Australia Post proposes raising stamps from $1.20 to $1.50

Karen Barlow
Updated September 5 2023 - 4:29pm, first published 12:00pm

Less than a week after posting a full-year earnings loss driven by historic declines in letter deliveries, Australia Post is seeking an increase in the cost of a basic postage stamp from $1.20 to $1.50.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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