Parcel Post

Express Post

Check postage costs for parcels up to 5kg

Parcels up to 5kg are eligible for flat rate postage options to anywhere within Australia. If you’re using Australia Post packaging, our If It Packs, It Posts flat rate packaging range includes popular items from $1.50 for a Small Tough Bag to $3.50 for an Extra Large Parcel Box.

Parcels sent using own packaging up to 5kg are charged according to their actual weight or cubic weight equivalent, whichever is greater.

Prices below are for postage only and do not include the cost of packaging.
 

Australia Post packaging sizes
Australia Post packaging sizes Your own packaging Parcel Post Express Post
Small

Your own packaging

Up to 500g

Parcel Post

$8.95

Express Post

$11.95

Medium

Your own packaging

500g to 1kg

Parcel Post

$12.20

Express Post

$15.70

Large

Your own packaging

1kg to 3kg

Parcel Post

$15.35

Express Post

$19.35

Extra Large

Your own packaging

3kg to 5kg

Parcel Post

$18.50

Express Post

$25.50

Learn more about flat rate postage for items up to 5kg. For items over 5kg, postage is assessed based on weight and distance. Use our online calculator to estimate postage cost and delivery timeframes.

More sending options

Sending letters?

Find out about our Regular, Priority and Express national letter delivery services.

Sending 5+ parcels per week?

Access postage savings, print shipping labels, book parcel pickups, track deliveries and more with a MyPost Business account.

Sending 1,000+ parcels per year?

Get tailored pricing and shipping solutions, including freight management, with a parcel sending contract.

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Print Shipping labels

Print postage labels at a Post Offices or online if you have a MyPost Business account. It’s free to sign up.

Add optional extras

Learn about optional extras, including Signature on Delivery and Extra Cover.

Read about compensation

If your item is lost or damaged, you may be compensated up to $100.

1 Our regular parcel service delivers in an estimated 2 or more business days. Delivery times will vary depending on lodgement and destination points. View more information on delivery times to your area.
2 Additional charges apply. Extra Cover provides you with cover for the specified value of your item (up to $5,000 or part thereof) if your item is lost or damaged while being carried by Australia Post. Visit optional extras for more information.
3 Additional charges apply.
Australia Post purchases carbon credits to offset the emissions of its deliveries. Find out more about our commitment to carbon neutral parcel delivery.
5 Next business day delivery is only available within the Express Post next business day delivery network. The national next business day delivery network operates between capital cities (excluding Darwin; and for Perth between CBDs only) and some major centres.