Full Rate Mail

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Full rate mail is for everyone


If you want to send fewer than 300 items, and they're not machine addressed, barcoded or sorted, Full Rate Mail is for you.


  • It's easy - simply post your mail in a street posting box or over the counter at any post office
  • No minimum volume
  • No need for barcoding, sorting or lodgement documents

What you can send

With Full Rate Mail, you can send the following weight and size letter or parcel.



Maximum weight



Minimum size

88 x 138mm


Maximum size

130 x 240mm

260 x 360mm

Maximum thickness 



Pricing and payment


The following rates apply for your Full Rate Mail (delivery within Australia, postage paid by affixing a stamp)




Small letter up to 250g

130 x 240 x 5mm


Up to 125g

260 x 360 x 20mm 


Over 125g & up to 250g

260 x 360 x 20mm 


Over 250g & up to 500g

260 x 360 x 20mm 


Seasonal greeting card - enclosed in a sealed enveloped and endorsed CARD ONLY (valid only in November and December)

Size  Price 
 Small $0.65
 Up to 125g $1.30

You can pay for Full Rate Mail using your Australia Post business credit account, cash, debit card or credit card.

Using Full Rate Mail is easy

Posting your mail

Simply put postage stamps on your items to the correct postage value, and post them in a street posting box or over the counter at any post office.

If required, complete the Full Rate Mail mailing statement (72kb) 

Need help?

If you have any questions about Full Rate Mail, call us on 13 11 18 or email us.

You'll also find more detailed information in our Full Rate Mail Guide (88kb)

Need a payment or delivery solution for your business?

We can help. Simply provide us with a few details and we'll take it from there.

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