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In the business listings below the term “AGREED SALE” means agreement has been reached to purchase the business and the business is off the market, in most cases pending due diligence and finance approval.

Brisbane Suburbs, 2 Terminal LPO (QLD) PRICE REDUCED

REF#:NR4088

Approx. 10 km north of Brisbane.

The Post Office: The shop is spacious bright and clean, with one good size counter.  The shop is equipped with two Australia Post Epos machines, 2 scanners, 1 electric scale and 1 camera. There is a Security System fitted and wheelchair access.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Saturday 8:30am – 11:30am and provides finance and insurance services, parcel and mail services, identity & document services and travel and passport services for all businesses and government departments for the suburb.  There are 90 private post boxes installed of which 89 are occupied.

Opportunities: With easy access parking in front of the shop, this post office is popular with local online customers for parcel lodgement.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Chermside West is located 10 kilometres north of the Brisbane CBD with a population of 6650 most of whom are employed in health care, education and retail trade.  The Post Office is located in the Craigslea Shopping Centre adjacent to a suburban park and next to a Dentist, Physiotherapist, after school tutoring centre and Yoga School.

Net income for 1 full time owner approximately $69,000 + per annum

Price NOW: $185,000 + SAV ($15,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Sunshine Coast Hinterland (QLD) AGREED SALE

REF#:NR4049

Idyllic Lifestyle Location

The Post Office: The shop is spacious, bright and clean, with one good size counter and equipped with one Australia Post Epos machine, 1 bar code scanner and 1 label printer.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. The Post Office provides finance and insurance services, identity and document services, and parcel and mail services for all local residents, businesses and government departments for the town and local geographical area. There are currently 327 private boxes installed with 95% occupancy. The vendors also have the mail delivery contract for the township.

Owners Hours / Staff.  One vendor works full time (45 hours per week) covering the Post Office. The other works part-time (20 hours per week) covering the mail delivery.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: This is a beautiful hinterland town on the Sunshine Coast situated only a short drive to the ever so popular Maroochydore (approximately 20 Km) and Noosa (approximately 43 Km).

The Township is a beautiful, peaceful town and comprises of the LPO, a General Store, Real Estate Agency, a coffee shop, Primary School, Train Station and Fire station.

Grocery Stores, Banking Services and other Retailers are close by either in Palmwoods or Mooloolah which are both approximately five kilometres away, North & South of the village.

The train station has bus services as well; the train is on the Brisbane line and bus services are useful for children travelling to nearby High Schools.

The village has a magic country feel, very pleasant, and is close by to Major towns and popular tourist destinations such as Maroochydore & Noosa Heads not to mention the pristine Sunshine Coast Beaches. With such a wonderful location this LPO offers an excellent Lifestyle opportunity for a Husband/Wife Team, Partnership or Semi-Retired Couple

Net income for 1 full time and 1 part-time owner is approximately $156,000

Price NOW: $200,000 + SAV ($15,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Post Office and Property – 1 Terminal, 5 days per week (QLD) PRICE REDUCED AGREED SALE

REF#:NR4051

Pleasant Country Town Situated on the banks of the Flinders River.

The Shop: The shop is very neat, bright and clean, with one good size counter. The Post Office is a very secure, monopoly type business and the working conditions are pleasant. A Security System is fitted and there is Wheelchair access to the Post Office. The property: A spacious solid building with ample room to convert part of the building to a two-three bedroom dwelling.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Equipped with (2) Epos terminals, (2) Barcode Scanners, (2) Label Printers (2) Electric Cash Drawers and (1) Australia Post Passport Photo Camera. There are currently 398 private boxes installed with 80% occupancy. This business can be operated very comfortably by a husband and wife team.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post Services including Passports and Passport renewals, Western Union Money Transfer, Bank at Post, Bill pay and Facsimile/Photocopy Services. The income is very consistent and increasing annually.

Opportunities: Introduce additional products; Working with children, promote 100 point ID – checks and photos, extend trading hours. Promote Newsletter Advertising.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Hughenden is a town in Queensland, situated on the banks of the Flinders River. It is located on the Flinders Highway, 383 kilometres west of Townsville, 523 kilometres from Mount Isa and 1,438 kilometres north-west of Brisbane. Hughenden is the major centre of the Flinders Shire and the region around Hughenden is a key centre for the grazing of sheep and cattle.
Hughenden has four National Parks, gem fields, mountainous volcanic basalt country, sweeping black soil plains and rich fossil and dinosaur areas. The facilities include a visitor information centre, library, showground, shire hall, and racecourse.

