Bushfire and severe weather service impacts
Australia Post is working to reinstate deliveries in areas impacted by bushfires, smoke haze and extreme weather. We are monitoring these areas closely and will resume normal operations as soon as it is safe to do so.
Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales
Access issues caused by bushfires will cause some delivery delays in the Tharwa (ACT), Michelago and Araluen (NSW) areas.
The Cabramurra Post Office in the Snowy Mountains (NSW) remains closed due to bushfire damage in the area.
Storms and heavy rain have caused flooding and road access issues which will result in some delivery delays in the Kowanyama, Pormpuraaw and Coen areas in far-north Queensland.
17 January 2020
Australia Post is working to reinstate deliveries in areas impacted by bushfires and smoke haze. We have some isolated delays due to ongoing safety concerns and will only deliver into these areas when it is safe to do so.
We are monitoring the situation closely, and will provide updates as information is made available.
The following Post Offices have been closed until further notice:
- Vivonne Bay
The Cabramurra Post Office has been closed until further notice
Suspended deliveries for ACT
3 January 2020
The safety of our people is our top priority, and with hazardous smoke conditions continuing across ACT we have suspended postie and van deliveries until further notice. Mail addressed to Parcel Lockers and PO Boxes will be delivered as per normal. We encourage customers with enquires about their mail to check the Tracker Tool or contact us on 13 POST. We apologise for any inconvenience, however we must do what is right for our people. We thank customers for their patience and understanding.
Bushfire impacts in ACT, Victoria and NSW
3 January 2020
Due to ongoing bushfire activity, Australia Post operations have been impacted in a number of locations in ACT, Victoria and NSW. Safety is our main priority, and we are reaching out to our people and supporting them through this tough time. We are monitoring the situation closely, and will provide updates as information is made available.