澳大利亞郵政的公司治理責任屬於董事會。董事會根據《澳大利亞郵政公司法》第23條的作用是制定澳大利亞郵政的戰略、目標和政策，並確保澳大利亞郵政以既定的方式履行職責。如果詳細討論，董事會的主要角色包括決定戰略方向、業務計劃和倡議;批准產品價格、財務規劃、風險管理、信息技術、人力資源、經營環境等經營政策;整體檢討組織的表現;規劃CEO、董事總經理的繼任、聘任、評估和薪酬;履行對政府的義務，如提交公司計劃、分紅建議、年度報告、遵守政府規定等(Christensen, et al.， 2010)。
It is also guided by the principles and recommendations of ASX Corporate Governance Council’s eight Corporate Governance 3rdedition
Based on ASX Principle 1: Lay solid foundations for management and oversight
The responsibility of corporate governance in Australia Post is of its board. The role of the board under section 23 of the APC Act is to frame the strategies, objectives and policies of Australia Post and ensure the performance and function of Australia Post in a set manner. If discussed in detail, the primary role of board includes the deciding strategic direction, business plans and initiatives; approving business policies such as product price, financial planning, risk management, information technology, human resource and business environment; reviewing the performance of organization as a whole; planning for succession, appointment, evaluation and remuneration of the CEO as well as managing director; meeting its obligation to government such as like submitting corporate plans, dividend proposals, annual report, and abiding by government regulations (Christensen, et al., 2010).
APC Act, section 18 & 19, specifies a varied number of Australia Post’s powers related to postal and other powers. Under section 93, Australia Post MD can delegate its powers to employees. Under section 94, it is specified that the board can either delegate all or part of its powers to a director. Australia Post’s board has delegated its responsibility but to a specific limit to manage strategies and day-to-day operations to the MD & CEO. The executive committee of Australia Post comprises of MD, CEO group and 9 senior executives (Council, 2010). The purpose of executive committee is to assist MD & CEO and it comprises of a number of forums.