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HMAS Cerberus is primarily a training base approximately 70 kilometres from Melbourne near Crib Point on Hann's Inlet, Park Road in Western Port Bay. The main entrance is open 24 hours/day and is located on Wilson Avenue off South Beach Road.
Key collection and returns
- Key collection after 2pm.
- Key collection and return from the Accommodation Office.
- Rooms are to be vacated by 10am.
Key collection from the Automated Key boxes outside Accommodation Office BLD 190 (Next to the ATM) 24HRS.
Key return daily and out of hour’s, Key Return box located beside the Accommodation Office main door.
Lost keys must be notified to the Accommodation Offices immediately.
A cost will be incurred for replacement.
Address: Building 190, Phillip Road
Business hours: 0700-1700, Monday to Friday
Phone: 03 59317308, 03 59317313 or 0417367406
Note: March Out Inspections need to be booked at least 2 days prior to vacation.
Address: Next to Accommodation Office building 261.
Phone: 03 593 15250
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.
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
DHA cannot take requests – contact CO for Officers rooms, contact SWO for Senior Sailor rooms.
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 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 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/week.
Handy phone numbers
03 593 16000
03 593 15250