RAAF Base Amberley commenced operations in 1940 and is the largest operational base in the Air Force today.
Located 8 kilometers from Ipswich along the Cunningham Highway and 50 kilometers south-west of Brisbane, RAAF Base Amberley is one of the largest employers in the Ipswich region.
A number of flying units call Amberley home:
Amberley is also home to Army units making up the 9th Force Support Battalion (9FSB) and the Army’s 6th Engineer Support Regiment.
Front gates at RAAF Base Amberley