Just a warning to everyone out there who thinks that when they pay $2.70 to have their parcels covered by registered post, that they are covered for glass breakages, think again.
I was sending two depression glass bowls via registered post and was rudely advised by one of Australia Post staff that glass is not covered should it be broken in transit. (It is covered if lost or stolen). They basically can treat your parcel any way they want & should it be broken they have protected themselves.
Make sure that all glass objects are protected to the best of your ability before sending.
PS. If you do have to make a claim for a broken item that is covered by Australia Post (registered post) make sure you keep all of the wrappings & provide a photo of the broken item.