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
01/07/2015BurwoodRoad Closure - Entrance 2 (building R to building K)08/07/201509/07/2015
26/06/2015BurwoodToilet refurbishment - L1 Building H29/06/201522/07/2015
25/06/2015BurwoodBuilding N Entrance20/06/201505/07/2015
25/06/2015WarrnamboolResidual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing (including residences)07/07/201509/07/2015
25/06/2015BurwoodResidual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing (including residences)05/07/201509/07/2015
25/06/2015Waurn PondsResidual Current Device (RCD) and Exit & Emergency light testing28/06/201502/07/2015
23/06/2015BurwoodWorks - Level 1, Building H26/06/201510/07/2015
18/06/2015BurwoodCarpark 11 Closure15/06/201517/07/2015
18/06/2015BurwoodRefurbishment Works Fusion Cafe19/06/201512/07/2015
16/06/2015WaterfrontAnnual window clean22/06/201510/07/2015
05/06/2015Waurn PondsPossible water outage (G) - 1 and 2 July 201501/07/201502/07/2015
04/06/2015BurwoodRefurbishment works Building LB24/06/201514/07/2015
23/02/2015BurwoodBuilding M and new Atrium Project24/02/201530/11/2016

Road Closure - Entrance 2 (building R to building K) - Burwood

Starts 08/07/2015, finishes 09/07/2015

Please note that part of the road from Entrance 2 will be closed from Wednesday 8 July until Thursday 9 July from 7am - 4pm. This is to accommodate a crane installing structural steel between Buildings M and N.

The road will be closed from just before the childcare entrance at Building R up to Car Park 7. Signage will detour traffic back to Holland Avenue and traffic management personnel should be able to let you know what is accessible at any specific time. 

For further information, please contact Todd Leake in the Facilities Services Division on 9244 6263 or emailtodd.leake@deakin.edu.au



Toilet refurbishment - L1 Building H - Burwood

Starts 29/06/2015, finishes 22/07/2015

Works to upgrade existing toilet facilities on Level 1 of Building H at the Melbourne Burwood Campus are scheduled to commence on Monday 29 June with an expected completion of Wednesday 22 July 2015.

The work will include demolition of existing fittings, installation of new toilets, basins, flooring, toilet partitions and painting throughout.

Alternate toilets can be found on Level 2.

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

For further information, please contact Muaaz Ali in the Facilities Services Division on extension 46614 or email muaaz.ali@deakin.edu.au



Building N Entrance - Burwood

Starts 20/06/2015, finishes 05/07/2015

The entry to Building N will be closed 20 June and will reopen on 6 July to allow for concrete removal in front of the entry door. This will mean that there is no access to the stairwell by the front entrance. Entry to all levels of N will be via the rear door. Alternatively N levels 2 and 3 can be accessed via Building C. 

Detour signs have been installed to direct students and staff to the rear door of Building N. 

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

For further information, please contact Todd Leake in the Facilities Services Division on 9244 6263 or emailtodd.leake@deakin.edu.au



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

Starts 07/07/2015, finishes 09/07/2015

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 5 July and Monday 6 July between 9:00 pm and 5:00 am each day.

Residential units including Building Q &ndash Tuesday 7 July through to Thursday 9 July between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm each day.

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



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

Starts 05/07/2015, finishes 09/07/2015

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 &ndash Sunday 5 July through to Thursday 9 July between 9:00 pm and 5:00 am each day.

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



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

Starts 28/06/2015, finishes 02/07/2015

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 28 June through to Thursday 2 July between 9:00 pm and 5:00 am each day.

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



Works - Level 1, Building H - Burwood

Starts 26/06/2015, finishes 10/07/2015

Works to create a new office area in H1.05 at the Melbourne Burwood Campus for Student Academic and Peer Support Services are scheduled to commence on Friday 26 June with an expected completion of 10 July 2015.

The works will also involve minor alterations to the Level 1 common area.

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 11 Closure - Burwood

Starts 15/06/2015, finishes 17/07/2015

Carpark 11 at Melbourne Burwood Campus will be closed from Monday 15 June 2015 through to Friday 17 July 2015 to allow for renovation works which will increase the capacity of parking spaces. 

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

For further information, please contact Mike David in the Facilities Services Division on 9244 6244 or email mike.david@deakin.edu.au.



Refurbishment Works Fusion Cafe - Burwood

Starts 19/06/2015, finishes 12/07/2015

Works to the Fusion Cafe of Building LB at the Melbourne Burwood Campus are schedule to commence on Friday 19 June with an expected completion date of Sunday 12 July 2015. The area will be closed to the public during this time.

Fusion Cafe will reopen for trading on Monday 13 July 2015.

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

For further information, please contact Todd Leake in the Facilities Services Division on 9244 6263 or email todd.leake@deakin.edu.au

 


Annual window clean - Waterfront

Starts 22/06/2015, finishes 10/07/2015

Facilities Services Division will undertake the annual window cleaning at the Geelong Waterfront Campus between Monday 22 June and Friday 10 July 2015.

More details will be sent to specific areas, however the schedule may change due to circumstances such as extreme weather conditions or essential building works.

Please try to keep your window sill and the surrounding area clear during this period to allow access to your windows. Note that safety working standards and access issues may prevent some windows from being cleaned.

The window cleaning contractor has been fully inducted by FSD and has undertaken work at Deakin University for some time. If you are concerned about security or confidentiality, please let us know and we will make other arrangements or reschedule your area for cleaning when you can be present.

For further information, please ring the FSD helpdesk on extension 71166 or email helpdesk@deakin.edu.au



Possible water outage (G) - 1 and 2 July 2015 - Waurn Ponds

Starts 01/07/2015, finishes 02/07/2015

Barwon Water will be testing their meters at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 July between 7 am and 8 am each day.

This may result in interruptions to the water supply during these times.

We apologise for any inconvenience this outage may cause.

For further information, please contact Roselli Hedditch in the Facilities Services Division of 5227 2287 or email roselli.hedditch@deakin.edu.au



Refurbishment works Building LB - Burwood

Starts 24/06/2015, finishes 14/07/2015

Works to the Level 1 corridor of Building LB at the Melbourne Burwood Campus are schedule to commence on Wednesday 24 June with an expected completion date of Tuesday 14 July 2015.

The aim of the work is to improve the appearance of the service corridor and toilets, and provide safety barriers. During this time, the toilets will not be accessible. The nearest toilets are on Level 2 of Building LB.

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

For further information, please contact Muaaz Ali in the Facilities Services Division on 0488 272 323 or email muaaz.ali@deakin.edu.au



Building M and new Atrium Project - Burwood

Starts 24/02/2015, finishes 30/11/2016

Burwood Campus Development Phase 2 &ndash Renewal Works Project &ndash Burwood 

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

Building Area                                              Start Date                                  Estimated Completion
New Atrium                                       24 February 2015                   Novermber 2016
Building M Level 3                               June 2015                            February 2016
Builing M Levels 1 and 2                       March 2016                          November 2016


We ensure to do our best in keeping noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum. We endeavour to do so through weekly impact meetings with the builder and regular communication with assigned building contacts (Ritesh Foolchand for Buildings G and N and Michael Holmes for Buildings L and M).

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