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Thursday, 17 August 1989
Page: 369

(Question No. 1031)


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 Queensland 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 Queensland have permanently closed since 24 September 1987 and when did each closure occur.

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

Post Offices opened

Date operations

commenced

Burleigh Centre...

1 May 1988

Post Office

agencies opened

Date operations

commenced

Bli Bli...

1 October 1987

Bond University...

15 May 1989

Burnside...

1 March 1988

Elanora...

1 March 1988

Four Mile Beach...

5 April 1988

John Brewer Reef...

29 February 1988

Stockmans Hall of Fame (Longreach)...

29 April 1988

Townsville Transit Centre...

21 September 1988

Westcourt...

16 November 1987

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

Post Office

agencies closed

Date of effect

Anakie...

3 February 1989

Daymar...

20 May 1988

Duchess...

30 September 1987

Hannaford...

29 December 1988

Holloway Beach...

28 August 1988

Jackson...

1 March 1988

Kalapa...

31 March 1989

Kidston...

30 September 1988

Kleinton...

20 May 1988

Maryfarms...

31 December 1987

Mount Pelion...

23 March 1989

Muckadilla...

17 June 1988

Oorindi...

2 December 1988

Pinnacle...

31 May 1989

Wacol East Immigration Centre...

30 October 1987

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

Edward River...

1 July 1988

Pormpuraaw

Kirwan...

28 November 1988

Thuringowa Central

Runcorn...

12 September

Sunnybank South