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A collection of images of postal history in Australia. Learn more about our history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ
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This clip shows the newly refurbished interior of Lakemba Post Office in Sydney, followed by the sprucing up of a similarly older style post office. 1987 [?] Learn more about our history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

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The Redfern Mail Exchange’s impressive new computerised mail sorting system is displayed. It illustrates data entry relating to each postal item entered. 1966. Learn more about our history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

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This clip shows postal delivery officers in a range of mail delivery situations, and includes an interview with a female motorbike delivery officer. 1989. Learn more about our history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

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Australians might now prefer to send emails over private letters but let's not overlook the letter’s unique, tactile role, particularly in its most intimate expressions.

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The clip explains the four types of mail to be sorted and the way in which the postal sorting officers and the customs officers, at the new Redfern Mail Exchange, work in conjunction with the mechanised sorting equipment. 1966. Learn more about our history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

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This is an Australia Post television commercial (TVC) advertising the use of the correct postcode in addressing letters. 1988. Learn more about our history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

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This is an Australia Post television commercial (TVC), promoting the Lettergram service as a replacement for the telegram service. 1988. Learn more about our history here: http://auspo.st/1C0gYkJ

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Australia's Victoria Cross recipients have spoken of the unbreakable mateship and ideals that drove them to their extraordinary acts of bravery.

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