Facilities Works bulletin board

The table below shows the current works across all four Deakin campuses. Please click on the relevant headline for more information about each project, including contact details of the project manager in case you have any concerns.

For information about major projects, please visit our Facilities Services Projects web page.

Posted Campus Description Start Finish
12/12/2014Waurn PondsResidual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing04/01/201509/01/2015
12/12/2014WaterfrontResidual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing04/01/201504/01/2015
12/12/2014WarrnamboolResidual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing18/01/201520/01/2015
12/12/2014BurwoodResidual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing11/01/201516/01/2015
01/12/2014Waurn PondsEntrance foyer upgrade Building kc08/12/201431/12/2014
20/11/2014BurwoodRefurbishment works - Building EF24/11/201418/02/2015
20/11/2014BurwoodRefurbishment works Building EB24/11/201419/01/2015
10/11/2014BurwoodCarpark Closures from Burwood Campus Development Phase 2 Renewal Works Project 10/11/201430/06/2015
10/11/2014BurwoodBurwood Campus Development Phase 2 Renewal Works Project 10/11/201430/06/2015
29/09/2014WarrnamboolLibrary Refurbishment06/10/201431/12/2014
15/09/2014Waurn PondsGoodstart Childcare Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus15/09/201431/03/2015
27/08/2014Waurn PondsPreliminary notice - Building fabric upgrade - Building ka06/10/201428/02/2015
27/08/2014BurwoodBuilding fabric upgrade Building X04/10/201428/02/2015
27/08/2014BurwoodBuilding fabric upgrade Building I04/10/201428/02/2015

Residual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing - Waurn Ponds

Starts 04/01/2015, finishes 09/01/2015

 

In-service safety inspections and testing of residual current devices (safety switches) and all exit & emergency lighting systems at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will be conducted on the following dates and times.

Main Campus &ndash Sunday 4 to Friday 9 January 2015 between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am each day (overnight works).

This will result in the power being interrupted for intervals of up to 30 minutes and exit & emergency lights being tested for around 90 minutes.

To avoid possible data loss, please shut down your computer equipment prior to this testing.

We shall endeavour to keep any inconvenience caused to a minimum.

For further information, please contact Peter Sydenham in the Facilities Services Division on extension 73337 or email peter.sydenham@deakin.edu.au if you have any questions.

 



Residual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing - Waterfront

Starts 04/01/2015, finishes 04/01/2015

 

In-service safety inspections and testing of residual current devices (safety switches) and all exit & emergency lighting systems at the Geelong Waterfront Campus will be conducted on the following dates and times.

Buildings C, D and AD &ndash Sunday 4 January 2015 between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am (overnight works).

This will result in the power being interrupted for intervals of up to 30 minutes and exit & emergency lights being tested for around 90 minutes.

To avoid possible data loss, please shut down your computer equipment prior to this testing.

We shall endeavour to keep any inconvenience caused to a minimum.

For further information, please contact Peter Sydenham in the Facilities Services Division on extension 73337 or email peter.sydenham@deakin.edu.au if you have any questions.

 



Residual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing - Warrnambool

Starts 18/01/2015, finishes 20/01/2015

 

In-service safety inspections and testing of residual current devices (safety switches) and all exit & emergency lighting systems at the Warrnambool Campus will be conducted on the following dates and times.

Main Campus &ndash Sunday 18 to Tuesday 20 January 2015 between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am each day (overnight works).

This will result in the power being interrupted for intervals of up to 30 minutes and exit & emergency lights being tested for around 90 minutes.

To avoid possible data loss, please shut down your computer equipment prior to this testing.

We shall endeavour to keep any inconvenience caused to a minimum.

For further information, please contact Peter Sydenham in the Facilities Services Division on extension 73337 or email peter.sydenham@deakin.edu.au if you have any questions.

 



Residual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing - Burwood

Starts 11/01/2015, finishes 16/01/2015

 

In-service safety inspections and testing of residual current devices (safety switches) and all exit & emergency lighting systems at the Melbourne Burwood Campus will be conducted on the following dates and times.

Main Campus and Greenwood Park complex &ndash Sunday 11 to Friday 16 January 2015 between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am each day (overnight works).

This will result in the power being interrupted for intervals of up to 30 minutes and exit & emergency lights being tested for around 90 minutes.

To avoid possible data loss, please shut down your computer equipment prior to this testing.

We shall endeavour to keep any inconvenience caused to a minimum.

For further information, please contact Peter Sydenham in the Facilities Services Division on extension 73337 or email peter.sydenham@deakin.edu.au if you have any questions.

 



Entrance foyer upgrade Building kc - Waurn Ponds

Starts 08/12/2014, finishes 31/12/2014

Works to upgrade the north entrance foyer area of Building kc at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus are scheduled to commence on Monday 8 December with expected completion of Wednesday 31 December 2014.

There may be some disruption to pedestrian traffic during this time. Please observe all directional signage that will be in place.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

For further information, please contact Tony Fletcher in Facilities Services Division on extension 71041 or email anthony.fletcher@deakin.edu.au



Refurbishment works - Building EF - Burwood

Starts 24/11/2014, finishes 18/02/2015

Works to refurbish areas of Building EF at the Melbourne Burwood Campus (Elgar Road) are scheduled to commence on Monday 24 November with an expected completion date of Wednesday 18 February 2015.

This project will address structural and building elements that include internal lighting, window furniture, wall finishes, door furniture and floor finishes.

