Testing Australian postal delivery times during the 2020 pandemic

Terrigal post office — A letter was sent to Adelaide from here for the Postal Challenge
  • its required delivery time for regular intrastate letters will be extended to five days after the day of posting;
  • it will be permitted to adjust its delivery frequency, in metropolitan areas only, from every business day to every second business day;
  • it will have greater freedom in managing post offices while there is a pandemic, but will take all reasonable steps to keep outlets open.
The 2020 Postal Challenge

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A letter, featuring a Magda Szubanski AO stamp, took 9 days to travel from Sydney to Perth




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