“It will definitely help drive people into travel agencies; it will bring travellers back to the travel agents,” Luke Crawford from travel agency Travelstartup told The Australian.
Looks like it’s going to be a lucrative business for whoever gets involved. The Australian government expects passport applications to rise from 1.8 million in 2014/15 to three million by 2019.
UPDATE: The Australia Post contract has been renewed until 2018.
This article originally appeared on 7travel.