Australia Post is extending its streamlined, flat-rate pricing scheme that will deliver big savings for customers out in the boondocks of in rural and regional Australia.

It's called "If It Packs, It Posts".  Instead of pricing delivery based on the parcel's weight and destination, customers will be offered a simplified system for anything up to five kilograms that fits into the small, medium, or large satchels.

"Our national flat rates mean customers sending to or from remote parts of the country are no longer at a disadvantage.  The cost of sending something from Broome to Bondi will be the same as sending cross-town," said Nicole Sheffield, Executive General Manager Community & Consumer at Australia Post.  "In fact, many of our customers will actually pay less, especially those sending small, heavy items and those sending to or from rural and regional Australia.

"Like stamp prices, which are a flat rate no matter how far a letter travels, these new flat rate parcel prices mean we are being fairer to more Australians and allows Australia Post to continue to invest in our network, our Post Offices and our Post Office Licensee partners," she added.

AusPost will also introduce carbon neutral delivery for all parcel products sent through the Post Office and MyPost Business channels by purchasing Australian Carbon Credit Units.