Letter deliveries have changed

From 15 April 2024, estimated delivery timeframes for regular and priority letters have changed. Please note, letters may be delivered earlier than the timeframes shown on our website as we make progressive delivery model changes across the country through to the end of 2025.

Delivery timeframes for Priority letters

Same state

Delivery estimates
Posted for delivery Estimated delivery time1
Within metropolitan areas of capital cities, or within the same city or town or an adjacent city or town in the same state

Estimated delivery time1

Up to 2 business days

Between metropolitan areas of capital cities and country locations

Estimated delivery time1

Up to 3 business days

Between country locations

Estimated delivery time1

Up to 3 business days

Interstate

Delivery estimates
Posted for delivery Estimated delivery time1
Between metro areas of capital cities

Estimated delivery time1

Up to 3 business days

Between metro areas of capital cities and country locations

Estimated delivery time1

Up to 4 business days

Between country locations

Estimated delivery time1

Up to 4 business days

How much does it cost to send a letter to the Priority timetable?

You can speed things up by paying an additional 70c to use our Priority delivery service.

Delivery estimates
Letter size Dimensions Regular timetable Priority timetable
Small letter or postcard

Dimensions

130 x 240 x 5mm

Regular timetable

$1.50

Priority timetable

$1.50 + 70c Priority label

Large letter 125g

Dimensions

260 x 360 x 20mm

Regular timetable

$3.00

Priority timetable

$3.00 + 70c Priority label

Large letter 250g

Dimensions

260 x 360 x 20mm

Regular timetable

$4.50

Priority timetable

$4.50 + 70c Priority label

Large letter 500g

Dimensions

260 x 360 x 20mm

Regular timetable

$7.50

Priority timetable

$7.50 + 70c Priority label

Letters2 sent at the regular speed will take 2-3 business days longer than the estimated delivery times above.

How to send your Priority Letter