As previously advised, posties will commence delivery of small parcels and Express Post this Saturday, 29 November 2014 in metropolitan cities and major regional cities across Australia. This will be for a 4 week period and will be reviewed at the end of this period to see if delivery continues.
Members are entitled to 3 hours at time and half and 2 hours at double time.
The National Office has liaised with State Branches and Post to have vans available for delivery facilities that have walking rounds and no motorcycle delivery. Hub drivers will drive the van and the postie will be the “jockey”. Getting out to deliver the parcels.
From information received so far posties have taken up the offer to work Saturdays on a voluntary basis.
We are asking our members to provide feedback to the National Office regarding this trial delivery. Saturday is a busy time for shopping, sporting events and time with family. Let us know your experience with Saturday delivery of parcels. We will publish the news and pass the information on to the General Manager Mails/Delivery Peter Bass.