Hughenden has a large range of sports on offer including pony clubs, swimming, lawn bowls, golf, netball, tennis, camp drafting, rugby league and gymnastics. Shops and small businesses in the area include Supermarkets, Chemist, Newsagent, Real Estate Agent, Agricultural Supplies, Pubs, Motel, Caravan Park, Cafes and Bakery.
There is an airport in Hughenden.

Net income approximately $175,000 + per annum

Business: $200,000 + SAV ($30,000) Property: $180,000

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Hervey Bay Area LPO (QLD) AGREED SALE

REF#:NR4083

Only 5 days a week

The Shop: Spacious, purpose built and fitted out to Australia Post requirements. There is a secure lease in place. The shop is large with room to introduce other products. Bright and clean, with one good size counter. There is Wheelchair access. A fit-out was completed in 2018 to Australia Post requirements and no further updates have been requested

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm. Equipped 3 Australia Post Epos machines, 3 Terminals, 5 Scanners, 2 Electric Scales, 3 Electric Till Drawers and 1 Australia Post Camera. There are currently 265 private boxes installed with 100% occupancy.  This business can be operated very comfortably by a husband and wife team.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office is privileged to process Tax File Number applications along with other Extended Identity Services (EIS) and most Australia Post Services including Western Union Money Transfer, Facsimile and Photocopy Services.  The income is very consistent and increasing annually.  Commission Statement: $180,000.00 ex GST. Product lines sold at the Post Office include: All of Australia Post products, Cards, Giftware and a wide range of other merchandise.

Opportunities:  Introduce additional tourist type products, capitalise on the location and the large floor area of the shop.  Promote Australia Post Services, Extended Identity Services working with children and keep the Gift Ware and the other merchandise moving.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Maryborough is a city and a suburb in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland.  It is located on the Mary River approximately 255 kilometres north of Brisbane.  The city is served by the Bruce Highway.  It is closely tied to its neighbour city, Hervey Bay, which is approximately 30 kilometres northeast.  Together they form part of the area known as the Fraser Coast.  At June 2015 Maryborough had an estimated urban population of 27,846.

Tourism plays a significant part in the economy of the city today.  Maryborough is the self-styled Heritage City of Queensland and holds heritage markets each Thursday.  The city has many preserved 19th and 20th century buildings including the General Post Office and Customs House.

The main industrial company in the city today is Downer Rail, a heavy engineering business which has built much of the rolling stock and locomotives for Queensland Rail.  Maryborough’s income also comes from numerous farming and station prospects in and around the city and has a healthy fishing industry.  The city also has had traditional ties to the timber industry and is home to Hyne & Son one of the largest producers of natural timber products in Australia.

Maryborough West station is on the North Coast line.  It is served by long-distance Travel train services: The Spirit of Queensland, Spirit of the Outback and the Bundaberg and Rockhampton Tilt Trains.

Maryborough is served by Greyhound Australia coach services to Brisbane, Hervey Bay, Agnes Water and Cairns, and Premier Motor Services and Tory’s Tours to Brisbane and Cairns.  Local bus services are provided by Wide Bay Transit as part of the QConnect network.

There are numerous State Primary Schools, State High Schools, Private Colleges and Wide Bay Institute of TAFE.  The Fraser Coast Regional Council operates a public library.  It also operates a Toy and Special Needs Library.

Price: $220,000 + SAV ($35,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Chermside South LPO (QLD) AGREED SALE

REF#:NR4061

Location-Chermside South is 9 kms north of Brisbane

The Shop: Has an abundance of space. There is a large, solid customer base and a very stable clientele, including account customers with no bad debt problems. Customers are extremely loyal and a “village” type atmosphere prevails. The shop has a number of growth opportunities as outlined below. This is a prime location and a large shop which is ideal for further development. By introducing more products, sales will increase substantially.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm and 9:00am to 11:30am Saturday morning. Equipped with one counter, 2 Australia Post Epos machines, 1 Scanner, 2 Electric Scales, 2 Electronic Cash Drawers and 1 Australia Post Camera. There are currently 591 boxes installed with over 70% occupied. The business main stream of income is generated from the Post Office, wide range of gift items and Stationery. There is ample room to introduce more products. The Chermside South Post Office is ideal as a Husband and Wife, partnership or family business. Two people, i.e. Husband/Wife team can comfortably run this Post Office full time.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post services. This Post Office also offers very important and profitable services to the public such as Passports, renewal of Passports, Working with Children, 100 (one) point ID check and photos. Other services provided by the Chermside South Post Office include Key Cutting, Fax service, Photocopying service and mail delivery service to some Post Office box customers. There is a Security System fitted and Wheelchair Access to the Post Office.

