Contact us

We operate in five states across Australia. The best way to get in touch with us is below.

Phone: 1300 247 301
Operates Monday to Friday between 9:00am – 5:00pm (AEDT)
Email: info@agrf.org.au

HEAD OFFICE  
AGRF                                            
Suite 219, 55 Flemington Road                      
North Melbourne, VIC 3051                                        

Registered Office
AGRF
Gehrmann Laboratories, Research Rd
University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072

ABN - 63 097 086 292

State Offices

ACT

Account Manager
Aaron Lewis
aaron.lewis@agrf.org.au
Mobile: +61 458 340 245

Contact Details
Tel: +61 2 8627 3221
Fax: +61 2 9633 5907

Postal Address
PO Box 285 Westmead NSW 2145

NSW

Account Manager
Aaron Lewis
aaron.lewis@agrf.org.au
Mobile: +61 458 340 245

Contact Details
Tel: +61 2 8627 3221
Fax: +61 2 9633 5907

Node Supervisor
Bhawana Nain
bhawana.nain@agrf.org.au

Contact Details
Tel: +61 2 8627 3221
Fax: +61 2 9633 5907

Postal Address
PO Box 285 Westmead NSW 2145

Sample collection points

1

Sydney Node
The Westmead Institute for Medical Research

2

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

3

Kolling Institute
Fridge located in the Kolling Store room

NT

Account Manager
Rachel Kliese
rachel.kliese@agrf.org.au
Mobile: +61 400 175 432

Contact Details
Tel: +61 7 3346 3244
Fax: +61 7 3365 1823

Postal Address
Level 5 Gehrmann Laboratories University of Queensland Research Road St Lucia QLD 4072

TAS

Account Manager
Glenn D Cunha
glenn.dcunha@agrf.org.au
Mobile: +61 448 864 095

Contact Details
Tel: +61 3 9321 3701
Fax: +61 3 9329 2957

Postal Address
AGRF c/o WEHI 1G Royal Parade Parkville VIC 3050

SA

Account Manager
Leanne McGrath
leanne.mcgrath@agrf.org.au
Mobile:

Contact Details
Tel: +61 8 8313 7148
Fax: +61 8 8313 7124

Node Manager
John Stephen
john.stephen@agrf.org.au

Contact Details
Tel: +61 8 8313 7202
Fax: +61 8313 7124

Postal Address
Physical Address
(for couriers)
Plant Genomics Centre, Waite Research Precinct, Hartley Grove, Urrbrae SA 5064
or
Postal Address
(for mail)
PMB1 Glen Osmond
Urrbrae SA 5064

Sample collection points

1

Adelaide Node - University of Adelaide
Plant Genomics Centre
Reception area

2

University of Adelaide
Darling Building
Foyer of main entrance

3

University of Adelaide
School of Molecular and Biomedical Science
Store room on ground level

4

Flinders University
Biological Sciences Building
Room 215 on level 2

5

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)
Cabinet located in loading bay

6

University of South Australia
Basil Hetzel Building
Gate 4 loading bay

QLD

Account Manager
Rachel Kliese
rachel.kliese@agrf.org.au
Mobile: +61 400 175 432

Contact Details
Tel: +61 7 3346 3244
Fax: +61 7 3365 1823

Node Manager
Ken McGrath
ken.mcgrath@agrf.org.au

Contact Details
Tel: +61 7 3365 8815
Fax: +61 7 3365 1823

Postal Address
Level 5 Gehrmann Laboratories
University of Queensland
Research Road
St Lucia QLD 4072

Sample collection points

1

Brisbane Node - University of Queensland
Gehrmann Laboratories

2

Ecosciences Precinc
Fridge located in Central Store

VIC

Account Manager
Glenn D Cunha
glenn.dcunha@agrf.org.au
Mobile: +61 448 864 095

Contact Details
Tel: +61 3 9321 3701
Fax: +61 3 9329 2957

Node Manager
Melinda Ziino
melinda.ziino@agrf.org.au

Contact Details
Tel: +61 3 9345 2683
Fax: +61 3 9329 2957

Postal Address
AGRF
c/o WEHI
1G Royal Parade Parkville VIC 3050

Sample collection points

1

Melbourne Node - WEHI
1G Royal Parade
Parkville VIC 3050

2

Monash University, Clayton
Building 77, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Thurs 12pm (SOBS Store)

3

LaTrobe University Bundoora
Physical Sciences Building 3
Level 1, Room 103, Kingsbury Drive
Mon, Wed, Thurs 10am, AGRF Freezer

WA

Account Manager
Saurabh Shrivastava
saurabh.shrivastava@agrf.org.au
Mobile: +61 438 977 325

Contact Details
Tel:
Fax: +61 8 6151 1039

Technical Queries
David Chandler
david.chandler@agrf.org.au

Contact Details
Tel: +61 8 6151 0956
Fax:

Postal Address
Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research QEII Medical Centre QQ Block Level 1, 6 Verdun Street Nedlands WA 6009

Sample collection points

1

Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research, QEII Medical Centre

2

Main reception at CSIRO,Centre for Environment and Life Sciences (CELS)

3

Foyer, Applied Sciences Building, Curtin University

4

Main reception, The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA)

5

Reception, WA Conservation, Science Centre,Department of Parks and Wildlife

6

Murdoch University, SABC, Biological Sciences Building

7

The University of Western Australia, Bayliss building, ground floor reception

Platform Managers

Next-Generation Sequencing
Mr Matthew Tinning
Matt.tinning@agrf.org.au

Genotyping 
Ms. Melinda Ziino
Melinda.ziino@agrf.org.au

Bioinformatics
Ms. Lavinia Gordon
lavinia.gordon@agrf.org.au

Sanger Sequencing
Dr. Ken McGrath 
ken.mcgrath@agrf.org.au

Genotyping - Custom Technologies
Dr. David Hawkes
David.Hawkes@agrf.org.au

DNA Extraction
Ms. Nicole Burtt
nicole.burtt@agrf.org.au

Research and Technology
Dr. Paul Gooding 
paul.gooding@agrf.org.au