Update on Basic Postage Rate and business letter price increases

14 November 2019

The ACCC has indicated, on 14 November 2019, that it does not object to Australia Post’s draft notification proposing increases to Ordinary Small and Large Letters prices, which will increase the Basic Postage Rate (BPR) from $1.00 to $1.10.

Australia Post will now progress the required processes for the proposed increases to take effect on 2 January 2020.

There will be no change to the price of concession stamps at 60 cents or to seasonal greeting card stamps at 65 cents.

Response to bushfire emergency

14 November 2019

Due to ongoing bushfire activity, Australia Post operations have been impacted in a number of locations in NSW and QLD.

Safety is our main priority, and we are reaching out to our people and supporting them through this tough time.

We are monitoring the situation closely, and will provide updates as information is made available.

Assisting Australian Red Cross to help bushfire affected communities

12 November 2019

From today Australia Post outlets across Australia will be accepting donations for the Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund to support bushfire affected communities.

All donations made will help Red Cross provide assistance to affected communities through their emergency volunteers, providing psychological first