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On Base Advisory Service Visiting Schedule

On Base Advisory Service (OBAS) provides a Department of Veterans' Affairs' (DVA) presence on more than 40 ADF bases nationally and offers members information and advice about the support and entitlements that they might be able to receive through DVA.

What can On Base Advisors do?

On Base Advisors can help you by providing information about the programs and support available from DVA and advice about how to lodge claims for DVA benefits and services.

Why contact the OBAS?

If you have been injured or have suffered an illness which you believe relates to your ADF service you should lodge a claim with DVA as close to the event as possible. If liability is accepted, you may become eligible to receive benefits.

How do I access an On Base Advisor?

To make an appointment use one of the following options:

Note: If you reside in New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, the Northern Territory or the Australian Capital Territory, you can also make an appointment by using one of the following options:

Alternatively, contact DVA on the general enquiries phone number listed above

Note: All bookings for the Oakey Health Centre and Canungra Health Centre (South Queensland) are now managed through DVA — email: van.goldcoast@dva.gov.au or contact DVA on the general enquiries phone number listed above.

What can I do if there is no On Base Advisor in my location or I am no longer on base?

If you have recently left the ADF and think you may qualify for support and assistance from DVA, or there is no On Base Advisor in your location please don't hesitate to contact DVA on 1800 555 254 or email GeneralEnquiries@dva.gov.au for assistance.

How do I find an On Base Advisor?

DVA On Base Advisors are located in the Defence Health Centre, or health precincts of more than 40 ADF bases. See below for the OBAS visiting schedule.

On Base Advisory Service — Visiting Schedule — October 2017

This is an indicative OBAS schedule and may be subject to change. All appointments and enquiries are to be made via the DVA contact information as listed above. On Base Advisors are generally located on base at the ADF Joint Health Command Facility.

Northern Territory
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Larrakeyah Health Centre — incorporating HMAS Coonawarra ½-day per week Tuesday, 8:30 AM–12:00 PM
RAAF Darwin ½-day per fortnight Friday AM pay week
Tindal Health Centre (Katherine) 1 day per month Last Tuesday of the month
Robertson Health Centre 3 days per week Monday, 8:30 AM–4:00 PM
Wednesday, 8:30 AM–12:00 PM
Thursday, 8:30 AM–12:00 PM
Western Australia
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Stirling Health Centre 2 days per week Wednesday, Thursday
Pearce Health Centre Fortnightly Tuesday
Campbell Barracks 1 day per fortnight every second Tuesday
Leeuwin Health Centre Monthly Friday
Irwin Barracks Monthly Tuesday
South Australia
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Edinburgh Health Centre 1 day per week Thursday
Woodside Health Centre ½-day per fortnight Wednesday morning, every second week
Keswick Health Centre ½-day per month Last Tuesday morning
Northern New South Wales
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Richmond Health Centre 2 days per month 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Singleton Health Centre 2 days per month 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Williamtown Chaplains Centre Building 2 days per month 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Penguin Health Centre 1 day per month 4th Monday
Holsworthy Transition Centre 1 day per week Tuesday
Kuttabul Health Centre 2 days per month 1st & 3rd Monday
Randwick Health Centre 2 days per month 2nd & 4th Thursday
HMAS Watson 1 day per month 2nd Monday
RAAF Glenbrook 1 day per month 1st Tuesday
HMAS Waterhen 1 day per month 1st Thursday
Southern New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Duntroon Health Centre 2 days per week Wednesday & Thursday
Russell Offices 1 day per month 1st Tuesday
HMAS Harman 1 day per month 2nd Tuesday
HQJOC - NWCC building 1 day per month 3rd Tuesday
Kapooka Health Centre 1 day per month 4th Tuesday
Albatross Professional Offices 2 days per month 1st & 3rd Wednesday
Wagga Health Centre 1 day per month 4th Wednesday
HMAS Creswell 1 day per month Thursday
Northern Queensland
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Cairns Health Centre 1 day per fortnight Thursday
Townsville Health Centre 1 day per week Tuesday
Lavarack Health Centre 5 days per week Monday to Friday
Southern Queensland
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Enoggera Health Centre 5 days per week Monday to Friday
Oakey Health Centre 1 day per fortnight Tuesday
09:00 AM–1.00 PM
Amberley Health Centre 2 days per week Wednesday & Thursday
08:00 AM–4:00 PM
Canungra Health Centre 1 day per month 1st Wednesday
Cabarlah Health Centre 1 day per month 3rd Monday
Tasmania
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Anglesea Health Clinic As required As required
Patterson Barracks As required As required
Derwent Barracks — Dowsing Point As required As required
Victoria
Organisation/Location Length of visit Scheduled visit
Cerberus Health Clinic 1 day per month 3rd Wednesday
Victoria Barracks 1 day per month 3rd Tuesday
Simpson Health Centre 1 day per month 2nd Monday
RAAF Williams Laverton 1 day per month 1st Tuesday
Puckapunyal Health Centre 2 days per month 2nd & 4th Tuesday
East Sale Health Centre 1 day per month 4th Thursday
Latchford Barracks Medical Centre 1 day per month 2nd Wednesday
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