Australia Post has been forced to deliver an apology after drivers were caught on camera throwing parcels to the ground.
In two separate incidents on the Gold Coast, workers were filmed tossing packages around as they sorted them for delivery, as reported by Seven News.
In one video, a group of workers can be seen making their way through a large pile of parcels in a park in Currumbin. In the other clip, staff are spotted hurling goods at Australia Post’s distribution centre in Burleigh.
Australia Post apologises
While apologising for the incidents, Australia Post slammed the behaviour of its staff.
“We unreservedly apologise for the unacceptable actions shown in the video which are not in line with our usual processes or the high service standards we expect of our people,” the company said in a statement to Yahoo News Australia.
“We have spoken to the individuals involved and we have put measures in place to ensure it doesn’t happen again.”
Calls for workers to be sacked
With many Aussies desperately waiting at the mailbox for their parcels to arrive in the lead up to Christmas, customers took to Facebook to vent their anger over the footage.
“What the f**k, that’s not on!” one person wrote. “No wonder our parcels arrive ripped and broke,” another said. “Bloody morons!” someone else said.
While others called for the employees to be fired.
“They should be sacked ASAP,” one person wrote. “How would they like their deliveries smashed?”
“Our products and postage is not cheap in Australia,” said another. “Some things are irreplaceable.”
“Australia post just don't care,” someone else claimed.
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