Why an Australia Post restructure is in the bag

The impact of technological change on the communications sector means the restructure of Australia Post is inevitable and a necessary step before the government can sensibly consider privatisation.

The continuing speculation that the Abbott government will announce the privatisation of Australia Post in the federal budget is probably premature, but on the right track.

The National Commission of Audit did list Australia Post as one of the government business enterprises that should be privatised, but put it within the group to be sold in the ‘medium term’.


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