Woodside Barracks

Getting there

Woodside Barracks is an Australian Army base located in South Australia near Inverbrackie and Woodside in South Australia, approximately 37 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD. The main entrance open 24 hours/day, is on Sattelberg Road off Nairne Road.

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 information

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

DHA cannot allocate rooms – contact 16 ALR RSM 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 & SNCOs Mess - $5/night, up to $20/night max.

Handy phone numbers

Duty Room

0417 852 156


0407 796 375

Change to your booking?

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

Accommodation Office

Building 115, Damour Road

Business hours
0800-1600hrs, Monday to Friday

08 8389 0345

March out inspections
March out inspections must be booked at least 7 days prior to departure.

After Hours

Building 404, Rapier Compound Road

0417 852 156

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 collection and return to the Duty Room.

Lost keys

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