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Thursday, 30 September 1993
Page: 1618

(Question No. 499)


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 Victoria 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 Victoria have permanently closed since 1 July 1991 and when did each closure occur.

  (3)(a) Which post offices and post office agencies in Victoria 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 Victoria opened between 1 July 1991 and 30 June 1993:

POST OFFICES OPENED AND DATE

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

Knoxfield BC—30.07.91

National Philatelic Centre—06.02.92

Gladstone Park—08.02.92

Rosebank (Clayton South )BC—10.05.92

Box Hill BC—01.09.92

Dandenong South BC—01.10.92

Tullamarine BC—12.10.92

Melbourne Bourke Street—02.11.92

Werribee BC—04.11.92

Collins Street East RS—18.11.91

Melbourne Airport RS—19.01.93

Forest Hills RS—26.01.93

Prahran RS—01.02.93

Collingwood RS—15.02.93

Coburg RS—16.03.93

Corio/North Geelong BC—21.03.93

Dandenong BC—05.04.93

St Albans BC—08.06.93

Mulgrave East RS—28.06.93

POST OFFICE AGENCIES OPENED AND DATE

(Includes Licensed Post Offices)

Rupanyup—26.02.93

Blackburn South—12.03.93

Moreland—26.03.93

Vermont—08.04.93

Willaura—15.04.93

Murrumbeena—30.04.93

Violet Town—30.04.93

Chiltern—21.06.93

Ormond—21.06.93

Surrey Hills—21.06.93

Inglewood—22.06.93

Lalor—30.06.93

Gardenvale—21.05.93

Rainbow—31.05.93

Rosedale—01.06.93

Glenhuntly—04.06.93

Sea Lake—18.06.93

  (2) The following post offices and post office agencies in Victoria 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]

Collins Street East—18.11.91

Melbourne Museum—05.02.92

Melbourne (Retail Shop)—27.03.92

Melbourne Collins Street—26.06.92

Melbourne Russell Street—02.11.92

Melbourne Collins Street Central—06.11.92

Melbourne Airport—19.01.93

Forest Hills—26.01.93

Prahran—01.02.93

Collingwood—15.02.93

Rupanyup—26.02.93

Blackburn South—12.03.93

Coburg—16.03.93

Moreland—26.03.93

Vermont—08.04.93

Willaura—15.04.93

Violet Town—30.04.93

Murrumbeena—30.04.93

Gardenvale—21.05.93

Rainbow—31.05.93

Rosedale—01.06.93

Glenhuntly—04.06.93

Sea Lake—18.06.93

Surry Hills—21.06.93

Ormond—21.06.93

Chiltern—21.06.93

Inglewood—22.06.93

Mulgrave East—28.06.93

Lalor—30.06.93

POST OFFICE AGENCIES CLOSED AND DATE

Clifton Hill East—01.07.91

Patho—01.07.91

Mount Dandenong—30.09.91

Langkoop—11.10.91

Moonee Ponds North—28.10.91

Ellerslie—31.12.91

Carwarp—31.01.92

Gladstone Park—08.02.92

Monegeetta—07.04.92

Buckrabanyule—01.07.92

Sturt Street—31.07.92

Wallan Wallan East—07.08.92

Fernihurst—24.09.92

Mysia—13.10.92

Five Ways—27.10.92

Tabilk—30.12.92

Heidelberg Heights—15.01.93

Wallance—26.02.93

Bogong—05.03.93

Tresco—12.03.93

Chilwell—16.04.93

Arcadia—30.04.93

Macorna—30.04.93

Miram—30.04.93

RAAF Point Cook—07.05.93

Narbethong—14.05.93

Symthes Creek—26.05.93

Koyuga—28.05.93

Stocksville—28.05.93

Westmere—28.05.93

Koetong—31.05.93

Lara Lake—14.06.93

Elliminyt—30.06.93

Granya—30.06.93

Kotupna—30.06.93

Lannecoorie—30.06.93

Leichardt—30.06.93

Lyonville—30.06.93

  (3) (a)-(d)

  The following post offices and post office agencies in Victoria were renamed between 1 July 1991 and 30 June 1993:

NAME DATE NEW NAME

Tullamarine 10.02.92 Gladstone Park

Ballarat East 31.08.92 Bakery Hill

Wendouree West POA 02.11.92 Wendouree Village

Mulgrave East 28.06.93 Waverley Gardens