Ava, 9, drew about her experience for Australia Post's Dear Australia project. Picture: Contributed
Ava, 9, drew about her experience for Australia Post's Dear Australia project. Picture: Contributed

Australia Post launches Dear Australia initiative

AUSTRALIA Post's Dear Australia initiative is encouraging Australians to share handwritten letters of hope and inspiration about their COVID-19 experience with the nation.

Selected letters will be shared on the Dear Australia website as well as archived for posterity at The National Archives of Australia in Canberra.

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Australia Post executive general manager community and consumer Nicole Sheffield said individuals, schools, communities and organisations were invited to write letters about their unique pandemic experiences.

"It can be a message of hope, a story of community spirit, a poem, song, artwork from your son or daughter, or part of a time capsule project for school," Ms Sheffield said.

"Whatever the reflection, this is a chance to share your story with the rest of Australia and preserve it for future generations."

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To take part, send your letters or artwork in a stamped envelope to 'Dear Australia, Locked Bag, Australia 9999' by August 18.

For more information, head to auspost.com.au/dearaustralia



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