Opportunities: Introduce additional products; promote Working with Children, 100-point ID–checks and photos. Advertising and marketing in general of all products and services, whether Australia Post or otherwise.

The Location: Chermside South is 9 kms north of Brisbane and 38 kms south of Caboolture. Chermside is a key destination along Queensland Transport’s future Northern Busway. Chermside is home to Queensland’s largest shopping centre which contains a 3 storey Myer and a 16-screen cinema complex.

The area has The Prince Charles Hospital, Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital, the Chermside Dialysis Clinic and various commercial businesses. Many new high-rise unit developments have been built in Chermside.

Net income approximately $145,000 + per annum

Price NOW: $375,000 + SAV ($45,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Biggenden LPO (QLD)

REF#:NR4067

Biggenden is a town of natural beauty with wide streets and beautiful rose gardens.

The Shop: The shop is very spacious, bright and clean, with one good size counter. It has a Box Room, Office with built-in shelves & cupboards and a Sorting Room. A long lease is available.

The Residence: 3 x bedrooms (main bedroom with air conditioning 1 x bathroom, 1 x dining room, 1 x lounge room with fireplace, New back deck & 6 x 6m garage.

The Mail Runs:

  1. Town delivery 5 days a week 25 KM includes 2 new bikes. 1 2017aprox 13,000 kms & 1 2018 just been purchased. Contract just been renewed for 5 yrs.
  2. Roadside Delivery 220 kms – 3 days a week currently done by 2 part time staff approx 15hrs a week. Contract has 3 years to run. 2012 Subaru XV 102,000  kms can be purchased with additional rims and Tyre separately for $8,000.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. There is one counter and the Post Office is equipped with (1) Epos terminal, (1) Barcode Scanner (1) Label Printer and (1) Electric Cash Drawer. There are currently 196 private boxes installed and 3 private mail bags with 98% occupancy. This business can be operated very comfortably by 2 people and is ideal for a husband and wife team.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post services including Western Union Money Transfer, Photographs, Greeting Cards, Facsimile Services and Photocopy Services. The income is very consistent and increasing annually. There is a large amount of bill paying processed and an increase in Western Unions with the seasonal workers in the area. There is wheelchair access to the Post Office and is air conditioned. The Post Office sells an extensive range of giftware including books, children’s toys, card & wrapping paper, costume jewellery & scarves.

The Location: Biggenden is a small rural service town which lies below the granite cliffs of Mount Walsh, in the North Burnett Region of Queensland. It is located 339km north-west of Brisbane and 84km west of Maryborough. Biggenden is a town of natural beauty with wide streets and beautiful rose gardens. It is surrounded by mixed farming with citrus orchards, timber logging, piggeries, beef and dairy cattle and peanuts being the main products.

Biggenden has a Preschool, Kindergarten, Primary School, swimming pool, tennis court, Golf Club, Bowling Club and CWA.

Net income approximately $+ per annum

Business: $385,000 + SAV ($15,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Mooloolah LPO 5 Days PW (QLD)

REF#: NR4078

Mooloolah Valley 80 km north of Brisbane.

The Post Office:  The shop is very spacious, bright and clean, with one good size counter.  The shop is equipped with 2 Terminals, 2 Australia Post Epos machines, 2 Scanners, 1 Electric Scales. The shop has ample space for customer service and a large retail display area. Currently there are 380 private post boxes installed with only 97 vacant.

The Businesses operating hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am–5:00pm

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office, Tax File Number applications along with other Extended Identity Services (EIS) and most Australia Post Services including Western Union Money Transfer, Facsimile Services and Photocopy Services.  The income is very consistent and increasing annually.

Opportunities: Introduce additional products; apply to Australia Post for new passport service.  Working with children, promote 100-point ID – checks and photos.  Open Saturday mornings and extend trading hours.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Mooloolah, together with a hinterland known as Mooloolah Valley, is on the Mooloolah River, 80 km north of central Brisbane and 20 km inland from Caloundra.  It is a small town and at the 2016 census Mooloolah Valley recorded a population of 3,321. It is situated north of Landsborough on the main railway line from Brisbane with regular services southbound to Brisbane and northbound to Nambour and Gympie from Mooloolah railway station.  The Mooloolah River forms part of the eastern boundary.

