Canberra - Post Report Question and Answers

How do you send and receive your letters and package mail? Are local postal facilities adequate?

We used the diplomatic post office usually. Australia Post is, in my experience, dismal. It takes forever to get anything anywhere outside of Australia, and it is really expensive (inside and outside Australia). - Aug 2020


APO. - May 2012


APO - May 2011


I use both Australian and US Diplomatic mail. APO is great. - Dec 2010


APO - Nov 2010


We used the embassy APO, but we also used the local Aussie Post for mailing letters and packages to Europe. Local post was a bit more expensive but very reliable. - Apr 2010


We have APO here in the embassy. - Oct 2009


We use the APO at the Embassy which takes 2 or more weeks for stuff to get through. The APO is subject to the strict quaranteen standards so nothing with egg or corn products. - Apr 2009


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