NAIDOC Week: Australia Post Agrees to Include First Nations Place Names in Australian Postal Addresses

Australia Post

Australia Post has marked NAIDOC Week by endorsing a campaign pushing for the use of traditional place names when sending mail.

The postal service expanded its addressing guidelines online to include how to formally use a traditional place name in an address “to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land your item is being delivered on”.

“Acknowledging the traditional custodians of this land, their ancestors, elders and the commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Australians is very important to us,” it said in a statement.

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