RAAF Base Darwin

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Key collection and returns

Non-LEAP Accommodation Office

Address: Building 210, Birribang Road
Business hours: 0800-1600, Monday-Friday
Phone: 08 8923 5045
A/H Phone: 0400 251 270

  • Keys can be collected after 1400.
  • Keys can be collected/returned after hours from the Pass Office, Amaroo Road entrance.
  • March out inspections must be booked 48 hours prior to departure.
  • Keys to be returned with rooms vacated by 1000 to the Accommodation Office.
  • Inform the office of lost keys immediately. A cost will be incurred for replacement.

Room/cabin information

Provisions

  • 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.

Change to your booking

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

VIP rooms/cabins

DHA cannot allocate VIP rooms – contact the ABCP POC.

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.

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 Mess: $3/night, up to $13/month
  • SNCOs Mess: $2.50/night, up to $5/month.

Getting there

RAAF Darwin is approximately 12km north-east of Darwin CBD near the Darwin International airport. The main entrance open 24hours/day, is located on Amaroo Road, off Stuart Highway, near Winnellie.

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.

Handy phone numbers

RAAF Base Darwin
Person/service Number
Cyclone Warning Information 1300 659 211
Pass Office 08 8923 5554
Base General 08 8923 5590
Security Police 08 8923 8305
ABCP 08 8923 5315

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