Australia Post to Charge for Undelivered Parcels

apAustralia Post is going to start charging customers to collect undelivered parcels according to an announcement it made yesterday.

The entity, once run by the government, said the changes would come into effect later on this year.

At the moment undelivered parcels are held at no cost for 10 days before being returned to sender, but customers want their packages held longer and will be happy to pay for this service.

As of 1 August, a package not collected within 5 days will be cost $3 to collect and parcels held up to 30 days will cost $9.

Source: http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/australia-post-to-begin-charging-for-holding-undelivered-parcels/news-story/c325920566a617418e8c3d918cd7f255