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In the News (Sun 26 May 19)

  Australia Post - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Australia Post is the government-owned postal service monopoly of Australia.
The first postmaster of Sydney was an ex-convict, Isaac Nichols, who took the post in 1809, and postal services grew throughout the Australian colonies as they were established.
According to Australia Post, their Sydney Mail Exchange introduced mechanical mail-handling equipment in 1930, and was the first service in the world to do so.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Australia_Post   (472 words)

 SSAA - Australia Post Regulations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Two days later Australia Post stated that the prohibition would be expanded to include firearm components and, curiously, military munitions such as grenades, mortar shells or canisters.
This policy change by Australia Post means that any legitimate firearm owner who wishes to import a spare part for a licensed firearm will no longer be able to use the surface mail facilities once offered by this once government institution.
A meeting between senior management of Australia Post and executives of both the SSAA and the National Firearm Dealers Association is to be held in late January.
www.ssaa.org.au /newssaa/PresidentsWord/AusPostReg.htm   (282 words)

 DCITA - About Australia Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Australia Post is the major organisation in the Australian postal industry.
Post has a legislated monopoly on the delivery of letters weighing 250 grams or less and the carriage of letters for less than four times the standard postal rate – currently 50c.
Australia Post has 4474 retail outlets, of which 2574 are in rural and remote areas.
www.dcita.gov.au /post/about_australia_post   (399 words)

 The Guardian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
In Sydney, Australia Post decided to close four centres and forcibly relocate workers to a new centralised facility at Chullora.
Australia Post's application to the Federal Court for an injunction preventing the 24-hour strike was rejected.
Australia Post is determined to push ahead with its restructuring of the Parcel Post service.
www.cpa.org.au /garchve04/1171austpost.html   (584 words)

 Seeing red over postal charge - National - smh.com.au
An Australia Post spokeswoman said mail redirection was not an essential service, and people could simply update their new address details with all of their correspondents when they moved overseas, or ask someone else locally to forward their mail.
Australia Post said about 5000 international mail redirections were requested each year.
In the report, Australia Post said it was trying to "reposition letters" and had encouraged an increase in advertising and promotional mail to counter the slide in domestic letter volumes.
www.smh.com.au /news/national/seeing-red-over-postal-charge/2005/08/22/1124562804283.html   (537 words)

 Hooked on Classics: Australia Post teams up with ABC Classics to support - 18 November 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Australia Post has embarked on a campaign to broaden the appeal of Australian produced classical music by supporting one of the nation’s most significant cultural projects – an all-Australian recording of Beethoven’s five concertos. Australia
Australia Post has embarked on a campaign to broaden the appeal of Australian produced classical music by supporting one of the nation’s most significant cultural projects – an all-Australian recording of Beethoven’s five concertos.
Australia Post Managing Director, Graeme John said Australia Post decided to support Stage Two of the Beethoven-Stuart Piano Recording Project because of the project’s commitment to Australian artistic talent and achievement.
www.australiapost.com.au /BCP/0,1080,CH2882%257EMO19,00.html   (456 words)

 ALW 2006 - Learn @ Work case studies: Australia Post
Central to the success of Australia Post's Indigenous Employment Strategy is the commitment of the managing director and the dedicated support of the state-based Indigenous Employment Coordinators (IEC).
To develop her talents, Post sponsored Tania's postgraduate study at Monash University, where she achieved a Graduate Diploma in Logistics Management and later was the first student to graduate from Monash with a Masters in Logistics Management.
Tania is one of the few Australia Post employees to have worked upward through the organisation-form selling stamps at the counter, delivering mail and parcels as a postie, to the working at several senior management positions to her present job in the male-dominate industry of logistics.
www.adultlearnersweek.org /events/learnatwork/auspost.html   (1097 words)

 printsoft.com - news
Australia Post’s goal is to make this product, with its dramatic cost and operational savings, available to businesses both in Australia and worldwide.
Australia Post and PrintSoft jointly developed Post’s successful Post eLetter solution which enables clients to create letters, invoices, statements and postcards on their desktop, then securely submit them electronically to the service bureau, where they are automatically aggregated, sorted and produced for optimal production and postage saving.
Australia Post is also charged with the responsibility of meeting a number of community service obligations that require the corporation to provide an accessible, affordable and reliable letter service for all Australians, wherever they reside.
www.printsoft.com.au /news/auspostacquisition.htm   (552 words)

 Australia Post Salutes the Signs Of the Zodiac
Australia Post today released the final three in its series of 12 Zodiac stamp booklets featuring the signs in the solar Zodiac calendar.
Australia Post chose the Zodiac theme for this latest stamp issue because of its broad appeal, making it a novel gift idea as well as a fun way to start or continue a stamp collection.
Australia Post designer Beth McKinlay was responsible for creating the design of the booklet and ensuring that each booklet was not only unique but could work well as part of the complete set.
www.australiapost.com.au /BCP/0,1080,CH4211%257EMO19,00.html   (437 words)

