Postcode data

Australia Post's postcode file is the most accurate and up-to-date list of postcodes in Australia. Every known postcode is included, along with state, territory and locality information.

Free for non-commercial use

You can download a free PDF of the postcode file, which enables you to look up postcodes at your convenience. This is for non-commercial use only.*

  1. Postcode file (pdf 1215kb)

Licence required for commercial use

If you require this data for your business needs, you will need to purchase a licence to access the file in CSV format. This will help you to:

  • improve your customers' online experience - integrate data into existing location-based tools to link customers to their relevant store
  • increase internal business efficiencies - improve the accuracy of your records with partial address validation (for full address validation, check out our Address Matching Approval System)
  • use the data to suit your needs - downloading the file in its raw format makes it easier for you to use and integrate the data into your systems

Three licensing options available

One-off Licence

  • $55 (inc GST)
  • 12 month term of use

Quarterly Access Licence

  • $220 per annum (inc GST)
  • 12 month term of use
  • Receive quarterly updates

Annual Access Licence

  • $605 per annum (inc GST)
  • 12 month term of use
  • Receive regular updates

To purchase a license, email us at and specify which version you would prefer. An Australia Post representative will contact you with further details.

Planning to send bulk mail?

If you're looking for a list of postcodes with the associated Barcode Sort Plan or Pre-Sort Indicator information, email us at

DISCLAIMER:  In compiling this information, Australia Post has used its best endeavours to ensure that the information is correct and current at the time of publication, but takes no responsibility for any error or defect therein. Australia Post shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the use of, or reliance placed on, any information provided by it.

Non-commercial use: Australia Post grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive licence to download and use the free PDF postcode file and the data contained within for non-commercial use only. Non-commercial use: any use of the data by an individual or organisation for the validation of the locality name and assigned postcode for their own personal purposes. You are expressly forbidden to download, copy or use all or any of the file(s) and the data contained within for commercial purposes.

Licence: Parts of the information contained herein have been reproduced with Australia Post's permission from Australia Post's PCODE databases. The contents of these publications and databases remain at all times the property of Australia Post and shall not be reproduced without Australia Post's permission.