The Australian Mail Handling Scene

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Simon Moorhead


Telecommunications, History, Australia Post, Mail Handling


Two historic papers from 1966 detailing the mail handling scene in Australia and the development of the state-of-the-art Sydney Mail Exchange.


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Australia Post (2008). Connecting People Every Day, Annual Report 2007/08. Available at
Australia Post (2018). Everyone Matters, Annual Report 2018. Available at
Magnusson, V. St. G. (1966). The Development of the A.P.O. Mechanised Mail Handling Concept and Overseas Trends, Telecommunication Journal of Australia, 16 (3), October, 207-214.
Page, R. J. (1966). The Australian Mail Handling Scene. Telecommunication Journal of Australia, 16 (3), October, 202-206.