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Thursday, 17 August 1989
Page: 368

(Question No. 1029)


Senator Colston asked the Minister representing the Minister for Telecommunications and Aviation Support, upon notice, on 31 May 1989:

(1) Which post offices and post office agencies in South Australia (SA) and the Northern Territory (NT) have opened since 24 September 1987 and on what date did each office or agency commence operations.

(2) Which post offices and post office agencies in SA and the NT have permanently closed since 24 September 1987 and when did each closure occur.

(3) Which post offices and post office agencies in SA and the NT have been renamed since 24 September 1987; what were their original names; when was each office renamed; and what are the new names.


Senator Gareth Evans —The Minister for Telecommunications and Aviation Support has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question, based on information provided by Australia Post:

(1) The following post office agencies have opened in SA and the NT during the period 24 September 1987 to 1 June 1989:

Post Office

agencies opened

Date operations

commenced

HMAS Coonawarra ...

9 November 1987

Karoona ...

1 September 1988

Mintabie ...

1 March 1988

Mount Pleasant ...

12 January 1988

Orroroo ...

1 September 1988

Port Broughton ...

9 January 1989

Tindal RAAF ...

29 August 1988

(2) The following post offices and post office agencies in SA and the NT have been closed permanently during the period 24 September 1987 to 1 June 1989:

Post Offices closed

Date of effect

Karoona ...

31 August 1988

Mount Pleasant ...

11 January 1988

Orroroo ...

31 August 1988

Port Broughton ...

6 January 1989

Post Office

agencies closed

Date of effect

Alawoona ...

18 March 1988

Ashbourne ...

30 September 1988

Bowmans ...

29 July 1988

Callington ...

28 November 1988

Caltowie ...

15 July 1988

Cockburn ...

29 January 1988

Currency Creek ...

30 September 1988

Farrel Flat ...

4 January 1988

Hamilton ...

29 December 1988

Haslam ...

30 November 1987

Karkoo ...

29 April 1988

Kongorong ...

26 April 1988

Lipson ...

23 June 1988

Mitcham ...

6 April 1988

Mudamuckla ...

30 October 1987

Nunjikampita ...

30 November 1987

Pekina ...

31 October 1988

Port Augusta South ...

29 April 1988

Rendelsham ...

30 June 1988

St Morris ...

18 March 1988

Somerton Park ...

22 February 1988

Stockport ...

30 June 1988

Stockwell ...

29 December 1988

Tarcowie ...

31 August 1988

Weetulta ...

31 January 1989

(3) The following post offices and post office agencies in SA and the NT have been renamed during the period 24 September 1987 to 1 June 1989:

Original name of

Post Office or

Post Office

agency

Date

renamed

New name

Fullarton ...

23 March 1989

Glenunga

Gouger St West ...

1 January 1988

Gouger St