Operating as a post office

At Australia Post, we are internationally recognised as a leading postal business. We operate one of the country's largest and most accessible retail networks, servicing communities throughout Australia.

Much of our network is operated by private individuals acting as licensees, agents or franchisees.

Are you interested in managing a licensed post office or becoming a community postal agent? There are many great reasons to join us.

Licensed post office

Licensed Post Office

Licensed post offices (LPOs) may be run solely as a post office or in conjunction with another business. You'll enjoy use of our established brand, ongoing training and support and many other benefits.

Find out more
Community postal agents

Community Postal Agents (CPAs)

Community postal agents (CPAs) provide over-the-counter delivery services in rural and remote areas of Australia. CPAs are typically operated in conjunction with another business such as a general store.

Find out more
Franchised post offices

Franchised Post Office

Franchised post offices are fully equipped retail outlets, with stock provided on consignment and shared ongoing revenue.

Find out more

Locate an outlet

Find your nearest Australia Post retail outlet.