Standard delivery timetables

Use the timetables* below as a guide for deliveries within Australia

Parcels within Australia

The following delivery times apply to our standard domestic parcel service, Parcel Post.

Delivery within the same state

Posted for delivery Delivery time estimate (business days) 
Within metropolitan areas of capital cities, or within the same city or town or an adjacent city or town in the same state 2 days
Between a metropolitan area of capital city and a country location 4 days
Between country locations 5 days

Delivery between states

Posted for delivery Delivery time estimate (business days)
Between Sydney/Brisbane, Sydney/Melbourne, Melbourne/Canberra or Melbourne/Adelaide 2-3 days
Between Sydney/Adelaide, Melbourne/Brisbane, Melbourne/Tasmania or Adelaide/Canberra 3-4 days
 Between other capital cities 5-6 days

For other interstate locations, ask at your local Post Office.

 

Letters within Australia

The following delivery times apply to our Regular letter service.

Delivery within the same state

Posted for delivery Delivery time estimate (business days)
Within metropolitan areas of capital cities, or within the same city or town or an adjacent city or town in the same state 2-3 days
Between a metropolitan area of capital city and a country location 3-4 days
Between country locations 3-4 days

Delivery between states

Posted for delivery Delivery time estimate (business days)
Between Sydney/Brisbane, Sydney/Melbourne, Melbourne/Canberra or Melbourne/Adelaide 3-4 days
Between Sydney/Adelaide, Melbourne/Brisbane, Melbourne/Tasmania or Adelaide/Canberra 4-5 days
Between other capital cities 5-6 days

* The timetables for domestic letter and parcel services are guidelines only and based on reasonable expectations and experience. For delivery times between specific points, or ask at your local Post Office as local conditions can affect normal standards.