 Australian DemocratsAustralian Democrat Speeches
The government has argued that, as Australia Post retains a monopoly over the delivery of reserved letters and there is no impetus of competition to drive improvements in the delivery of services, the involvement of the authority is therefore needed to drive improvements in the delivery of the services provided by Australia Post.
Australia Post has assured us that the cost and accounting requirements of this measure will not affect postal licensees and that they are reasonably comfortable with what is being proposed, so from that point of view we will not be opposing these amendments either.
Australia Post has expressed, both publicly and privately, that they are not concerned with this particular provision and that the proposed changes will not have a negative effect on their bottom line.
www.democrats.org.au /speeches/index.htm?speech_id=1382&display=1   (2149 words)

 Stallion Technologies Product Information: EasyIO customer profile - Australia Post
Australia Post, Australia's national postal service, has undergone many major changes in the past few years.
Australia Post has over 2,700 Post Offices across the nation and approximately 8,500 computers in the field.
In each Post Office, a back office computer is used to manage network communications and act as a file and applications server, while at each counter a workstation runs the RIPOSTE application.
www.stallion.com /html/products/easyio-customer-profiles.html   (655 words)

 Australia Post on top of the world
Australia Post won the World Mail Award for Transformation of a postal organisation.  The award recognises the postal organisation that has undertaken deep and broad change to deliver on its mission and its bottom line imperatives.
Post has simultaneously built the corporation’s reputation as a trusted and reliable provider of community services and at the same time delivered strong financial returns to the Commonwealth Government.
Australia Post Managing Director, Graeme John, was also honoured to receive the World Mail Award for Industry Leadership.  The award recognises strong participation and leadership in advancing the interests of the global postal and mailing industry.
www.post.com.au /BCP/0,1080,CH3946%257EMO19,00.html   (306 words)

 Australia Post eDeliver
Post eDeliver uses high security digital certificates and encryption to satisfy user authentication, non-repudiation and privacy requirements for communication between the Merchant's website and Australia Post.
Australia Post has established a dedicated Helpdesk facility on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week basis to provide support to merchants.
It is anticipated that Australia Post will be available on a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week basis dependent on the availability of the Internet and other factors outside of Australia Post's control.
www.edeliver.com.au /templates/ifs/ifs_help.htm   (815 words)

 Australia Post eDeliver
Australia Post reserves the right to alter the DRC and these Terms of Use at any time at its sole discretion.
Australia Post may, in its absolute discretion, determine that you are misusing the DRC.
The delivery times and charges provided by Australia Post via the DRC are an estimate only and are based (among other things) on information supplied by you about the nature, dimensions and weight of goods, and by your customers about the goods’ destination.
www.edeliver.com.au /Templates/ifs/IFS_DRC_Terms.htm   (779 words)

 SSAA - Australia Post update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Australia Post will no longer accept international postings containing firearms, including all firearm components, or items of weaponry.
Customers with import or export permits should be advised that their permits are still valid but that Australia Post will no longer carry these items.
Australia Post will continue to carry items such as knives, daggers, swords, and axes, which have a valid import or export permit where required and are legally permissible to carry into Australia (if inbound) or into the country of destination (if outbound).
www.ssaa.org.au /newssaa/PresidentsWord/AusPostUpdate.htm   (317 words)

Australia became known for its liberal legislation: free compulsory education, protected trade unionism with industrial conciliation and arbitration, the secret ballot, women's suffrage, maternity allowances, and sickness and old-age pensions.
Australia has been the victim of two significant terrorist attacks in recent years: the 2002 Bali, Indonesia, bombings by a group with ties to al-Qaeda in which 202 died, many of whom were Australian, and the 2004 attack on the Australian embassy in Indonesia, which killed ten.
Australia's strategic identity post-September 11 in context: implications for the war against terror in Southeast Asia.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107296.html   (1155 words)

 Australia Post: movingservices.com.au Redirect your mail
Australia Post's Mail Redirection service is the best way to ensure that your mail follows you when you move home or business, or change your mailing address.
Australia Post requires 3 full business days to process your request before the service can commence.
Australia Post needs three full working days (Monday to Friday) from the date your application is lodged to start your Mail Redirection service.
www.movingservices.com.au /manage_your_mail/redirect_mail   (1408 words)

 Australia Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The first postmaster of Sydney was an ex-convict Isaac Nichols who the post in 1809 and postal services throughout the Australian colonies as they were A regular Sydney-Melbourne overland service began in as did the issuance of prepaid postage stamps and by 1849 uniform postal rates established by agreement between the colonies.
In 1975 the telecommunications responsibilities of the were split off to a separate body Australia which eventually became the partially-privatised Telstra and the postal services department was the Australian Postal Commission.
While many previously government-owned utilities such as the Commonwealth Bank and Qantas have been privatised in Australia over past two decades Australia Post has remained government hands.
www.freeglossary.com /Australia_Post   (548 words)

