Coordinator: Currently Vacant

Australia’s second largest city is a place of contradictions and hidden charms. Situated on the Yarra River, it is cosmopolitan, cultivated and football crazy. Residents experience excellent shopping, markets, restaurants and nightlife. With Melbourne's combination of world-class dining, art galleries, home-grown fashion and a packed sports calendar, it’s no surprise Victoria’s capital is regarded the world’s most liveable city. Looking for information on Mornington Peninsula?
Suburbs of Melbourne
Service residences in Melbourne are generally found in the north around Simpson Barracks, or in the west around RAAF Base Williams. Residences are also scattered in the Melbourne CBD. Information about Puckapunyal (north of Melbourne) and HMAS Cerberus, south-east of Melbourne on the Mornington Peninsula can be found from the 'Welcome to Victoria' menu. Both regions are at least an hour from Melbourne's CBD.
Around Simpson Barracks
Around Simpson Barracks there are the following local councils providing a range of services, local information and things to see and do -
Banyule: includes the suburbs of Bundoora, Greensborough, Viewbank, Macleod, Watsonia and Yallambie
Whittlesea: includes the suburbs of Epping, Mernda, Mill Park, South Morang and Doreen
Moonee Valley: includes the suburbs of Ascot Vale, Keilor East, Niddrie and Moonee Ponds
Moreland: includes the suburbs of Glenroy, Brunswick and Pascoe Vale
Around RAAF Williams
The following council areas provide a range of services, local information and things to see and do:
Hobsons Bay: includes the suburbs of Altona, Newport, Seabrook, Williamstown and Spotswood
Wyndham: includes the suburbs of Hoppers Crossing, Point Cook, Sanctuary Lakes and Tarneit
Maribyrnong: includes the suburbs of Yarraville, Seddon, Edgewater and Footscray


Phone: 1800 037 674



Coordinator: Vacant

Phone: 1800 037 674

Sale is a city located in the centre of Gippsland, Victoria, approximately 260 kilometres east of Melbourne. Sale is the gateway to East Victoria, the Gippsland Lakes, 90 Mile Beach, mountains and many other exciting destinations to explore. The Port of Sale provides access to the entire lakes region, eventually connecting to the ocean at Lakes Entrance. Part of the Wellington Shire, Sale is home to the diverse industry including agriculture, retail and professional services. It is also home to the East Sale RAAF base.
Suburbs of Sale
There is a range of housing available in Sale, varying from medium density to 1/4 acre blocks within 1-2 kilometres of the town centre. Housing in Sale offers something to suit all lifestyles and budgets.


Phone: 0429 326 499



Coordinator: Christine Henderson

The Puckapunyal Military Area, commonly known as ‘Pucka’, located in the Mitchell Shire is approximately 10 kilometres from the town of Seymour. Neighbouring Seymour is a historic railway town located on the banks of the Goulburn River and is surrounded by the Tallarook Ranges. Around 300 Defence families live in Puckapunyal where local facilities include a primary school, kindergarten, childcare centre, shops, post office, banks and a cinema on base. The Puckapunyal region is home to a number of wineries. Puckapunyal is located about 100km north of Melbourne, an hour drive from the historic gold rush town of Bendigo and about two and a half hours drive from the snowfields of Mount Buller.


Phone: 0408 214 961


Mornington Peninsula 


Coordinator: Marina Talbot

Hi, I am Marina Talbot the DSNSG Co-or donator for HMAS Cerberus.

We are located 70 kilometres from Melbourne on the Mornington peninsula.
I am a mum of four children my third child has ADHD and high functioning Autism
I am here to support the families with special needs with the help of DSNSG.

Breathe in the fresh sea air, sample innovative local cuisine, and soak up the relaxed alfresco lifestyle of the Mornington Peninsula, just an hour from Melbourne. Explore the galleries, spas and cafes in breezy seaside villages, cool off with a day on the beach, or escape to the hinterland for gourmet delights at boutique wineries. The Mornington Peninsula is also home to HMAS Cerberus, the Royal Australian Navy’s premier training establishment. HMAS Cerberus covers 1,517 hectares and is 70 kilometres from Melbourne, near Crib Point on Hann’s Inlet, Western Port Bay. Looking for information on Melbourne?
Suburbs of the Mornington Peninsula
There are numerous suburbs surrounding HMAS Cerberus with ample housing. Crib Point, Hastings, Bittern and Tyabb are all within 10-15 kilometres of the base.


Phone: 0417 636 541