HMAS Harman

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Getting there

HMAS Harman is approximately 12 km South-East of Canberra CBD, in the suburb of Harman. The main entrance open 24hours/day is located on Newman Crescent, off Woods Lane.

Key collection and returns

Non-LEAP Accommodation Office

Address: Building 16, Newman Crescent (Front Entrance)
Business hours: 0800 - 1600, Monday-Friday
02 5109 4364  or 02 5109 3785
A/H Phone: 
0416 063 971
A/H Address: Main Entrance, Newman Crescent.

Key collection and returns

  • Keys can be collected after 1400 from the from the Accommodation Office..
  • Keys can be collected/returned after hours from the accommodation office key locker
  • March out inspections must be booked at least 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.

Security arrangements

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

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

DHA cannot allocate rooms – email base POC at

Non-duty bookings

Non-duty bookings are not permitted at HMAS Harman. If non-duty bookings are booked through a self-service booking, they will 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:

  • Combined Officers & Senior Sailors Mess (Bonshaw): $5/night, up to $25.

Handy phone numbers



Service Request

1300 658 975

Accommodation office

02 5109 3785

Accommodation office A/H

0438 016 041

Front Gate Security

02 5109 3026


0416 063 971

Change to your booking?

You can modify bookings online using Online Services.

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