Business letter pricing 2011

Initial proposal25 January 2011

On 25 January 2011, Australia Post provided the ACCC with a draft price notification proposing to increase the prices of a number of its reserved services, to become effective on 4 July 2011.

Australia Post proposed to increase Regular PreSort letter prices by an average of 2.8 cents (GST exc) and Off Peak PreSort letter prices by an average of 1.3 cents (GST exc). Australia Post also proposed an average increase to Clean Mail prices of 2.3 cents and an increase to the Reply Paid annual fee from $65 to $80.

As part of its draft price notification Australia Post did not propose increasing the basic postage rate (BPR) or the prices of other Ordinary letters.