5101 Postal Services

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

5101 Postal Services

This class consists of units mainly engaged in the pick-up and delivery of letters, documents and parcels (usually weighing less than 30 kgs). Rather than being from the sender’s location, the pick-up activity is from pre-determined collection points (e.g. post offices and postal agencies). Also included are units mainly engaged in the operation/provision of predetermined collection points (such as post offices or postal agents).

Primary activities

  • Mail service
  • Mailbox rental service
  • Post office operation
  • Postal agency operation


Units mainly engaged in

  • providing courier or messenger services are included in Class 5102 Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services; and
  • operating trucks for the transportation of freight by road are included in Class 4610 Road Freight Transport.
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