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Thursday, 30 September 1993
Page: 1614

(Question No. 496)


Senator Colston asked the Minister representing the Minister for Communications, upon notice, on 13 August 1993:

  (1) Which post offices and post office agencies in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory have opened since 1 July 1991 and on what date did each office or agency commence operations.

  (2) Which post offices and post office agencies in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory have permanently closed since 1 July 1991 and when did each closure occur.

  (3) (a) Which post offices and post office agencies in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory have been renamed since 1 July 1991; (b) what were their original names; (c) when was each office renamed; and (d) what are the new names.


Senator Collins —The Minister for Communications has provided the following answer to the honourable senator's question, based on advice from Australia Post:

  (1) The following post offices and post office agencies in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory opened between 1 July 1991 and 30 June 1993:

POST OFFICES OPENED AND DATE

[Includes Retail Shops (RS) and Business Centres (BC]

Wetherill Park BC—14.10.91

Taren Point BC—18.10.91

Wagga Wagga RS—17.03.92

Liverpool RS—28.07.92

Wagga Wagga BC—24.08.92

Hurstville BC—01.09.92

Liverpool BC—12.10.92

Baulkham Hill BC—15.02.93

Moorebank RS—21.06.93

Engadine RS—21.06.93

POST OFFICE AGENCIES OPENED AND DATE

(Includes Licensed Post Offices)

Wollongong University—02.03.92

Lighthouse Beach—30.03.92

Karabar—09.12.92

Stroud—01.03.93

Barham—15.06.93

  (2) The following post offices and post office agencies in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory closed between 1 July 1991 and 30 June 1993:

POST OFFICES CLOSED AND DATE

[Includes conversions to Retail Post Shops (RS), Business Centres (BC), Post Office Agencies and Licensed Post Offices]

Chippendale—25.10.91

Wagga Wagga—16.03.92

Hurstville—31.08.92

Liverpool—11.10.92

Stroud—26.02.93

Railway Square—31.05.93

Holsworthy Milpo—31.05.93

Ingleburn Milpo—31.05.93

Barham—15.06.93

POST OFFICE AGENCIES CLOSED AND DATE

Borenore—16.07.91

Bendick Murrell—31.07.91

St Marys North—05.08.91

Wombat—06.09.91

Monteagle—13.09.91

Mosman Bay—30.09.91

Blighty—03.10.91

Matong—11.10.91

Lidsdale—29.11.91

Bentley—03.01.92

Enngonia—03.01.92

Penrose—17.01.92

Cromer—31.03.92

Pearl Beach—06.05.92

Millbrook—13.05.92

Trunkey Creek—30.06.92

Balmoral Naval—01.09.92

Biniguy—02.09.92

Elsmore—30.09.92

Clemton Park—02.12.92

Davistown—31.12.92

Fitzroy Falls—08.01.93

Lambton East—28.01.93

Turramurra East—11.02.93

Pelican Flat—26.02.93

Awaba—26.02.93

Mullengandra—26.02.93

Sagar Place—19.03.93

Dee Why North—29.03.93

Peakhurst South—30.03.93

Revesby Heights—31.03.93

Point Clare—31.03.93

Leawarra—07.04.93

Shoal Bay—30.04.93

Marulan South—30.04.93

Griffith North—30.04.93

Macmasters Beach—30.04.93

Kotara South—14.05.93

Chifley—19.05.93

Killingworth—11.06.93

Garden Suburb—30.06.93

Bungwahl—30.06.93

Cullen Bullen—30.06.93

Corlette—30.06.93

Teven—30.06.93

Bribbaree—30.06.93

Mt Keira—30.06.93

Warrawong North—30.06.93

Sydney Airport—30.06.93

(3) (a)-(d)

  The following post offices and post office agencies in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory were renamed between 1 July 1991 and 30 June 1993:

NAME  DATE  NEW NAME

Dundas West POA  04.03.93  Oatlands

Turvey Park POA  27.04.93  Ashmont