Current delivery times and service changes

We're always doing what we can to keep things moving, but right now letters may take a little longer to arrive. Our services have temporarily changed to meet the challenge of record volumes and ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. We've updated the information on this page to help you plan.

Australia’s largest domestic delivery network

We can get your mail to just about every Australian address. That’s 11.7 million delivery points. Choose between our cost-effective and premium letter delivery services.

Regular

(cost-effective)

From
$1.10 (incl. GST)

Sending to same state: up to 5 business days

Sending interstate between:

  • Metro locations: up to 5 business days
  • Metro & country locations: up to 6 business days
  • Country locations: up to 7 business days

Priority

(speedier delivery)



  • Due to the impacts of COVID-19, at Australia Post’s request, regulatory changes were made by the Government to suspend the Priority Service until 1 July 2021.
  • View information about bulk lodgements of Priority Mail

Express Post

(premium)

From
$7.15 (incl. GST)

Express Post is our fastest postal delivery option, but current circumstances mean we can't guarantee next-business-day delivery at the moment. View delivery times

Tracking included with satchels, and where lodged at a Post Office and a receipt is provided.2

Sending important documents?

Use Registered Post or Domestic letter with tracking for greater peace of mind.

Download postage charges guide

Check postage price for all letters by destination, size and delivery speed.

Smart ways to send bulk mail

Sending fewer than 300 letters at a time?

Use a postage meter to conveniently pay for postage online, and quickly print a postage meter mark on your envelopes.

Sending 300+ letters at a time?

We can help you sort and process your bulk mail. You may be eligible for lower sending prices too.

Is your database accurate and up-to-date?

Help reduce ‘return to sender’ mail by matching your customer database against our National Change of Address database.

Sending documents overseas? We deliver to over 190 countries

International
Economy

(cost-effective)

From
$2.103

Our services are impacted by the Coronavirus, see International delivery updates for our latest delivery estimates.

Tracking n/a

When sending up to 50g to New Zealand

International
Registered Post

(added peace of mind)

From
$16.104

Our services are impacted by the Coronavirus, see International delivery updates for our latest delivery estimates.

Signature on delivery6 included

Tracking n/a

4 When sending a DL envelope (130 x 240mm) to anywhere in the world.

International
Express

(speedy & tracked)

From
$25.35

Our services are impacted by the Coronavirus, see International delivery updates for our latest delivery estimates.

Tracking5 and signature on delivery6 included

 

1 Check your local Post Office opening hours or speak to your local facility for required parcel pick-up timeframes. You can generally post items in yellow street posting boxes until 3pm Monday to Friday. However, other times may apply in many areas. Please check posting times displayed on individual street posting boxes. Next business day delivery to roadside addresses or offshore islands is not guaranteed.

2 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.

3 Tracking not available for all countries. For more information, check our international post guide.

4 Signature on delivery is only available to certain countries. For more information, check our international post guide.