Irwin Barracks

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Outlet Information

Irwin Barracks is an Australian Army military base located in Karrakatta, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. It occupies a 62-hectare (150-acre) site on the western side of the Fremantle railway line. It was previously known as Karrakatta Camp and Irwin Training Centre.

Resident Units/Squadrons

The 13th Brigade currently consists of the following units:

  • Headquarters 13th Brigade
  • ‘A’ Squadron, 10th Light Horse Regiment
  • 7th Field Battery, Royal Australian Artillery
  • 13th Field Squadron, Royal Australian Engineers
  • 109th Signals Squadron
  • 11th/28th Battalion, Royal Western Australia Regiment
  • 16th Battalion, Royal Western Australia Regiment
  • 13th Combat Services Support Battalion

Welfare Disbursements 2021/22

  • $2,491.83


This information is sourced from and is updated periodically.

Defence Base Contacts

Main Base Contact: Defence 1300 333 362

Outlet Contacts

Map Location

Irwin Barracks, Samichon Road, Karrakatta WA