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 IPG web page.

Posted Campus Description Start Finish
19/01/2021BurwoodCar Park 11 and Building LC, Basement 2 Car Park Closure19/01/202123/02/2021
19/01/2021BurwoodCar Park 5 - Power shutdown19/01/202128/01/2021
Waurn Ponds
Building System Interface Testing17/12/202028/02/2021
27/11/2020BurwoodBuilding BC - Car Park Lighting Upgrades27/11/202031/01/2021
06/11/2020BurwoodBehavioural Lab Upgrades - Building EA and LB06/11/202031/01/2021
06/11/2020WarrnamboolBuilding H - Changing Places Construction 06/11/202014/02/2021
13/10/2020WarrnamboolHydrogen Test Beds13/10/202031/03/2021
30/09/2020BurwoodImproved Deakin Experience and Access (IDEA) Burwood30/09/202006/02/2021
Waurn Ponds
All Buildings - Next Generation Security System (NGSS)01/09/202031/12/2021
20/05/2020BurwoodMulti-purpose Sports Court20/05/202028/02/2021
30/10/2019Waurn PondsNew Student Accommodation 30/10/201931/03/2021

Car Park 11 and Building LC, Basement 2 Car Park Closure - Burwood

Starts 19/01/2021, finishes 23/02/2021

Car Park 11 and Building LC, Basement 2 Car Park will be temporarily closed from Wednesday 10 February to Monday 22 February. This closure will enable resurfacing and line marking works to occur in Car Park 11 as part of the Multi-purpose Sport Court works.

During this time, pedestrian access will also be restricted to the area.

Alternative parking is available in the multi-level Car Park 12, which also has direct bridge link access to Level 2, Building LC.


Further information

Hadrian Phillip
Project Manager
9246 8490

Car Park 5 - Power shutdown - Burwood

Starts 19/01/2021, finishes 28/01/2021

Power will be temporarily shutdown to Car Park 5, Level 2 (located under Building BC) on Wednesday 27 January from 7am to 5pm to enable installation of new power metres as part of Deakin&rsquos commitment to Carbon Neutral 2025.

During this time there will be no power to lights and power sockets. Please take care and use caution when driving through this area.

Further information

David Barber
Infrastructure and Property Group
9246 8199

Building System Interface Testing - Burwood/Warrnambool/Waterfront/Waurn Ponds

Starts 17/12/2020, finishes 28/02/2021


Building System Interface Testing is being conducted across all Deakin campuses in January and February 2021. The testing is part of annual maintenance on the building fire systems. 

During the testing periods, you may notice some minor alarms sounding, automatic doors opening and closing or HVAC intermittently turning on and off. Disruptions will be kept to a minimum as much as possible.

The following buildings will be impacted on the below dates and times:

Building Date Hours
Waterfront Campus
D (excluding Costa Hall) 11/01 & 12/01 7am - 3pm
C, AD 13/01 7am - 3pm
T, G & F 14/01 10am - 4pm
D (Costa Hall only) 23/02 11am - 3pm
Burwood Campus
BC 15/01 7am - 3pm
C, N, G, M, L, T, K, O, U, HH 8/02 7am - 3pm
V, I, P, B, H 09/02 7am - 3pm
Y, W, A, X, J 10/02 7am - 3pm
HC, HE, HB, HF, HD, D, F, E, R 11/02 7am - 3pm
LA, LB, MA, MB, MC, MD, EA 12/02 7am - 3pm
WaurnPonds Campus
DD, LA, LH, LC, LP, LQ, KC, OA 27/01 7am - 3pm
FK, FM, FL, FJ 28/01 11am - 4pm
KE, NA, NN, NI, ND, NB, JC, IB, IC 29/01 7am - 3pm
KA, NK, NJ, NP, NR, DA, JB, IA, NS 01/02 7am - 3pm
Warrnambool Campus
A, B, G, J, F, D, C, E, H, K, P 22/02 10am - 4pm

Further information

Muaaz Ali
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 924 46614

Brendon Blick
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 924 68914

Building BC - Car Park Lighting Upgrades - Burwood

Starts 27/11/2020, finishes 31/01/2021

Works are being undertaken on Level 2, Car Park, Building BC to upgrade the existing lighting to energy efficient LEDs from Monday 7 December 2020 to Friday 29 January 2021.

