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Western Union and Australia Post Extend Tenured Relationship

16-year collaboration connecting Australia to the world

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has extended its tenured relationship with Australia Post.

Western Union and Australia Post have been working together for over 16 years to provide convenient services for customers and enable them to send and receive money to and from their loved ones around the world. Western Union service is currently available at more than 2,800 Australia Post retail locations.

"We are very pleased to extend our long-term and successful relationship with Australia Post to provide ongoing support for communities in Australia and connect them with their loved ones across the globe. We are committed to enhancing our service to customers while innovating," said Gregory Laurent, Regional Vice President and Head of Network - Oceania, Western Union.

"For more than 16 years Western Union has been connecting Australia with the world. We will continue to evolve the services we offer – working to make it easier, faster and more convenient for our customers to connect with their families and loved ones across the world," added Laurent.

Australia is one of the top remittances sending countries in the world. Highlighting the diversity of Australia, Western Union moved money to more than 200 countries and territories in 2019 through Australia Post.

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments. Our omnichannel platform connects the digital and physical worlds and makes it possible for consumers and businesses to send and receive money and make payments with speed, ease, and reliability. As of December 31, 2019, our network included over 550,000 retail agent locations offering our branded services in more than 200 countries and territories, with the capability to send money to billions of accounts. Additionally, westernunion.com, our fastest growing channel in 2019, is available in over 70 countries, plus additional territories, to move money around the world. With our global reach, Western Union moves money for better, connecting family, friends and businesses to enable financial inclusion and support economic growth. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.

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