RAAF Base Amberley Memorial Gardens

The Amberley Memorial Gardens are located within the confines of RAAF Base Amberley, QLD. 

The centrepiece of the Gardens is the Amberley Honour Stone which recognises the ‘Amberley boys’ who served in World War I from 1914 - 1919.

The F111 Memorial Stone honours those who flew, maintained and supported F111 Operations from 1973 – 2010.

The Wall of Remembrance commemorates those who died while serving at RAAF Base Amberley since the commencement of operations on 17 Jun 1940.

Accessing the Memorial Gardens

Personnel without a current Defence ID/Access card, who wish to visit the Amberley Memorial Gardens, are required to email the No. 23 (City of Brisbane) Squadron, Visits Section, Mailbox ambabcp.visits@defence.gov.au to request escorted access for the purpose of a private, 30min visit. Please submit any request at least a minimum of 2 weeks or more before the visit day.

Visitors arriving at RAAF Base Amberley who are not authorised to access the base will be required to park in the car park at the front gate (left at the roundabout) and proceed to the Amberley Pass Office. They will be met by an Air Force Representative who will act as their Sponsor/Escort for the duration of the visit. 

Visitors requiring Base access must show photographic identification, either current drivers licence or passport. First time visitors will also need to allow up to 15 minutes to undertake site induction.

The appointed Air Force Representative will escort visitors to the Amberley Memorial Gardens and maintain a respectful distance during the visit. At the conclusion of visit, the visitor will be escorted off the base.

Getting there

From the Ipswich Motorway, follow the signs to Warwick - Cunningham Highway. Turn right onto Ipswich Rosewood Road, then immediately turn right on to Southern Amberley Road.