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Monday, 14 October 1985
Page: 1203

(Question No. 468)


Senator Colston asked the Minister representing the Minister for Communications, upon notice, on 20 August 1985:

(1) Which post offices have opened in Queensland since 3 May 1983 and on what date did each office commence operations.

(2) Which post offices have permanently closed in Queensland since 3 May 1983 and when did each closure occur.

(3) Which post offices in Queensland have been renamed since 3 May 1983; what were their original names; when was each office renamed; and what are the new names.


Senator Walsh —The Minister for Communications has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question, based on information provided by the Australian Postal Commission:

(1) The following post offices and post office agencies have opened in Queensland during the period 3 May 1983 to 20 August 1985:

Post Office and

Post Office Agencies

opened

Date Operations

Commenced

Woodridge East...

5 September 1983

Bribie Island...

4 October 1983

Mount Pleasant...

1 February 1984

Park Ridge...

1 February 1984

Toowoomba South...

2 November 1984

Shailer Park...

26 November 1984

Morayfield...

3 December 1984

Wurtulla...

1 February 1985

Cannonvale...

14 March 1985

Helensvale...

29 April 1985

Eagleby...

1 July 1985

(2) The following post offices and post office agencies have been closed permanently in Queensland during the period 3 May 1983 to 20 August 1985:

Post Office and

Post Office Agencies

Closed

Date of Effect

Mt Isa South...

20 May 1983

Petford...

30 June 1983

Scarness...

24 August 1983

Maclagan...

27 October 1983

Kulpi...

19 November 1983

Fishery Falls...

29 December 1983

Glenarbon...

30 December 1983

Moresby...

29 February 1984

Long Island...

11 April 1984

Mount Coolon...

1 June 1984

Lindeman Island...

30 June 1984

Cement Mills...

20 July 1984

Kalpowar...

1 August 1984

Cooranga North...

1 October 1984

Yalleroi...

28 December 1984

Avondale...

2 January 1985

Colinton...

28 June 1985

Mater Hill...

28 June 1985

Mount Sylvia...

28 June 1985

Stonehenge...

31 July 1985

(3) The following post office agency has been renamed in Queensland during the period 3 May 1983 to 20 August 1985:

(a)

(b)

(c)

Original Name

of Post Office

Agency

Date Renamed

New Name

*Bribie Island

1 July 1983

Bongaree

*Bribie Island Post Office Agency was renamed Bongaree on 1 July 1983 prior to the new Bribie Island Post Office being opened on 4 October 1983.