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Key collection and returns

Accommodation Office

Address: Building B45, Woods Road
Business hours: 0745-1600, Monday-Thursday, 0800-1500 Friday
Phone: 07 4577 7191
A/H phone: Duty Officer 0408 026 728

  • March in inspections must be booked prior to arrival
  • March out inspections must be booked at least 24 hours prior to departure
  • Keys can be collected after 1400
  • Key collection and return to Accommodation Office
  • Rooms are to be vacated by 1000
  • After hours:key collection from Guard House at the main entrance
  • Lost keys must be notified to the Accommodation office immediately. A cost will be incurred for replacement

Room 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 take requests – contact HQ AAVNTC 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.

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 - $5/night, up to $25/month
  • SNCOs Mess - $5/night, up to $26/month

Getting there

Swartz Barracks, Oakey is approximately 34 km from the Toowoomba CBD.  The main entrance open 24hours/day, is located on Orr Road Oakey.

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

Person/service Number

Duty Officer

0408 026 728

Mess Supervisor

07 4577 9279

Officer PMC

07 4577 9007

 SNCO PMC 07 4577 9003
 VIP rooms - HQ AAVNTC 07 4577 7287