Borneo Barracks

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Getting there

Borneo Barracks, Cabarlah is approximately 18 km north of Toowoomba in the Darling Downs district. The main gate is open 24 hours/day accessed off the New England Highway. Visiting groups are required to contact the base security officer at 7 signal Regiment for further information.

Key collection and returns

Accommodation Office

Address: Building D09 (Gordon Club)
Business hours: 0730-1600, Monday-Thursday – 0730-1400, Friday
Phone: 0497 850 504
A/H Phone: Base Security Officer

  • After hours key collection located at key lockers at BLD. D09.
  • March out inspections must be booked at least 24 hours prior to departure.
  • Keys to be returned with rooms vacated by 1000 to Downer Accommodation Office at BLD. 009.
  • Inform the office of lost keys immediately. A cost will be incurred for replacement.
  • Emergency room keys are stored in the lockers at Downer Accommodation. The Duty Officer of either 7 Sig Regt or DFSS-EWW are to be contacted to authorise issue of the keys.

Room/cabin information


  • Transit (up to 21 days) - Rooms / Cabins provisioned with soap, toilet paper and towel (replenished and room/cabin cleaned every seven days)
  • Permanent/Temporary (≥ 22 days) - You will need to bring your own toiletries, towel and clean your own room/cabin (excluding Duty Officer, Recruit or Cadet Accommodation).

For further information about your room/cabin, 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.

VIP rooms/cabins

Book via Online Services for LTCOL and above. Senior Non-commissioned Officer room for WO1 (E) above only may be available ring DHA to book. Contact 7 SIG Regt POC for CO’s flat allocation.

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.

Handy phone numbers

Borneo Barracks - Handy phone numbers
Person/service Number
Base Security Officer 07 4596 2002
Duty Officer 0417 443 510
Mess Supervisor 07 4694 6151
VIP room – CO’s flat 7 SIG Regt 07 4964 6623
07 4596 2010

Change to your booking?

You can modify bookings online using Online Services.

Alternatively, call DHA on 139 342 for assistance.
Last updated November 2023