Parcel Post

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Regular parcel delivery within Australia



Our regular Parcel Post service is cost-effective and reliable, delivering parcels in 2 or more business days.

Need it there fast? Try our Express Post or Courier Post service.

Service details

  • Economical domestic delivery
  • Extra Cover, Signature on Delivery and Email Track Advice available
  • Available in small, medium and large prepaid satchels or as a postage label 
  • Lodge in a red street-posting box or over the counter at a Post Office if you require proof of posting
  • Tracking included

Optional extras

Sending something valuable? Add Extra Cover and Signature on Delivery for peace of mind. You can also opt in to receive free Email Track Advice

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Size and weight limits

Your parcel's dimensions should not exceed 105cm or 0.25m3. Maximum weight is 22kg. Check our size and weight guidelines for details.

Buy Parcel Post satchels

Know your postage costs up front. Get small, medium or large prepaid satchels for regular parcel delivery within Australia.

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Send parcels regularly?

With our Click and Send service, you can pay online, print your label and pop it in the post - or even arrange a pick-up! Plus, you can link it to your eBay account to streamline the process. Find out more

Standard parcel and mail delivery costs


We offer Parcel Post prepaid satchels in small, medium or large sizes, as well as labels based on your item's weight that you can affix to your own packaging. 

Parcel Post satchels

Prepaid satchels are the easiest way to send your item - they combine packaging and postage, and you can keep them on hand. You can buy single satchels from Post Offices or buy in bulk - online or in-store - and save up to 12.5 per cent*. 

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Satchel size Small 500g Medium 3kg Large 5kg
Dimensions 355 x 220mm 405 x 310mm 510 x 435mm
Single satchel $8.50 $13.80 $17.60
10 pack (1-9 packs) $80.75
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10 pack (10+ packs) $74.40
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Parcel Post labels

Sending something bigger or prefer to use your own packaging? Simply buy a Parcel Post parcel label from a Post Office to attach to your item. 

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Parcel weight Price
Up to 500g $7.60
Over 500g up to 22kg

Prices vary depending on the weight of your item and its destination. Calculate postage

Parcel Post

Know your postage costs upfront.

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View our satchel range

Check out our wide range of packaging options and packing tips and guidelines.

* 12.5% saving based on purchase of 10 or more Express Post or Parcel Post 10-pack satchels. 5% saving based on purchase of 1-9 Express Post or Parcel Post 10-pack satchels.

Using our standard delivery service

How to

Sending your item

1. Pack your item Click to expand Click to collapse

Pack your item securely using one of the following:

  • Our small, medium or large prepaid satchels (available in-store or online)
  • Our selection of Pack & Post packaging
  • Your own packaging 

Please note: Maximum parcel size and weight is 22kg, 0.25m3 in size and 105cm in length.


2. Pay and add your features Click to expand Click to collapse

Pay for your postage at a Post Office or online via Click and Send. If using a prepaid satchel, the postage is included in the price of the satchel.

When you pay, you have the choice of adding the following features:

Want an estimate for your postage costs? Visit our postage calculator

3. Post your parcel Click to expand Click to collapse

If it's small enough to fit, you can post your parcel in any red street-posting box. Alternatively, take your parcel into a Post Office.

You can find information on posting times at the Post Office or on the street-posting box.

Send or return at a Parcel Locker, 24/7

Busy during business hours? We figured as much. That's why you can now send or return parcels any time, day or night, at a Parcel Locker.

To get started, just log in to MyPost or sign up for free

Tracking your item

Visit our track tool and enter the tracking number (Article ID) found on the barcode of your satchel or receipt*.

If the sender has opted you in to our free Track Advice service, you may also receive email notifications regarding the progress of your parcel.

* Tracking number on barcode is only available if you've used a satchel or have lodged your parcel in-store and have been provided with a receipt. Track advice will only be shown when a scan has occurred. Find out more about our tracking service

Support & FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Track your item

Check how your parcel or letter is travelling.

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