RAAF Base Williamtown

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Getting there

RAAF Base Williamtown is 15 km north of Newcastle and 27 km from Port Stephens. The main entrance at the south gate is open 24 hours/day, it is located from Medowie Road, Williamtown.

Key collection and returns

Non-LEAP Accommodation Office

Address: Building A220, Eaton Road
Business hours: 0730-1630, Monday-Friday
Phone: 02 4034 7200 or 0437 722 629
A/H Phone: 02 4034 6822 (where key is not available the pass office will contact the Duty Officer.)

  • Keys can be collected after 1400.
  • Keys can be collected/returned after hours to the Pass Office, Medowie Road entrance.
  • March out inspections must be booked at least 24 hours prior to departure.
  • Keys to be returned with rooms vacated by 1000 to the Accommodation Office.
  • Inform the office of lost keys immediately. A cost will be incurred for replacement.

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


  • 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 – contact ABCP POC.

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 or at the bar as follows:

  • Officers Mess: $5/night, up to $25 for 5 or more nights
  • SNCOs Mess: $3/night, up to $12/week

Handy phone numbers

Person/service Number
Duty Officer 0402 824 269
Accommodation Manager 02 4034 7200
RAAF Security 0412 150 321
VIP Room ABCP 02 4034 5888

Change to your booking?

You can modify bookings online using Online Services.

Alternatively, call DHA on 139 342 for assistance.