Recommended last lodgement dates for Christmas 2023

Dear Customers,

Please see below recommended last lodgement dates for Christmas from Australia Post.

In the lead up to the busiest time of year, I'd like to share our recommended domestic and international parcel last lodgement dates to help them arrive in time for Christmas.

Christmas lodgment dates for most Australian states

We are recommending lodgment by the following dates for delivery within most states in Australia by Christmas (*excludes items sent to and from Perth and Darwin):

  • Parcel Post: Tuesday 19 December**
  • Express Post: Thursday 21 December
  • StarTrack Premium and Express: Thursday 21 December

For more detailed state lane breakdowns (including Perth and Darwin), please visit the Australia Post and StarTrack websites.

Christmas lodgment dates for sending overseas

You can find the recommended last lodgement dates for all our international destinations listed on our website.

For both domestic and international destinations, items sent after these dates will be delivered as quickly as possible, but they may not arrive until after Christmas.

We've been planning for Peak all year, focusing on increasing our capacity and improving our services. From investing in our delivery infrastructure to providing better visibility of parcels through our network, we're confident that we're on track to deliver a successful eCommerce and peak season.

Thank you for choosing Australia Post as your delivery partner, we look forward to working with you to provide the best possible customer service experience for a successful peak 2023.

Australia Post

Brain and Brawn Warehouse Closing Dates

Our warehouse operation will be closed on the following days:

Monday 25 December 2023
Christmas Day

Tuesday 26 December 2023
Boxing Day

Monday 01 January 2024
New Years Day