AUSTRALIA POST is the oldest continually operating organisation in Australia. It began operating in 1809, when Isaac Nichols founded the first Post Office in New South Wales. The Australia Post group is one of the most trusted brands in Australia, employing more than 36,000 people across its integrated delivery, logistics, retail and eCommerce network, providing services to all Australians.

Australia Post is committed to providing trusted, relevant and reliable services that connect all Australians. It aims to help communities work better for everyone by connecting people and business, and this remains constant as the needs of its customers continue to change.

In 2017, Australia Post will continue to offer its customers more choice and convenience, investing in new technology, offering more delivery choices and having the flexibility to meet its customers' needs.

During the month of December 2016, it delivered more than 34 million domestic parcels, sent 5.3 million kilos of parcels through its domestic air network, had over 15,000 vehicles on the road and saw a 21.5% growth in its parcels volumes. Australia Post has an unrivalled network capability and capacity, and is proud of its achievements throughout Christmas.

Australia Post believes a diverse and inclusive workplace brings out the best in its people and helps it to provide a better service to Australian communities. It strives to attract and retain people with a range of relevant skills, experiences and capabilities from a broad talent pool. It has developed an inclusive culture where its people are engaged, feel they belong and their unique contribution is valued. Australia Post wants its people to connect with its customers and community to understand and respond to their needs, and it fosters innovation by leveraging the experience and ideas of its people and embracing different viewpoints.