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Please note these prices are subject to change throughout the year without notice due to price changes from external suppliers. 2017 charges are below. 2018 charges have also been released for your planning purposes.

Glasshouse staff are available to provide assistance from 7.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday*. If assistance is required outside of those hours, please make your request in advance. There may be a charge. 

2017 Facility Charges – Prices current 1 January 2017

Central Glasshouse Services tariffs for UQ clients were reduced substantially from 1 February – 31 December 2016, due to a generous subsidy provided by the Faculty of Science.

Prices for 2017 are also subsidised.

Item UQ price Non-UQ price Units

General Glasshouse - evaporative cooled

$6.00

$30.00

 per 2m2/week

General Glasshouse - temperature controlled

$12.00

$65.00

 per 2m2/week

PC2 Glasshouse - evaporative cooled

$7.00

$65.00

 per 2m2/week

PC2 Glasshouse - temperature controlled

$13.00

$65.00

 per 2m2/week

Quarantine Glasshouse - temperature controlled1

$13.00

$65.00

 per 2m2/week

External Growth Area

$5.00

$20.00

 per 2m2/week

Dark room - temperature controlled

$12.00

$65.00

 per 2m2/week

Daihan Growth Cabinet

$13.00

$65.00

per week

Thermoline Growth Chamber

$13.00

$65.00

per week

Diurnal Growth Chamber

$13.00

$70.00

per week

*Glasshouses can be accessed 24 hours a day however after hours policies apply.

Staff Service Charges

Item UQ price Non-UQ price Units

Staff Assistance (normal working hours)

$50.00

$100.00

per hour

Cleaning

$55.00

$110.00

per hour

Forklift

$50.00

$100.00

per hour

Bobcat

$140.00

$280.00

per hour

Electric trolley pick up

$25.00

$50.00

per hour

Electric trolley waste soil removal

$25.00

$50.00

per 40kg bin

Chemical Application

$70.002

$140.003

per bench

Manual Watering

$50.002

$100.003

per week

Automated Watering set up

$51.00

$102.00

 

1. A minimum of five benches is required per booking

2. Price is for first bench and $2 for each bench after

3. Price is for first bench and $4 for each bench after

Visit our Consumables and Services page to find out more about services and costs or email glasshouse@uq.edu.au for further details.