Facilities Services works bulletin board

The table below shows the current works across all 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 web page.

Posted Campus Description Start Finish
18/07/2016BurwoodBreezeway connecting Buildings I and L20/07/201627/07/2016
14/07/2016BurwoodLift upgrade - Building C17/07/201629/07/2016
14/07/2016BurwoodBuilding C, Level 114/07/201603/10/2016
13/07/2016Waurn PondsPartial refurbishment of Building IA27/10/201624/02/2017
13/07/2016Waurn PondsMezzanine floor Building LC16/07/201611/08/2016
08/07/2016Burwood
Waterfront
Waurn Ponds
Lift Upgrades are about to start10/07/201631/12/2016
27/06/2016Waurn PondsPathway Improvement Works 27/06/201630/08/2016
06/06/2016WaterfrontPercy Baxter Lecture Theatre Upgrade01/10/201601/02/2017
31/05/2016Waurn PondsCADET Landscape Project20/06/201621/08/2016
23/02/2015BurwoodBuilding M and new Atrium Project24/02/201530/11/2016

Breezeway connecting Buildings I and L - Burwood

Starts 20/07/2016, finishes 27/07/2016

Please be advised that the breezeway that connects Buildings I and L through to Buildings G, M and N will be closed Tuesday 26 July and will reopen on Monday 1 August 2016 in order to upgrade the lighting. Access to Building I will be via central pedestrian spine during this period. Building L will be able to be accessed via the door the northern sliding door. Access to Building T will be unchanged. Signage will be in place to direct people to the building entrances. We apologise for any inconvenience this closure may cause. 

Further information:

Todd Leake
03 9244 6263 
Email Todd Leake



Lift upgrade - Building C - Burwood

Starts 17/07/2016, finishes 29/07/2016

Works to upgrade the lifts in Building C at the Melbourne Burwood Campus are scheduled to commence on Sunday 17 July with an expected completion date of Friday 29 July 2016.

The lifts will be upgraded one at a time to ensure continuation of service.

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

Further information:

James Hepi
03 924 46494
james.hepi@deakin.edu.au



Building C, Level 1 - Burwood

Starts 14/07/2016, finishes 03/10/2016

Please note the following due to construction works commencing on Building C Level 1 on Monday 18 July 2016.

There will be a brief power interruption on Monday 18 July 2016 to allow for works to electrical switchboards on Building C level 1. The shutdown is scheduled from 6:00am until 9.00am. We will endeavor to complete the works prior to 9.00am.

Please turn off all computers at the end of the day on Friday 15 July 2016 so that no data is lost.

Building C Level 1, rooms C1.11-C1.15 including part of C1.04 will be closed from Monday 18 July 2016 during normal business hours and after hours to allow for the construction works.

In addition to the above please note, 4 Car parking bays in Car Park 2 at the Burwood Campus will also be closed from Monday 18 July 2016 during normal business hours and after hours to allow for the construction works. It will reopen again for use on Monday 3 October.

We will endeavor to minimise any inconvenience caused by the closure.

Further information:

Hadrian Phillip
9246 8489
Email Hadrian Phillip



Partial refurbishment of Building IA - Waurn Ponds

Starts 27/10/2016, finishes 24/02/2017

Building IA at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will undergo a partial refurbishment with works scheduled to commence on Thursday 27 October and an expected completion date of Friday 24 February 2017.

The works will include:
a full upgrade of the lighting, acoustic elements, network and AV capabilities in Lecture Theatre 1
replacement and upgrade of switchboards
incorporate a new airlock with unisex accessibility, unisex ambulant toilets and male and female shower facilities
replacement of the existing roof sheeting, flashings and gutters.

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

Further information:

Rod Taylor
03 522 72657
Email Rod Taylor 



Mezzanine floor Building LC - Waurn Ponds

Starts 16/07/2016, finishes 11/08/2016

Works to install a mezzanine floor to the void area in Building LC at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus are scheduled to commence on Saturday 16 July with an expected completion date of 11 August 2016.

The work in also include the removal of the external shade screening and installation of internal block out roller blinds.

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

Further information:

Graeme Hallyburton
03 522 71171
Email Graeme Hallyburton



Lift Upgrades are about to start - Burwood/Waterfront/Waurn Ponds

Starts 10/07/2016, finishes 31/12/2016

Works to upgrade a number of passenger lifts across the Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront and Geelong Waurn Ponds Campuses are scheduled to commence in July and continue through to the end of 2016.

Facilities Services is working with key stakeholders to ensure any concerns are addressed and have strategies in place for impacted occupants. Detailed timeframes and regular updates will be provided throughout this project.

Signage is being developed for entry points to the affected buildings and at the lifts, with alternative paths of egress offered.

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

Further information:

James Hepi
03 924 46494 
james.hepi@deakin.edu.au



Pathway Improvement Works - Waurn Ponds

Starts 27/06/2016, finishes 30/08/2016

The Facilities Services Division is currently working to improve a number of pathways around the Waurn Ponds Campus, with three new paths being constructed from June to August 2016:
1. Alfred Deakin Drive / student residence path
2. Reach to Kingsway
3. Nicol Drive North

The Alfred Deakin Drive and Nicol Drive paths will be shared pedestrian/bike access with lighting along their entirety. The Alfred Deakin Drive path will provide much needed all weather access.

During the construction process the removal of some trees will be required to ensure the health of the existing trees along the avenue, and the current tree root obstacles will be removed.

New Plane trees will be planted to replace those missing along the avenue and to complement the larger endeavour to plant 1000 trees on Campus this year.

No road closures are expected during standard work hours, however notice will be given if required.

Facilities Services Division shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum. 

Further information:

Tim Hanley
03 5227 2650
Email Tim Hanley



Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre Upgrade - Waterfront

Starts 01/10/2016, finishes 01/02/2017

Works to upgrade the Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre (D2.193 & D2.194)  in Building D at the Geelong Waterfront Campus is  scheduled to commence in mid-October 2016 with an expected completion date of 30 January 2017.

The works will include Demolition, new lecture seating, floor finishes, wall finishes, ceiling works, Electrical and AV upgrade.

Access will be restricted. Appropriate signage will be in place with updated advice as closures occur.

Facilities Services Division shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

Further information:

Saumya Brahma
03 5227 2262
Email Saumya Brahma 



CADET Landscape Project - Waurn Ponds

Starts 20/06/2016, finishes 21/08/2016

Landscape and Civil Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 20th June 2016, with an estimated completion in August 2016. The area between Buildings KE and Building JC (Library) including Carpark 2 on Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will be under construction with temporary pedestrian pathways in place.

Works will be completed in stages to minimise any disruptions.

Carpark 2 will be closed from 20 June until 13 July 2016. Please use alternative parking areas during this time.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience to a minimum.

Further information:

Mariska Cornelius
03 5247 9268
Email 
Mariska Cornelius



Building M and new Atrium Project - Burwood

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

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

New Atrium - starts 24 February 2015, expected completion November 2016
Building M Level 3 - starts June 2015, expected completion February 2016
Building M Levels 1 and 2 - starts March 2016, expected completion 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).

Further information:

Todd Leake
03 9244 6263
Email Todd Leake