Mooloolah is set in a quiet valley with many houses on acreage blocks.  It is located near the Ewan Maddock Dam, which is a recreational area and offers kayaking and freshwater fishing.  The area is ideally suited to horse riding being farm based and is also well set up with community parks, walks and sporting facilities including a swimming pool, tennis courts, lawn bowls, BMX track and skate board installation.

The township of Mooloolah is serviced by an IGA store, 2 Medical Centres, a Liquor Store, Pharmacy, Butcher, Baker, Hardware Store, Coin Laundry, Hairdressers, Cafes, Restaurants, Takeaways, Newsagent, Service Station, Vet, Gym and Real Estate Agencies. The area includes a saw mill (out of town), a sand mine, a semi-permanent Main Roads Department facility, various turf farms and plant nurseries.  There is also a Retirement Village and several Bed & Breakfast venues

There are two large Primary Schools and child-minding centres.

Net income approximately $146,000 + per annum

Price: $395,000 + SAV ($20,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Westcourt LPO, Suburb of Cairns in FNQ (QLD)

REF#:NR4068

The Westcourt LPO has been in the same ownership for nearly 20 years.

The Post Office: Trading in its current location for the past twenty five years and fitted out with fixtures and fittings to Australia Post requirements and specification. The shop is large with room to introduce other many other products. This shop has a strong and loyal local client base.

The Lease: Currently there is a 7-year lease in place commencing on the 08/09/2015 and Expires on the 08/09/2022.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm and Saturday 9:00are – 12 Noon. Equipped with one good size counter with three Epos machines, three bar scanners and three label printers. Currently there are 898 private post boxes installed with 584 occupied. When all boxes are let the income will increase by a minimum of $51,000 per annum. Perfect for a husband and wife team or for a family business.

Services Provided: Other products sold, apart from normal Post Office merchandise, cards, magnets, books and phones. Potential areas for improving the business would include more retail products for sale.

Opportunities: Introduce additional tourist type products; apply to Australia Post for new passport service. Working with children, promote 100 point ID – checks and photos.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Cairns is located on the East coast of Cape York Peninsula on a coastal strip between the Coral Sea and the Great Dividing Range. In Westcourt, one of the city’s oldest shopping centres has been refurbished, with the city’s first DFO. The Westcourt LPO is located in this shopping centre, which has approximately 35 shops plus a Coles, chemist, newsagent, BWS and coffee shops.

In the 2011 Census the population of Westcourt was 3,907 and the total population of the area was 126,000.

Cairns is a regional city, encompassing small townships and is located about 1,390 kilometres from Brisbane. It is a popular travel destination for foreign tourists because of its tropical climate. It serves as a starting point for people wanting to visit the Great Barrier Reef and Far North Queensland.

In recent years Westcourt has seen an increase in new dwellings, particularly high density housing.

Net income approximately $150,000 + per annum

Price $395,000 + SAV ($40,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Brisbane Suburbs Post Office – 2 Terminals, 5 days per week (QLD) PRICE REDUCED

REF#:NR4053

Approximately 24 kilometres North of Brisbane and 12 kilometres west – Sea Side. Ideal for boating and fishing enthusiasts.

The Shop: The shop is very spacious, bright and clean, with one good size counter.  The shop is equipped with two Australia Post Epos machines.  The Post Office was refurbished to Australia Post standards five years ago and has a security system and wheelchair access.

The Business: The business operates Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm There are currently 530 private boxes installed with 300 occupied. This business can be operated very comfortably by a husband & wife team without the assistance of staff.

Services Provided: The Post Office provides finance and insurance services, parcel and mail services, identity & document services and travel services for all businesses and government departments for the suburb.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Conveniently located only a short drive to Brisbane CBD Approximately 24 kilometres north of Brisbane and 12 kilometres west of the Sea Side ideal for boating and fishing enthusiasts.

Lawnton is a pleasant Suburb of Brisbane with all amenities available – shopping, schooling, professional, transport and sporting; ideal for families moving into the area.

