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: +61428 374 249

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
Australian Genome Research Facility Ltd Plant Genomics Centre Hartley Grove 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