Swartz Barracks

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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.

Key collection and returns

Accommodation Office

Address: Building B45, Woods Road
Business hours: 07:30-16:00 Monday-Thursday & 07:30-14:00 Friday
07 7514 6759 / 0460 751 237
A/H phone: Duty Officer 0408 026 728

  • March out inspections must be booked at least 24 hours prior to departure
  • Keys can be collected after 1400
  • Key collection and return to Downer Accommodation office at BLD. B045
  • Rooms are to be vacated by 1000
  • After hours key collection at key lockers located at BLD. B045
  • Lost keys must be notified to the Accommodation office 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.

VIP rooms/cabins

DHA cannot take requests.

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

Person/service Number

Duty Officer

0408 026 728

Mess Supervisor

07 7514 5008

Change to your booking?

You can modify bookings online using Online Services.

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