Net income approximately $130,000+ per annum

Price now: $435,000 + SAV ($35,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Moranbah LPO NEW

REF#: NR4048

This would have to be one of the best Post Offices in Queensland-exceptional value

The Shop: Spacious bright and clean with one good size counter four Epos machines, four bar scanners, three label printers and 1 Camera. This lucrative LPO is located in a thriving shopping area in a prominent position. There is a security system fitted and wheelchair access.

The Post Office: Open Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm The Post Office provides finance and insurance services, parcel and mail services, identity and document services, passport and travel services for all businesses and government departments in the town and for over 20,000 people in the surrounding area.  There are 876 private post boxes installed with over 70% occupied.

Location & Supporting Benefits: Moranbah is a coal mining town with a population of approximately 9,000.  There is also a large fly-in fly-out population in excess of 1500 who work in Moranbah’s Mines.

Moranbah is a thriving community for a small regional town.  It offers a diverse range of sports and entertainment facilities including a skate park, library, public swimming pool, soccer, rugby league, golf course, AFL, hockey tennis, off road racing, motocross and a BMX Club.

Local infrastructure includes a hospital, an airport that offers flights to Brisbane daily, a good variety of shopping options, two primary schools and one high school.

Growth Potential: The future of Moranbah looks very bright with a number f new mines opening or reopening in the future. These mines will bring thousands of jobs to the area and provide many opportunities to capture business from the population boom it will bring.

NET INCOME FOR 2 FULL TIME OWNERS IN EXCESS OF $270,000

Price: $550,000 + SAV ($40,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Townsville Area – 5 ½ days per week NEW

REF#: LF4092

The Shop: Spacious, purpose-built and fitted out to Australia Post state-of-the- art requirements and specifications. There is a very secure lease in place. The shop is a large and modern with plenty of space to display a vast assortment of stock. The Post Office has a security system fitted and wheelchair access.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 8am-5.30pm, Saturday 8.30am – 12.30pm. A well-presented, stable and profitable business equipped with one large counter comprising two Australia Post terminals with two scanners, two label printers and a camera.  The Post Office has 874 private boxes.  The income is very secure and stable, increasing annually.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides finance and insurance services, identity and document services, parcels and mail services and passports and travel services for all businesses and government departments in the area.  In addition, the store sells office supplies, greeting cards, books and giftware.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: This Post Office is located in primarily a residential suburb. There are two government primary schools, one government state high school and one catholic college.  There are retail and entertainment precincts which offers a range of restaurants, cinema and other leisure providers.  The suburb plays home to night markets and the riverway complex includes parkland, swimming pools, barbecue facilities and an arts centre.

Net income in excess of $200,000 + per annum for 2 full time owners

Price: $595,000 + SAV ($50,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

2 Person Operation, 5 Days – Handy Sunshine Coast (QLD)

REF#:NR4062

Location, Approx. 82 kilometres north of Brisbane CBD.

The Shop: Has an abundance of space. Fitted out to Australia Post requirements. The shop is well stocked with good clean saleable products. The back of the shop has mail sorting and storage facilities.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm. Equipped withone counter, (2) Australia Post Epos terminals, (2) Barcode Scanners and (1) Label Printer. There are currently 477 boxes installed mostly occupied. The business main stream of income is generated from the Post Office, wide range of gift items and Stationary. There is ample room to introduce more products. This business can be operated very comfortably by 2 people maximum. One person can operate this business some of the time. Ideal for a husband and wife team.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post services except for new passports, passport renewals.

Opportunities: Introduce additional products; apply to Australia Post for new passport service. Working with children, promote 100 point ID – checks and photos. Advertising and marketing in general of all products and services, whether Australia Post or otherwise.

The Location: A small historical town on the Sunshine Coast hinterland of Queensland. It is situated north of the Glasshouse Mountains just off Steve Irwin Way, 82 kms north of Brisbane at the base of the southern end of the Blackall Range. At the 2011 census Landsborough had a population of 3,706.

This suburb is situated on the main railway line from Brisbane and there are several services daily southbound to Brisbane and northbound to Nambour and Gympie. It is one of the main rail/bus interchanges for TransLink bus services to the Sunshine Coast.

This suburb is a very popular tourism stop-off due to the fact it is the first stop and is often regarded as the Gateway to the hinterland Tourist Trail. The town features parks and playgrounds. There is a museum located in the town which contains a large number of historical artefacts from the local area.

The town’s economy mostly derives from small businesses, with many cafes & small eateries, boutiques and gift shops.

Net income approximately $205,000 + per annum

Price: $650,000 + SAV ($30,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088