The Common User Facility comprises an all-tide Barge Ramp supported by 9 hectares of adjoining hardstand. 

The strategic location offers proximity to Darwin Port, Marine Supply Base, Berrimah Rail Freight Terminal, Darwin Business Park, Darwin International Airport, and major roadways including Berrimah Road, Tiger Brennan Drive and the Stuart Highway.

The Common User Facility is secured with a 2 metre high perimeter fence, 24 hour CCTV and is accessed via a 14 meter, phone activated automatic gate.

The Hardstand and Barge Ramp are available for lease to local, interstate or national businesses at a per square metre rate and landing rate. The Land Development Corporation works with you to best suit your budget and logistic arrangements.

The Common User Facility was built to support the following activities:

  • Engineering, fabrication and module assembly
  • Mining, oil and gas related activities
  • Temporary storage of equipment and machinery 
  • Project staging
  • Defence support
  • Container packing and unpacking
  • Transport and logistics

The Common User Facility is supported by nearby strategic industrial estate including Darwin Business Park, the Marine Industry Park and Truck Central. 

A secure and accredited, off-site area is also available for the storage of dangerous goods. 


  • Secure, heavy duty pavement
  • Gate access for registered users via mobile phone
  • CCTV surveillance recording
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