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Thursday, 17 August 1989
Page: 368

(Question No. 1030)


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 Western Australia (WA) 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 WA have permanently closed since 24 September 1987 and when did each closure occur.

(3) Which post offices and post office agencies in WA 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 offices and post office agencies have opened in WA during the period 24 September 1987 to 1 June 1989:

Post Offices opened

Date operations

commenced

Maddington ...

29 February 1988

Post Office

agencies opened

Date operations

commenced

Heathridge ...

19 October 1987

Kingsley ...

19 October 1987

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

Post Office

agencies closed

Date of effect

Kambalda West ...

4 July 1988

Maddington ...

27 February 1988

Maylands East ...

29 April 1988

Medina ...

10 December 1987

Moonyoonooka ...

1 July 1988

(3) The following post offices and post office agencies in WA 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

Graylands ...

2 November 1987

Claremont North

Perth Hay St East ...

28 March 1988

East Perth

Riverton Bridge ...

29 February 1988

Riverton Forum