HMAS Stirling

Getting there

HMAS Stirling is the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) primary base on the west coast of Australia at Garden Island, near the city of Perth. The main entrance open 24 hours/day, is located off Point Peron Road, Rockingham.

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.

Cabin information

Cabins are provisioned for stays up to 21 days with soap, toilet paper and towel (replenished and cabin cleaned every seven days). You will need to bring your own toiletries, towel and clean your own cabin for longer stays (excluding Duty officer, Recruit or Cadet Accommodation).  For further information about your 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.

For personnel allocated into LEAP, a description of the furniture and linen that will be supplied in your room can be found here.
(If you wish to have any of the furniture removed prior to your arrival to make room for your own furniture, please advise the LEAP concierge office prior to the date of your arrival).

For further information about your room/cabin, contact the base Accommodation Office or LEAP concierge as appropriate.

VIP Cabins

DHA cannot book VIP cabins – contact the base 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 & Senior Sailors Mess - $5/night, up to $25/month

Handy phone numbers

Officer VIP cabins

08 9553 2492 or 0407 897 239

Senior Sailors VIP cabins

08 9553 3017 or 0419 374 682

Customer Service Centre

08 9553 3272


08 9553 2456

Health Centre

08 9553 2307 or 1800 816 231A/H

Officer of the day

0417 917 047


08 9553 2037

Change to your booking?

You can modify bookings online using Online Services. Alternatively, call DHA on 139 342 for assistance.

Single LEAP Concierge

Building F5024, Investigator Way

Business hours
0700-1700, Monday to Friday

08 9553 9600

March Out inspection
With March Out inspection you need to provide a copy of your approval to live off base, discharge paperwork or LSP with posting details.

Accommodation Office

Building A06, Investigator Way

Business hours
0800-1630, Monday to Thursday
0730-1600 Friday

08 9553 3866
08 9553 2299

March out inspections
March out inspections must be booked at least 48 hours prior to departure

After Hours

Causeway Guard Post

Key collection and returns

  • Key collection after 2pm.
  • Key collection and return to Accommodation Office.
  • Rooms are to be vacated by 10am.

After hours
  • Key collections from the Causeway Guard Post.
  • Key returns to the exterior key box outside the Accommodation Office.

Lost keys
Lost keys must be notified to the Accommodation Offices immediately.
A cost will be incurred for replacement.