Gaza Ridge Barracks

Getting there

Gaza Ridge Barracks – Bandiana is within the Albury Wodonga Military Area (AWMA), approximately 4.4km from Wodonga CBD. The main entrance open 24hours/day, is located on Anderson Road, Bandiana off Thomas Mitchell Drive.

Security arrangements

A valid Defence pass is required to gain access to this base.  Visiting Defence personnel should familiarise themselves with any additional security arrangements prior to arrival.   Non-ADO personnel occupying LIA are required to have base approval prior to arrival.  This includes members of foreign forces, minors, non-ADO visitors.

Room information

Rooms are provisioned for stays up to 21 days with soap, toilet paper and towel (replenished and room cleaned every seven days). You will need to bring your own toiletries, towel and clean your own room for longer stays (excluding Duty officer, Recruit or Cadet Accommodation).  For further information about your room, contact the base Accommodation Office.  It is essential that you are aware of your LIA obligations in accordance with PACMAN, Annex 7.3.A: Licence to Live In.

For personnel allocated into LEAP, a description of the furniture and linen that will be supplied in your room can be found here.
(If you wish to have any of the furniture removed prior to your arrival to make room for your own furniture, please advise the LEAP concierge office prior to the date of your arrival).

For further information about your room/cabin, contact the base Accommodation Office or LEAP concierge as appropriate.


VIP rooms

DHA cannot make VIP bookings – contact the Base Mess POC.

Rationing and transport

Visiting groups requiring rationing at any of the base mess facilities or ground transport must submit an AE547 web form via the DRN at least 7 days prior to arrival. DHA is not able to arrange rations, transport or other base services. Queries should be directed to Steph Ruck on 02 6055 2960 or 0427 191 209.

Non-duty bookings

Non-duty bookings attract a charge in accordance with Defence policy (FINMAN). Cost recovery will be initiated after key collection by the on-base Accommodation Office. Queries should be directed to the Accommodation Office.  ALL non-duty bookings must be approved by base.

Mess fees

Mess fees are levied by the local Mess Committees in recognition of amenities funded from non-public monies (e.g.: newspapers, Wi-Fi, etc).  Mess fees are payable directly to local Mess staff as follows:

Officers  

$12.00/night up to 3 nights

$36.00 for 3 nights up to 1 month

$36.00/month 

SNCOs  

$10.00 for 1 night

$13.00 for 2 nights

$20.00 for 3 or more nights

Handy phone numbers

Officers Mess

02 6255 4403

Officers VIP

02 6055 2602 or 02 6255 4227

SNCOs Mess

02 6255 2459

SNCOs VIP

02 6055 4225 or 02 6055 4031

OR Mess

02 6255 2242

North Mess

02 6255 2624

Customer Service Centre (CSC)

02 6055 2946

Military Police

02 6055 2150

Chaplain

0438 112 126 or 0409 603 308

Change to your booking?

You can modify bookings online using Online Services. Alternatively, call DHA on 139 342 for assistance.

Single LEAP Concierge

Address
Nabylewt Drive

Business hours
0700-1700 Monday to Friday

Phone
02 6068 9700

Accommodation Office

Address
Building 494, Anderson Road

Business hours
0800-1400hrs

Phone
02 6024 1477

After Hours

Address
Building 615, Anderson Road

Phone
02 6055 2418

Key collection and returns

  • Key collection after 2pm.
  • Key collection and return to Accommodation Office.
  • Rooms are to be vacated by 10am.

After hours
Key collection and return at the South Bandiana Duty Room

Lost keys 
Lost keys must be notified to the Accommodation Offices immediately.
A cost will be incurred for replacement.