HMAS Harman

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Key collection and returns

Non-LEAP Accommodation Office

Address: Building 16, Newman Crescent (Front Entrance)
Business hours: 0800 - 2130, Monday-Friday / Sunday 0900 - 2130
Phone: 02 6266 6795 or 0438 016 041
A/H Phone: 02 6266 6879 or 0438 016 041
A/H Address: 
Main Entrance, Newman Crescent.

  • Keys can be collected after 1400 from the from the Accommodation Office..
  • Keys can be collected/returned after hours from the Main Entrance, Newman Crescent.
  • 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.

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.

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 rooms – email base POC on

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:

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

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.

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

HMAS Harman - Handy phone numbers
Person/service Number
Mess Manager 0400 935 341
Base Support 0477 702 563 or 0400 003 674
Front Gate 02 6266 6879
Guard Office 02 6266 6741

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