Port Wakefield Proof and Experimental Establishment

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Getting there

Port Wakefield station is approximately 100km north-west from Adelaide CBD near the township of Port Wakefield.  The main entrance open 24hours/day, is located off Proof Range Road.

Note: There is no Permanent or Transit LIA at this site. Course group accommodation only.

Key collection and returns

  • Key collection after 2pm.
  • Key collection and return to the Q-Store.
  • Rooms are to be vacated by 10am.

After hours: Key collection and return from Guard Room.
Lost keys
: Lost keys must be notified to the Accommodation Offices immediately. A cost will be incurred for replacement.

Accommodation Office
08 7383 2485
After hours: 0419 259 291

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.

Room/cabin information

For information about rooms, contact the local Accommodation Office.

VIP rooms

No VIP rooms on this site.

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.

Handy phone numbers


08 7383 2485

Duty Officer (Q-Store)

08 7389 7530

Site Supervisor

08 8867 0207 or 0437 718 224

Change to your booking?

You can modify bookings online using Online Services.

Alternatively, call DHA on 139 342 for assistance.

Last updated April 2020