Register of Surplus Commonwealth Land Potentially Suitable for Housing and Community Outcomes

This register contains details of surplus Commonwealth land that may be  suitable for housing and community facilities. It is not a full list of surplus Commonwealth land holdings.

The register identifies the owner agency, location and size of each property, and the target time (financial year) for release, as reported to the Department of Finance. The target time for release is indicative only and may change at any time.

Consistent with the Commonwealth Property Disposals Policy, not all properties on the register will be released for sale on the open market, as some sites may be sold to other government entities by negotiation. We  recommend that you check with the listed owner agency to confirm the information listed for any individual property. 

State/TerritoryProperty*Owner AgencySite Area (approximate hectares)
ACT Belconnen Naval Transmitter Station, Baldwin Drive, Lawson, ACT Department of Defence 143
QLD Maryborough Rifle Range, 29 Walker Street, Maryborough Department of Defence 190
QLD Mt Vince Rifle Range, Wollingford Road, Eton Department of Defence 169
QLD Witton Barracks, 3 Lambert Road, Indooroopilly Department of Defence 2
SA Elizabeth North Training Depot, Broadmeadows Road, Smithfield Department of Defence 33
VIC Graham Road, Highett CSIRO 9.3

*In some cases, the whole site may not be available for development.

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Contact for information on this page: Lands Acquisition - Contact Officer

Last updated: 27 August 2015