Postal Perspectives

Walking into a modern post office you are faced with a surprising range of goods for sale with items directly related to the postal service usually relegated to the side. This sign from the Rockley Post Office provides us with a different view of the functions and role of the post office. It also reminds […]

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Postmarked Wollumben

One of the oldest known artefacts relating to the European settlement of the Tweed River district is this small franking stamp. It was used at the first-established Post Office that operated from the home of Joshua (1838-1918) and Gertrude Bray (1846-1938), located near the present day town of Murwillumbah. It is a beautifully crafted hand-tool […]

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