 Electronic Valentines a cop-out: Australia Post: ZDNet Australia: News
However, Australia Post reckons going virtual with your message of love is "taking the easy way out" and your best bet is the old-fashioned card or letter.
However Australia Post has warned the nation's romantics that taking the easy way out this year by expressing sentiments via e-mail or SMS may well backfire.
Australia’s largest online dating agency RSVP has more than 510,000 active members alone and has seen more than 863 weddings since its launch on Valentine’s day in 1997.
www.zdnet.com.au /news/soa/Electronic_Valentines_a_cop_out_Australia_Post/0,139023165,139181115,00.htm   (1173 words)

 Australia Post - helping small business do business
Australia Post's small business units help small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) by providing information, advice and access to products and services which meet their needs and help grow their businesses.
Australia Post has also placed sales representatives in its Business Centres to improve relationship-building with small business customers, and is providing improved training to Business Centre managers to enable them to provide timely advice and assistance to small business customers.
Australia Post has developed a number of other initiatives to assist small business.
www.dcita.gov.au /Article/0,,0_4-2_4008-4_112996,00.html   (398 words)

 The human face of Australia Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Australia Post has all sorts of time-and-motion procedures whereby the posties have to sort 18 small letters a minute and 13 large letters a minute.
We have [Australia Post CEO] Graham John on $2 million a year, and all the managers underneath him are on this great whack and get more for telling workers they can have less.
We're convinced that Australia Post was out to get him because gradually, posties are being given a package and pushed out the door and replaced with people who start work at 6.30am on a non-penalty shift for 15% less [pay].
www.greenleft.org.au /back/2004/595/595p11.htm   (1077 words)

 Postal workers' resistance was `amazing'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Australia Post’s mail service in Victoria was seriously disrupted on January 29 when 250 postal workers took action against their relocation to the new Ardeer parcel facility in West Sunshine.
Despite Australia Post’s refusal to negotiate over the key issues in the dispute, the federal divisional executive of the union has lifted the ban on further relocation.
Despite this, Australia Post is pursuing legal action against the union and Doyle in the supreme court.
www.greenleft.org.au /back/2004/569/569p2.htm   (816 words)

 Australia Post tests online identification service - News - Builder AU
Australia Post is trialling a two-factor authentication service to be used by customers such as banks for online transactions.
Post hopes to target the finance sector with VIP which allows companies, such as banks, to set-up two-factor authentication without the associated infrastructure costs.
Post had the advantages of its coverage and logistics services to efficiently deliver tokens to customers, he said.
www.builderau.com.au /news/soa/Australia_Post_tests_online_identification_service/0,339028227,339270924,00.htm?feed=rss   (706 words)

 Australia Post targeted by thieves - Breaking News - National - Breaking News
Labor has questioned Australia Post's security planning after a spate of robberies in recent months.
Australia Post corporate secretary Michael McCloskey told the hearing he was unsure of the exact figures, but was aware robberies were a problem.
But he dismissed claims post offices were soft targets.
www.smh.com.au /news/National/Australia-Post-targeted-by-thieves/2006/05/22/1148150158889.html   (295 words)

 Australia Post
The Australia Post Bush Spirit Award recognises communities that are facing or have faced difficult times, but which show outstanding commitment to solving problems by turning them into opportunities.
Australia Post has a long history of keeping Australians in touch with each other — and the world.
Australia Post is well known for its strong relationship with the Australian community.
www.keepaustraliabeautiful.org.au /qld/01_cms/details.asp?ID=71   (136 words)

 Brisbane Broncos - Football - Club News
The tour is made possible with the support of long-time naming-rights sponsor, Australia Post.
Australia Post North Queensland Area Manager, Jason Ledbury, said the tour was just one of the ways Australia Post helps connect youth to opportunity in
Peter Nolan said the Australia Post Western Tour is the most extensive of all Broncos regional visits, encompassing almost 2000 kilometres of on-road touring in only five days.
www.broncos.com.au /index.cfm?TopMenuID=266&MenuID=296&&NewsID=1225   (431 words)

 Receive Payments via Australia Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Our customers are able to pay us for our services at any Australia Post Office in the country and find it to be a very convenient way of payment, especially for people who travel or live outside metropolitan areas.
“Australia Post deposits are a very popular payment method in Australia and being based in the UK opening an Australian bank account would be virtually impossible for me, by using the Technocash Merchant Facility I am able to accept deposits from my Australian customers without the need to hold my own Australian bank account.
At least 50% of my customers in Australia elect to pay me this way as it is quick and convenient and I do not have to worry about charge backs as the payments are in effect cash sums.
technocash.com /action.cfm?a=merchfacility   (1614 words)

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