Borneo Barracks began as a World War 1 training area and now accommodates Army’s deployable electronic warfare unit and Defence’s electronic warfare operator training unit.
The property consists of two blocks separated by the New England Highway. The larger portion of the property, located to the west of the New England Highway, is the area predominately used by Defence. The property is currently used as an administration, storage and training facility for the 7th Signal Regiment.
Infrastructure associated with operational activities on the property include workshops, vehicle wash down facilities, stores, administrative facilities, training and classroom facilities, mess buildings and accommodation. The property also includes an extensive area of cleared land in the western portion.