No sell-off but Australia Post delivery reduction to be felt by city dwellers

Mail should be delivered daily in regional areas but it is fair to expect city residents to visit the post office more often to pick up their mail, according to Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss. The National Party leader accepts Australia Post faces a “crisis” because of a collapse in letter revenues.

Fairfax Media today reports that Australia Post is set to announce 900 job losses as early as Tuesday. Australia Post executives have lobbied the government to reduce its five-day mail service – which is currently required by legislation –  to three days.

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