cent on last year, as the continued decline in mail volumes pushed the enterprise into an overall second-half loss.  More

  • Australia Post gives the green thumbs up!

    27 August 2014

    Australia Post is featuring five beautiful private gardens from Open Gardens Australia in a new stamp issue.  More

  • Tasmania's Southern Lights showcased by Australia Post

    20 August 2014

    Southern Lights, the spectacular atmospheric phenomenon that create rainbow like light displays in the southern Tasmanian skyline at night, are being showcased on a new stamp release by Australia Post.  More

  • Australia Post partners with myGov on Digital Mailbox trial

    18 August 2014

    Australia Post today announced an important partnership with the Australian Government Department of Human Services, to provide Australians with online access to critical government mail via the MyPost Digital Mailbox.  More

  • Australia Post at a turning point

    15 August 2014

    Ahmed Fahour, Managing Director and CEO of Australia Post, presented a speech at the Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce business luncheon in Melbourne on 14 August 2014.  More

  • Australia's golden age of poster art in stamp-size

    13 August 2014

    Australia Post is celebrating a bygone era of both poster design and Australian manufacturing with a new stamp issue reproducing popular 20th century advertisements over five domestic base-rate (70c) stamps.  More

  • Australia Post marks the centenary of military aviation and submarines

    30 July 2014

    Australia Post is marking two significant Australian military centenaries with a new stamp issue commemorating the first flight by an Australian military aircraft and the commissioning of Australia's first submarines.  More

  • Australia Post focuses on abilities rather than disabilities in new film

    18 July 2014

    A new short film launched today by Australia Post hopes to promote increased participation of people with a disability in the workplace.  More

  • Mail Poll for Teesdale

    14 July 2014

    Teesdale residents will have their say on a proposal to introduce street mail delivery to serve their community. Australia Post has delivered polling documents to eligible residents and polling is now open until Friday 8 August 2014.  More

  • Equestrian events enshrined by Australia Post

    09 July 2014

    Australia Post is setting the pace with a new equestrian focused stamp issue featuring the equestrian activities of dressage, cross-country and showjumping, polocrosse and pony club on five domestic base-rate (70c) stamps.  More

  • Royal visit celebrated by Australia Post

    02 July 2014

    Australia Post is celebrating the recent royal visit to Australia of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with HRH Prince George of Cambridge with a new stamp release featuring memorable engagements during their visit.   More

  • Australia Post commemorates centenary of domestic air mail

    25 June 2014

    The sky's the limit for aviation enthusiasts and stamp collectors, with Australia Post's latest stamp issue commemorating the centenary of Australia's first domestic air mail flight.  More

  • Australia Post welcomes community debate on future

    24 June 2014

    Australia Post welcomes the release today of the Australian and International Postal Services Overview Report.  More

  • Australia Post and Brisbane City Council deliver convenience and choice for Brisbane residents

    23 June 2014

    Brisbane City Council residents are among the first in Australia to receive their rates and pet registration renewals electronically with Australia Post.   More

  • Australia Post strengthens regional and rural support

    17 June 2014

    Australia Post has moved to strengthen its vital regional and rural store network by announcing a package of initiatives that includes increased payments to post office operators and wider access to point-of-sale technology.  More

  • China UnionPay International partners with Australia Post

    16 June 2014

    Australia Post and China UnionPay International, the world's largest organisation, have today announced the next phase of their partnership with Australia Post to issue Australia's first UnionPay multi-currency travel card by the end of the year.  More

  • King versus kangaroo in stamps

    11 June 2014

    Australia Post is marking the centenary of King George V stamps with the release of 4 domestic stamps.  More

  • Reform critical to future of Australia Post

    10 June 2014

    Australia Post confirms plans to reduce the size of its headquarters and administration and direct valuable resources to support frontline customer services and initiatives.  More

  • Australia Post's response to current media queries

    08 June 2014

    Australia Post has made it very clear that it is confronting dramatic change due to the impact of declining revenues in our letters service. Our Managing Director and CEO Ahmed Fahour has publicly stated that the losses in letters business have  More

  • Australia Post and Westpac sign strategic partnership on Digital Mailbox and Acquiring Services

    05 June 2014

    Australia Post and Westpac Banking Corporation today announced a new strategic partnership which will see one of the country's largest financial institutions become a participant in the MyPost Digital Mailbox and Australia Post using Westpac's  More