In addition there are also external works that include upgrading the roof fascias and guttering, repairing / replacement of external staircases, repairs to external brickwork, alterations to the entry veranda and main entry, realignment of the entry paving and water reticulation management.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

For further information, please contact David Barber in the Facilities Services Division on extension 68199 or email david.barber@deakin.edu.au



Refurbishment works Building EB - Burwood

Starts 24/11/2014, finishes 19/01/2015

Works to refurbish areas of Building EB at the Melbourne Burwood Campus (Elgar Road) are scheduled to commence on Monday 24 November with an expected completion date of Monday 19 January 2015.

This project will address building elements that include internal lighting, window furniture, wall finishes, door furniture and floor finishes.

In addition there are also external works that include repairs to external facia detail, alterations to the main entry, realignment of the entry paving and water reticulation management.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

For further information, please contact David Barber in the Facilities Services Division on extension 68199 or email david.barber@deakin.edu.au



Carpark Closures from Burwood Campus Development Phase 2 Renewal Works Project - Burwood

Starts 10/11/2014, finishes 30/06/2015

Please note that the following car parks will be closed during the Burwood Campus Development Phase 2 Renewal Works Project:

·         6  (limited spaces on Level 3 along HE3)

·         18

·         19

·         Behind Building B (between B and W)

·         North end of Building M

Also, as per the Fire Main Upgrade, there will be works on Holland Drive starting from Buildings R and S up to Building M. During the period of 19 November through 19 December the road, at times, will be reduced to one lane of traffic with traffic management in place. Depending on locations of the existing underground services and soil conditions there could be road closures but we hope to keep this to a minimum.

For further information, please contract Nicholson Innes, Parking and Traffic Coordinator, on 03 5227 1011 or parking@deakin.edu.au



Burwood Campus Development Phase 2 Renewal Works Project - Burwood

Starts 10/11/2014, finishes 30/06/2015

Works are scheduled to refurbish the following areas at the Melbourne Burwood Campus with start dates and estimated completion dates illustrated below:

Building Area                Start Date                    Estimated Completion

Site Establishment           10 November 2014           N/A

Fire Main Upgrade            10 November 2014           December 2014

Building EA1-2                 November 2014              T1 2015

Building W1-2                 10 November 2014           March 2015

Building N1-2                  18 November 2014           T1 2015

Building F2-3                   24 November 2014          April 2015

Building E1-3                   28 January 2015 (TBC)     May 2015

Building HE3                    24 February 2015 (TBC)    May 2015

Building G2-3                   30 March 2015                June 2015

Building M Atrium (Pending) February 2015               TBA

Note- Completion dates will be confirmed at a later time

We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

For further information, please contract Todd Leake on 03 9244 6263 or todd.leake@deakin.edu.au or Alison Fallon on 03 9244 6301 or alison.fallon@deakin.edu.au



Library Refurbishment - Warrnambool

Starts 06/10/2014, finishes 31/12/2014

Works to provide new office space, loans area and student lounge facilities in the Building B Library at the Warrnambool Campus will commence on Monday 6 October with an expected completion date of 31 December 2014 (excluding exam period).

The scope of works includes new office space and meeting room, new loans space, painting, new carpet and light fittings.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

For further information please contact Leigh Moncrieff in the Facilities Services Division on 03 556 33354 or email leigh.moncrieff@deakin.edu.au



Goodstart Childcare Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus - Waurn Ponds

Starts 15/09/2014, finishes 31/03/2015

 

Deakin is constructing a new childcare facility at the Waurn Ponds Campus.

Designed, built and funded by Goodstart Early Learning Centres, the facility will be located on the main entrance to the campus between Baxter and Alfred Deakin Drives.

Construction of the facility will commence in the week commencing 16 June 2014 and will be operational by March 2015.

The existing seven car parks will be demolished and incorporated in to the new facility.

For further information on construction issues, please contact the Project manager Tim Hanley in the Facilities Services Division on extension 72650 or email tim.hanley@deakin.edu.au



Preliminary notice - Building fabric upgrade - Building ka - Waurn Ponds

Starts 06/10/2014, finishes 28/02/2015

This preliminary notice is to advise of pending works to refurbish the North West wing of Building ka at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus. The proposed works are scheduled to commence on Monday 6 October and continue to February 2015.

The scope of works includes the installation of new fittings and fixtures including floor and window furnishings, light fittings and lecture theatre seating as well as new mechanical plant and audio visual equipment.

Levels 3, 4 and 5 of the North West wing will be closed during construction however the remaining areas will be open albeit with the possibility of some minor interruptions to pedestrian traffic for short intervals.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

For further information, please contact Scott Annand in Facilities Services Division on 5227 2363 or email scott.annand@deakin.edu.au



Building fabric upgrade Building X - Burwood

Starts 04/10/2014, finishes 28/02/2015

Works to refurbish the existing lecture theatre, foyer, amenities and external areas of Building X at the Melbourne Burwood Campus. The proposed works are scheduled to commence on Saturday 4 October 2014 and continue to February 2015.

The scope of works includes demolition works, new amenities, upgrade of lecture theatre seating, external and internal painting and new carpet.

There may be disruption to pedestrian traffic and ask that directional signage be observed.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise and inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

For further information, please contact Chris Gleeson in the Facilities Services Division on extension 46285 or email chris.gleeson@deakin.edu.au



Building fabric upgrade Building I - Burwood

Starts 04/10/2014, finishes 28/02/2015

Works to refurbish lecture theatres 1 and 2, and the adjoining foyer in Building I at the Melbourne Burwood Campus. The proposed works are scheduled to commence on Saturday 4 October 2014 and continue to February 2015.

The scope of works includes the replacement of lecture theatre seating and tablets, painting, new carpet and light fittings.

There may be disruption to pedestrian traffic and ask that directional signage be observed.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise and inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

For further information, please contact Chris Gleeson in the Facilities Services Division on extension 46285 or email chris.gleeson@deakin.edu.au




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