Don’t expect to buy online in early December and have your parcel delivered by the 25th.
The sections of the Senate inquiry report dealing with Australia Post’s future should be the most interesting. But they are the least satisfying.
The Senate inquiry into the Christine Holgate affair has declared Scott Morrison, shareholder minister and the Australia Post board should apologise to the former CEO
Christine Holgate’s new job will cost Australia Post, and Australian taxpayers.
Christine Holgate’s demise over luxury watches shows public-sector norms and private-sector competition don’t mix well.
Director’s responsibilities are to the company, not the the owners, even if those owners are the government.
Act now. Anything ordered from late November may not arrive until 2021.
Chief of Australia Post Christine Holgate today resigned following evidence given before Senate estimates last week that Australian Post employees were gifted Cartier watches.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon
Australia Post has long yearned to be freed from its obligation to deliver letters daily. With the COVID-19 pandemic it has been given that chance.
Handwritten letters are disappearing. There’s no need to deliver each one within three days.
Australia Post is trialling an autonomous delivery robot.
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Australia Post has begun conducting experiments with mail delivery robots. With Amazon launching today in Australia, all eyes will be on whether these prototype robots will actually deliver.
Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour earned $5.6 million in 2015-16.
It’s not just that Ahmed Fahour earns a lot of money. Australia Post had, until this week, been able to keep its CEO’s salary top secret.
Fairfax is caught between boosting a profitable side of its business and retaining its traditional business at a loss.
Firms that are trying to branch out into new technology, while at the same time retaining traditional business, are facing similar problems to startups.
We will soon be paying more for next day delivery of letters.
Unless Australia Post is freed to operate on an even playing field with its major parcel competitors, Australians can expect to see higher postage prices and more job cuts.
To survive, Australia Post must adapt its technological strategy.
The consequences of digital disruption on one of government’s largest and iconic enterprises, Australia Post, are impossible to ignore. Now, it’s adapt or perish.
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For most of us stamps have become infrequent objects of daily life but they continue to be produced, and collected by devotees – so what do they say about us as a nation?
Running on empty?
Australia Post has relied heavily on parcel revenues to make up for the decline in letters, but now even that is wavering.
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Regional post offices are doing it tough.
Former deputy prime minister and Nationals doyen Tim Fischer was famous for his whistle-stop press conferences outside rural post offices. The location was both symbolic and convenient. Rural and regional…