A postie for life

IN an era where job-hopping is common, Darrel Hocking is celebrating 50 years with Australia Post.

Merbein post office licensee Darrell Hocking has been working for Australia Post for 50 years.
Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Merbein post office licensee Darrell Hocking has been working for Australia Post for 50 years. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

The licensee of the Merbein post office said he’s never regretted the decision he made as a teen to be a “postie”.

“It was different back then, that’s for sure,” Mr Hocking said.

“You didn’t just walk in to a post office and learn on the job.

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