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Australia Post Domestic Parcel Post (Standard)

Australia Post Domestic Parcel Post (Standard)

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alexander
alexanderSouthwest, VIC

Late but okay experience

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ordered a package from QLD to VIC, the package was held in dandenong facility for about a week but was delivered just fine a few days after the expected timeframe but at least it wasnt horrendously late or damaged. but thats probably the best you can expect these days

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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David C.
David C.Sydney, NSW

Illiterate driver

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I have spinal collapse, and asked supplier to state that on the label, together with request to leave on the table we have by the back door. That was done, clearly, and yet the driver left the two 15kg parcels ON THE FLOOR< RIGHT BY THE TABLE!

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Delivery TimeLate
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Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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flyhorse501
flyhorse501Sydney, NSW
  • 15 reviews
  • 19 likes

A box of beer was missing in transit, but Australia post has recovered it and delivered it.

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Purchased a box of beer from CUB on ebay three weeks ago, seller despatched my order very quickly. but the whole box was missing in transit.
It took more than one month for Australia post to recover it, it's very unpleasant experiences, but it's finally delivered.
Australia post deliveries are slow, but I have to admit, the delivery system is reliable.

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Delivery TimeLate
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Terrible service with difficult to access customer service

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Said they had attempted delivery when they hadn't. At home all day waiting for parcel that Australia Post said was to be delivered that day. At the end of the day got an email saying they attempted delivery but no one was home. A blatant lie. No one came to our door. It was raining so I suspect the driver didn't want to get out of the vehicle. Very difficult to get customer service. Then they couldn't do anything anyway. Was delivered the next day. Extremely frustrating.

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Alice F.Australia Post
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Tracking updates are meaningless nonsense

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Small parcel from Sydney to Bendigo;
Spent days at Sydney depot, then tracking advised me 6 days ago
‘Received by Australia Post for transportation to processing facility‘ in Adelaide!
What in heavens name does that actually mean anyway???
Since then, NOTHING!
Why send a package for Bendigo to South Australia?
I recently received a package from England to Bendigo in 5 days, with DHL so it can be done!

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
Chris
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MJHenderson
MJHendersonSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 3 reviews

Usually On time

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I recently sent a parcel to my Grand daughter in Melbourne. As it was during a lock down period I expected some delay, but thought 5 days would be sufficient as it used to take just 4. The parcel did arrive and was delivered on a Sunday but it took 7 days to get there. It seems to take additional days to get from one major city to another and with tracking I could see the parcel had arrived at the handling center but for some reason took 2 days to travel 15 klm to my son's home. As Australia Post are an Essential service I would have thought there would be more consistent delivery times.

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Cat P.Australia Post
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Item is shipped from Melbourne but it needs to be sent to Queensland to be processed and sent back

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Biggest joke of a service. My item was purchased online, the warehouse is 30 mins from my place. AusPost send it to Queensland, I assume because they don't care about the environment to then process it for 1 day and send it back down to Melbourne. Absolute disgrace.

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Priscila L.Australia Post

Hi Mike,

This sounds very frustrating and a complete waste of time. Can you please share the tracking number with me? Sometimes we may have to send your parcel to another sorting facility if one has reached capacity, this helps avoid backlogs.

Mike Valencia
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Ariel
ArielMetropolitan Adelaide, SA
  • 2 reviews
  • 5 likes

High cost, super slow delivery

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Firstly, waiting 13 days for a parcel sending from VIC to SA ( ridiculous!). Secondly, I’ve been home all day to receive the parcel but the delivery guy just left a collection card without knocking the door. I have to walk to post office collect it myself after4:30pm. Informed this issue to local post office, the lady said : nothing I could do, I’m just a post office officer. (Of course, what can you do?) How could you guys increase postage/ delivery costs every year but unable to provide the basic service?! Disappointed!

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Casey K.Australia Post
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Ron
RonSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 7 reviews
  • 4 likes

Can not believe companies still use them

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Casey K.Australia Post
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Debi Slinger
Debi SlingerGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 22 reviews
  • 16 likes

Doing the best they can in Covid-19 times

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Ive had a number of parcels sent to me and with their tracking ability, I know how far they are away. That keeps my anxiety at bay, knwung they are held up in processing or even with the postal delivery person. It's a challenging time with Covid-19 and Australia Post are doing their best to get the job done without comprising the health of their staff.

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Priscila L.Australia Post

*tear* that means a lot Debi, thank you for taking the time to leave us this compliment. These times are tough, especially for those in Melbourne but we're getting there!!

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Mick
MickSouth-Eastern Region, NSW

Left the parcel On the step

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Little Parcelbox delivery.
The postie/delivery person couldn't be bothered to walk up stairs to the leave it by the front door instead left it on the 2nd step IN PLAIN SITE!!!!

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Michael M.Australia Post
Mick
Mick

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nifco44
nifco44Sydney, NSW
  • 5 reviews
  • 4 likes

Terrible in every aspect

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Reduced deliveries from daily to 3 times per week. When I was young it was 11 times per week, what we have now is a third world system but the upper managment is getting massive bonuses, what a joke!

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Delivery TimeLate
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Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Sam
SamGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

Never deliver to the door

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On numerous occasions, the status have shown "Attempted delivery but not one in attendance" when that is completely untrue!!!! Everytime, I have to go and collect it from the post office.

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Delivery TimeLate
Shipping TypeDomestic
Delivery Arrived in Good ConditionYes
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Ibne F.Australia Post
Sam
Sam

Sorry Ibne. It was my fault. I found out that our bell to the Unit is not ringing properly.

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Believeyoume
BelieveyoumeDarling Downs, QLD
  • 4 reviews
  • 6 likes

Unprofessional...

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1st parcel i bought was worth 250$ and was left in the dirt in my front yard about 3 feet from the road after saying ill be home to sign for it.
2nd parcel was worth 90$ that was given to my neighbour who lives beside me which he later gave to me that day.
My 3rd parcel is valued at 30$, its been 10 days since order approved and no updates or anything. Called the courier and the sender (target) who were both really rude and could not tell me when my parcel is coming. Have since sent in a complaint through the ombudsmen.

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jo C.
jo C.
  • 2 reviews

Delays but understandable

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My delivery was expected on Monday the 27th April but it's only just arrived today (30th).
I can understand there are delays currently due to the increased amount of mail and parcels being sent due to the current isolation rules.
However I do believe Australia post should have found ways and adapted quicker to the situation.

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Renelle H.
Renelle H.asked
Domestic Parcel Post (Standard)

Hi there have been no updates on my package that was sent out on Monday from Brisbane city, it says it's still pending. Tracking number 63236599429093

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Amethyst1912
Amethyst1912

Perhaps if you ask Australia Post Renelle - I'm not Australia Post.

Susannah
Susannahasked
Domestic Parcel Post (Standard)

I have lodged 2 complaints for failed delivery attempts. I have heard nothing from Australia post regarding the issues. However they have promptly issued me with a survey on how they resolved the issue??? Wt?!
Has anyone else experience this?

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Susanna B.
Susanna B.

Yes, I get that as well. Once you hang up on Australia Post Customer Service they are quick to send you an email with a link for survey, but they are not resolving your issue.

Mallee S.
Mallee S.asked
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my parcel said coming today but doesn't get delivered??

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