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
19/07/2017BurwoodBuilding H works28/07/201725/08/2017
12/07/2017WaterfrontCar Park 2 - Partial Closure25/07/201729/08/2017
04/07/2017WaterfrontBuilding Services Review07/08/201711/08/2017
26/06/2017WaterfrontHealth Facilities Upgrade17/07/201731/07/2018
11/04/2017Waurn PondsBuilding IB Refurbishment11/04/201731/08/2017
28/03/2017BurwoodCar Park 11 disruptions29/03/201731/07/2017
21/02/2017Waurn PondsNew ManuFutures building21/02/201722/12/2017
16/02/2017BurwoodBennettswood Pavilion Upgrade16/02/201701/12/2017
03/11/2016WaterfrontCar Park 303/11/201631/07/2018
10/10/2016BurwoodBurwood Link construction10/10/201631/07/2017

Building H works - Burwood

Starts 28/07/2017, finishes 25/08/2017

There will be some construction activity in Building H, Level 2, over the next few weeks in preparation for the Merchandise Shop to move into H2.16.

This will involve construction staff moving through the building, and noise disruptions with the demolition of some internal walls and a new internal fitout to suit the retail space.

Construction is expected to commence on 28 July and be completed by 25 August. 

Thank you in advance for your patience during these works.

Further information:

Josh Tsui
Project Officer, Facilities Services Division
9244 5326
Email Josh Tsui

Car Park 2 - Partial Closure - Waterfront

Starts 25/07/2017, finishes 29/08/2017

A section of Car Park 2 at the Waterfront Campus, in the north-west corner of the car park, will be closed from 25 July to 29 August 2017.

This closure is required to replace the existing boundary fence.

Please avoid this section of the car park during construction works. Thank you.

Further information:

Grant Moore
Project Officer
Facilities Services Division
03 5227 1043

Building Services Review - Waterfront

Starts 07/08/2017, finishes 11/08/2017

The Facilities Services Division will be conducting a building services review of all teaching and learning spaces on the Waterfront Campus from Monday 7 August to Wednesday 9 August 2017.

Auditors may need to briefly enter the room to do a non-intrusive review of building services. It is not necessary to cease operations within the room for this process to take place. To avoid unnecessary disturbance please ensure any object obstructing vision through the window is temporarily removed.

Please direct any queries to Facilities Services Division rather than the auditor.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Further information:

Anthony Fletcher
Project Officer,
Facilities Services Division
522 71041

Health Facilities Upgrade - Waterfront

Starts 17/07/2017, finishes 31/07/2018

The located learning and staff accommodation for the School of Nursing and Midwifery and School of Health and Social Development at the Geelong Waterfront Campus is being upgraded, with building works in:

  • Parts of Building D, levels 3 and 4
  • Parts of Building AD, levels 2 and 3.

The project will be completed in three stages, commencing July 2017 until July 2018. The stages, approximate timing and work areas are outlined below.

Stage 1 July 2017 to February 2018 - Refurbishment of sections of Building D, levels 3 and 4

Stage 2 September 2017 to February 2018 - Refurbishment of remaining relevant sections of Building D

Stage 3 February 2018 to July 2018 - Refurbishment of sections of Building AD, levels 2 and 3

There will be construction noise and services and access disruptions required to facilitate the improvements to these Faculty of Health spaces. This is unavoidable however will be minimised where possible.

Access to the building zones will not be available during the constructions works. Entry points to the building zones will be blocked off with hoarding, with appropriate wayfinding signage displayed to redirect people.

Thank you for your patience as we undertake these important refurbishment works.

Further information:

Jessica Rafter
Project Manager, Facilities Services Division
03 522 72940

Building IB Refurbishment - Waurn Ponds

Starts 11/04/2017, finishes 31/08/2017

The interior fitout of Building IB at the Waurn Ponds Campus is undergoing a significant refurbishment to support collaborative and specialised Arts and Education teaching, from April to August 2017.

During this time, the only access available to Building IB will be to Lecture Theatre IB3.232, which is accessed via external pathways only.

Please follow pedestrian detour signage around the construction area as required. We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

The refurbishment works are expected to be completed by the end of August 2017.

Read more about the project here

Further information:

Simon Taylor
Facilities Services Division
03 5227 2943
Email Simon Taylor

Car Park 11 disruptions - Burwood

Starts 29/03/2017, finishes 31/07/2017

There will be disruption to parking in Car Park 11, off Uganda Street at Burwood Campus, from Wednesday 29 March 2017 until mid-July.

Sections of the car park will be closed at various times to facilitate building works for the Burwood Link pedestrian bridge. This includes full closures from:

  • 19 - 23 April
  • 9 May to mid-July.

Please follow the advice of traffic management personnel as required.

Thank you for your patience as we undertake this important building project.

Read more about the Burwood Link


Further information:


Mike David
Facilities Services Division
9244 6244
Email Mike David


New ManuFutures building - Waurn Ponds

Starts 21/02/2017, finishes 22/12/2017

There's a new building under construction at the Waurn Ponds Campus dubbed ManuFutures.

ManuFutures is a purpose-built advanced manufacturing innovation hub designed to stimulate and support start-up companies involved in sustainable manufacturing industries.

Located towards the north-west corner of Campus, between buildings NJ and NR, ManuFutures sits within the Geelong Innovation Precinct and is a major investment partnership with the Victorian Government.

Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.

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


Further information:

Tim Hanley
Facilities Services Division
03 5227 2650
Email Tim Hanley

Bennettswood Pavilion Upgrade - Burwood

Starts 16/02/2017, finishes 01/12/2017

The City of Whitehorse is upgrading the sporting facilities adjacent to the Burwood Campus, which will include a significant refurbishment of the Bennettswood Pavilion.

During construction works, a section of the public car park to the West of Holland Avenue, inside Campus Entrance 1, will not be available for use.

Construction is expected to continue until the end of 2017.

Further information:

City of Whitehorse
9262 6333

Car Park 3 - Waterfront

Starts 03/11/2016, finishes 31/07/2018

A portion of Car Park 3 at the Geelong Waterfront Campus will be closed from Monday 7 November 2016 until further notice.

Car park bays in the southeast section of the car park (near the corner of Brougham Street and Little Smythe Street) will be fenced off in preparation for the start of building works for the new Student Accommodation building.

Read more about the project here.

Thank you for your patience and we apologise for any inconvenience.

Further information:

Todd Leake
Facilities Services Division
03 9244 6263
Email Todd Leake

Burwood Link construction - Burwood

Starts 10/10/2016, finishes 31/07/2017

Constructionis underway on the new Burwood Link pedestrian crossing over Gardiners Creek Reserve.


The Burwood Link will provide an accessible, safe and convenient way move across the Melbourne Burwood Campus.


On the Elgar Road side of campus it will commence in the area in front of buildings LA and LB. On the main campus, it will be accessed from level 2 of building HF, the Central Precinct.


The Gardiners Creek Reserve and most pathways will remain open throughout the construction period. However there will be some re-routing along alternative pathways required at times to ensure your safety.


Clear signage will be maintained around the site and wayfinding signage will be clearly visible during the construction phase.


Car parking in Car Park 11 will also be disrupted. Traffic management personnel will provide safety advice as required.


Thank you for your patience during this important project.




Further information:


Mike David
Facilities Services Division
9244 6244
Email Mike David