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.
- 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:
Other Services on Base
This information is sourced from https://www.defence.gov.au/Bases and is updated periodically.