Post ‘point' now open
AIRLIE Beach residents can now buy stamps, envelopes and pre-paid satchels from a new post point in Airlie's Main Street.
Airlie Beach Day and Night Chemist is now officially operating as a post point where customers can buy general postal products.
The town has been without a full-service post office since the previous post office was closed in October last year.
Australia Post spokesperson Simone Kurtz said the post point had been established so the community had access to general postal products until a suitable licensee was found to re-establish the post office for the longer term.
“We are still very committed to finding a licensee for Airlie Beach,” she said.
“But we want to ensure the community has access to postage products while we work towards finding a long-term solution that best meets the community needs.”
Ms Kurtz said a second tender process, undertaken nationally, had not produced an overall successful tender.
“However, we are continuing conversations with a small number of parties who have stated an interest in the licence.”
Ms Kurtz said anyone interested in purchasing the licence should call the Customer Contact Centre on 13 13 18 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org