Facilities on the base include:
The Indoor Sports Centre is located adjacent to the Academy Cadets Mess and is only a short walk from the accommodation blocks. The Centre facilities are available to officer cadets, midshipmen and Academy staff.
Within the grounds of the Academy are playing fields for cricket, football, netball, squash, tennis and other sports. You may also use the golf course at the Royal Military College (RMC) Duntroon.
The Academy Boatshed is located on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin, Yarralumla. The facility houses rowing sculls and shells, sailing and racing dinghies, canoes and a number of sailboards along with two Endeavour 24 yachts, which are moored permanently on the lake.
The ADFA Library is open to all students at UNSW Canberra and provides students with quality client-focused services to support their learning and resource requirements.
In the area bound by the Library, the Information Technology Service Centre and the Computer Science Department is a building known as Academy House. On the ground floor are the following establishments, which provide services to all Academy staff and cadets:
The University Cooperative Bookshop is open from 0900-1700 hours and stocks all academic textbooks, general books and stationery. A wide range of computer software is also available. Membership of the Co-op permits attractive discounts on most purchases, excluding the range of magazines, cards and postage stamps.
The Coffee Lounge offers hot meals to eat-in or takeaway, snacks, hot and cold drinks and confectionery. A dry cleaning agency operates from the venue. The Coffee Lounge is an area where cadets may relax either inside or on the patio outside the building.
A dry cleaning agency operates from the Coffee Lounge.
A hairdressing salon operates between 0900-1600 hours on weekdays and on Thursday nights by appointment.