  • Velocity Frequent Flyer becomes first loyalty program to partner with Australia Post

    04 June 2014

    Velocity Frequent Flyer, the award-winning loyalty program of Virgin Australia, has today announced it will become the first loyalty program in Australia to join forces with Australia Post.  More

  • Australia Post supports National Stay Smart Online Week

    02 June 2014

    Australia Post is proud to support the National Stay Smart Online Week from 2- 6 June to help educate Australians about protecting their personal and financial information online.   More

  • Australia Post honours G20 Leaders Summit

    28 May 2014

    In November, Australia will host the Group of Twenty (G20) Leaders Summit in Brisbane, and Australia Post is marking the event with the release of a new 70c stamp.  More

  • Australia Post takes delivery of first Renault electric vans

    26 May 2014

    In an Australian-first, Renault's 100 percent electric-powered delivery vans will shortly join Australia Post's fleet in Melbourne and Sydney.  More

  • Australia Post to deliver 6 days a week & launches digital mail offering

    12 May 2014

    Australia Post will deliver parcels on Saturdays and extend guaranteed next-day Express Post letter and satchel delivery to households six days a week from the end of the year. In addition, Australia Post corporate outlets will also open on Saturdays  More

  • Australia Post celebrates Banjo's bush-themed ballads

    07 May 2014

    Australia Post is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Australian literary great, Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson, through a new stamp release acknowledging Banjo's iconic bush-themed ballads.  More

  • Australia Post commemorates the Australian Red Cross centenary

    01 May 2014

    Australia Post is commemorating the centenary of Red Cross in Australia with the release of a new domestic base-rate (70c) stamp.  More

  • Australia Post honours World War I Centenary

    22 April 2014

    As Australians prepare to commemorate Anzac Day, Australia Post has today released the first stamp issue in a five-year series designed to tell the chronological story of our nation's involvement in World War I.  More

  • Queen Elizabeth II's birthday celebrated by Australia Post

    02 April 2014

    Australia Post is celebrating the 88th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II with the release of one domestic base-rate (70c) stamp and one international rate ($2.60) stamp.   More

  • Australian floral emblems bloom onto stamps

    26 March 2014

    Australia Post is featuring national and state floral emblems in a new stamp issue available now. These floral emblems are striking examples of Australia's flora and form part of the nation's identity and floral heritage.   More

  • Australia Post launches MyPost Concession Account

    24 March 2014

    Australia Post is introducing a concession stamp from 31 March 2014. It will be available through the MyPost Concession Account and entitles 5.7 million eligible Australians to purchase 60 cent concession stamps.  More

  • Australia Post announces Our Neighbourhood National Community Partners

    19 February 2014

    Australia Post today announced seven organisations as national partners in its community program Our Neighbourhood. Australia Post will work with the seven organisations over the next three to five years as part of its aspiration to help   More

  • Centenary of Australia's polar expedition celebrated by Australia Post

    12 February 2014

    Australia Post is releasing the final stamp issue in a 4 year series commemorating the centenary of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14.  More

  • Australian teens keen to work and manage their money

    07 February 2014

    Australia Post has launched a range of financial and identity products designed to help Australian youth transition to independence.  More

  • Proposed increase to basic postage rate but with new concession rate stamp

    30 January 2014

    Australia Post will tomorrow lodge a notification with the ACCC proposing to increase the basic postage rate from 60 cents to 70 cents.  More

  • Cooking greats named as 2014 Legends

    17 January 2014

    Five legends of Australian cooking have the honour of being immortalised on a postage stamp as the recipients of the 2014 Australia Post Legends Award.  More

  • Australia Post celebrates the return of the urn

    10 January 2014

    Australia Post outlets will shortly release new commemorative stamps celebrating the Australian cricket team's Ashes victory.  More

  • Australian orchids bloom onto stamps

    08 January 2014

    Australia Post is featuring beautiful Australian orchids with the release of four domestic 60c stamps.  More

  • Royal christening celebrated by Australia Post

    06 January 2014

    Australia Post is marking the christening of His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge with the release of one domestic base-rate (60c) stamp and one international rate ($2.60) stamp.  More

  • Australia Post celebrates the Year of the Horse

    03 January 2014

    To celebrate the Year of the Horse, Australia Post will release a Lunar New Year stamp issue featuring the Chinese character for the horse, shown in the $1.80 stamp, and its pictorial representation, shown in the 60c stamp.  More

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