Digital Post Australia

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Digital Post Australia was an Australian company which provided a digital postbox service, allowing users to send and receive bills and other letters via a secure platform. The company closed in 2014, citing a lack of demand from consumers and organisations.


The company was established in 2012, initially as a joint venture between Fuji Xerox Document Management Solutions and Computershare. Fuji Xerox subsequently sold its stake to Computershare. Upon its launch, Australia Post launched several rounds of unsuccessful legal action, despite Digital Post Australia being launched prior to any Australia Post digital service.[1][2] The service was seen as a key competitor to the Digital Mailbox subsequently offered by Australia Post.[3]

In 2013, Digital Post Australia had 983 organisations willing to send customers letters via the service. Of the 983, 977 were companies already using Computershare's share registry service. The remaining six were local council in Queensland.


In June 2014 the company announced their closure,[4] citing a lack of consumer demand and support from organisations.


  1. ^ Liz Tay (2 October 2013). "Digital Post Might Have Been Profitable In 2014, If Not For Unexpected Competition From Australia Post". Business Insider. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
  2. ^ Australian Postal Corporation v Digital Post Australia [2013] FCAFC 153, Federal Court (Full Court) (Australia).
  3. ^ Attard, Monica (27 June 2012). "Digital mailbox wars: the battle for the bills - The Drum (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Retrieved 9 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Digital Post Australia shutters shop". Business Spectator. 19 June 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2016.