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Simpsons Barracks / Watsonia

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Canteen
MACTIER VC CLUB - Tavern
Network Engineering Wing Kiosk
Defence Force School Of Signals Kiosk
Retail Vending

Outlet Information

Simpson Barracks (formerly known as Watsonia Army Camp in the suburb of Yallambie) is a 55 acre base, located approximately 18 klm northeast of the Melbourne CBD. The property comprises military barracks, schools, administrative buildings, workshop and service areas and training buildings. The base is also host to the Army Communications training centre.

Named after Major General Colin Hall Simpson, Signals Officer-in-Charge of Allied Land Forces during the Second World War.

The Royal Australian Army Corps of Signals Museum and Royal Australian Army Pay Corps Museum are located at Simpson Barracks.

Resident Units/Squadrons

  • DFSS (Defence Force School of Signals),
  • Financial Services Unit,
  • Defence Force School of Music,
  • HQ 4 Brigade
  • 4th/19th Prince of Wales’s Light Horse Regiment
  • 108 Signals Squadron
  • 105 Field Workshop (RAEME)

Other AAFCANS Services

  • Wi-Fi – Yes
  • Foxtel – Yes
  • Dry Cleaning – Yes
  • Catering – Yes
  • Military Gear – Yes

Welfare Disbursements 2020/21:

  • $14,752.11

Other Services on Base

  • Barber
  • Bank

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This information is sourced from https://www.defence.gov.au/Bases and is updated periodically.

Outlet Contacts

GAZA RIDGE BARRACKS – BORELLA – CANTEEN [MAP]

Base: Gaza Ridge Barracks, Bandiana, VIC

Phone: (03) 9087 5543

Address: Building 295, Murray Valley Highway, Gaza Ridge Barracks Sth Bandiana, Vic 3694

Email: borella-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0630-1300

LATCHFORD BARRACKS – Bonegilla – CANTEEN [MAP]

Base: Latchford Barracks, Bonegilla, VIC

Phone: 03 9087 5541

Address: Building 2, 81 Bonegilla Rd, Latchford Barracks Victoria 3691

Email: latchford-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0700-1400

PUCKAPUNYAL – CANTEEN [MAP]

Base: Puckapunyal Barracks, Puckapunyal, VIC

Phone: 03 5781 6183

Address: Labuan Street, Puckapunyal 3662

Email: puckapunyal-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0700-1400

PUCKAPUNYAL – CONVENIENCE STORE [MAP]

Base: Puckapunyal Barracks, Puckapunyal, VIC

Phone: Family Store 03 5781 6223

Address: Labuan Street, Puckapunyal 3662

Email: puckapunyal-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0700-2000, Saturday and Sunday 0800-2000, Public Holiday 0800-2000 *Closed Christmas Day

RAAF EAST SALE – CANTEEN [MAP]

Base: RAAF Base, East Sale, VIC

Phone: 03 9087 5544

Address: Building AO752, 538 Oxford Street, RAAF Base, East Sale, VIC, 3852

Email: sale.manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0700-1500

RAAF EAST SALE – PIOLT TRAINING SCHOOL KIOSK [MAP]

Base: RAAF Base, East Sale, VIC

Phone: 03 9087 5544

Address: Bld 827 Pilot Training School Kiosk, RAAF East Sale, Sale, VIC, 3852

Email: sale.manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0800 – 1230

RAAF LAVERTON – CANTEEN [MAP]

Base: RAAF Base Laverton, VIC

Phone: 03 8326 0132

Address: 425 Charlesworth Parade, RAAF Base Laverton 3027

Email: laverton-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0700-1330

RAAF LAVERTON – KIOSK 474 [MAP]

Base: RAAF Base Laverton, VIC

Phone: 03 8326 0132

Address: RAAF Base Laverton, Via Sir Richard Williams Avenue, off Charlesworth Pde LAVERTON VIC 3027

Email: laverton-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Thursday 0700 to 13.00 and Fridays 0700 to 1100 – Currently closed during the building renovation

RAAF POINT COOK – KIOSK [MAP]

Base: RAAF Base Point Cook

Phone: (03) 9256 2621

Address: 480-490 Point Cook Rd, RAAF Point Cook Base VIC 3030

Email: laverton-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Currently closed

SIMPSON BARRACKS – CANTEEN [MAP]

Base: Simpson Barracks, Watsonia Macleod, VIC

Phone: 03 9087 5545

Address: Building 40 Cnr of Blamey Road & Mackay Road, Simpson Barracks, MACLEOD VIC 3085

Email: watsonia-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Wednesday 0630-1300 – Thursday 0630 – 1330 and Friday 0630 – 1300

SIMPSON BARRACKS – DFSS KIOSK [MAP]

Base: Simpson Barracks, Macleod, VIC

Phone: 03 9087 5545 Canteen

Address: DFSS (Defence Force School Of Signals) Bld 290, Herring road, Simpson Barracks – WATSONIA 3085

Email: watsonia-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Friday 0730 – 1045 (ANNEX 1)

SIMPSON BARRACKS – N.E.W KIOSK [MAP]

Base: Simpson Barracks, Macleod, VIC 3085

Phone: 03 9087 5545 Canteen

Address: Network Engineering Wing Bld 342, Malloy Rd, Simpson Barracks, MACLEOD VIC 3085

Email: watsonia-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: 0700 – 1030 Mon – Fri (ANNEX 2)

SIMPSON BARRACKS MACTIER CLUB VC – WATSONIA TAVERN [MAP]

Base: Simpson Barracks, Macleod, VIC

Phone: (03) 929 02108

Address: Building 40 Cnr of Blamey Road & Mackay Road, Simpson Barracks, MACLEOD VIC 3085

Email: watsonia-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Pay Thursdays: 1800 – 2100, Fridays: 1800 – 2300, Saturday: 1800 – 2200

VICTORIA BARRACKS MELBOURNE – CANTEEN [MAP]

Base: Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, VIC

Phone: 03 9087 5546

Address: Ground Floor, H Block, 256-310 St Kilda Road, Victoria Barracks 3004

Email: victoriab-manager@aafcans.gov.au

Trading Hours: Monday to Thursday 0700 to 1400 Friday 0700 – 1330

Map Location

Building 40, 128 Greensborough Road, Simpson Barracks 3085