To faciliate these upgrades, some car spaces directly located under the works may be unavailable during these times. Please follow all directional signage to ensure your safety in the area.

Further information

David Barber
9246 8199
Infrastructure and Property Group

Behavioural Lab Upgrades - Building EA and LB - Burwood

Starts 06/11/2020, finishes 31/01/2021

Works are being completed to upgrade Building EA2.11 and Building LB2.100 Behavioural Labs.

This includes reparative works, new paint, joinery and furniture, and new CCTV camera installation to LB2.100.

Works are expected to be completed in January 2021.

Further information

Hadrian Phillips
Infrastructure and Property Group
9246 8490

Building H - Changing Places Construction - Warrnambool

Starts 06/11/2020, finishes 14/02/2021

Construction works will shortly be commencing to provide a Changing Places Facility at the Warrnambool Campus.

The new facility will be located in Building H, Level 1, adjacent to Brother Fox.

Construction is expected to commence mid-November and is due for completion early-February, 2021. While works are underway, you can expect:

  • General construction noise, including intermittent banging and the use of power tools  
  • Temporary fencing surrounding the work zone, along with a site shed on the eastern side of the building
  • Tradespeople working and transporting materials through the area

Any high-impact activity will be scheduled outside of business hours, and communicated prior, to minimise disruption.

Further information 
Leigh Moncrieff
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 556 33354

Hydrogen Test Beds - Warrnambool

Starts 13/10/2020, finishes 31/03/2021

Construction works have commenced for the Hydrogen Test Beds project, which is a first step in the development of hydrogen research at Hycel Technology Hub at the Warrnambool Campus. Works are not expected to be overly disruptive, however you may notice:

  • Trucks, excavators and other heavy machinery will be in operation in the area   
  • There will be some noise impacts, including safety beeping and general construction noise such as drilling and digging  
  • Trucks will be travelling along the access road adjacent to the work zone, past the Warrnambool and District Community Hospice.  

Construction is expected to be ongoing until late 2020 or early 2021.  

Further information 
Patrick Brislane
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 522 72697  

Improved Deakin Experience and Access (IDEA) Burwood - Burwood

Starts 30/09/2020, finishes 06/02/2021

Works are commmencing on the Improved Deakin Experience and Access (IDEA) project from Monday 5 October at the Burwood campus.

These works are focused on improving external accessways by upgrading the non-compliant walkways and ramps adjacent to Buildings H, Y and W. In addition to new landscaping and installation of lighting in the area.

Works are expected to be completed by late-January 2021.

Some of the car spaces at the eastern end of Car Park 3 will repurposed as a site shed for the program duration. Alternative spaces are available in Car Park 1.

During these works, there may be some noise and vibration impacts as demolition and concrete cutting is required. Very noise works will be programmed outside of business hours to minimise impacts.

Please follow all informational and directional signage to ensure your safety in the area.

Further information

Peter Ancona
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 5247 9679

All Buildings - Next Generation Security System (NGSS) - Burwood/Warrnambool/Waterfront/Waurn Ponds

Starts 01/09/2020, finishes 31/12/2021

After several years of investigation, preparation and testing, the Next Generation Security System (NGSS) project is now in full swing and will soon be commencing work to replace access card readers across Deakin doors on all our campuses and Learning Centres.  

The NGSS is an important and large-scale body of work that will enhance Deakin&rsquos security capabilities on all campuses. The project involves replacing the university&rsquos existing security alarm and door access system, as well as our emergency mass communications system. It will introduce contemporary technology that improves back-end administration, streamlines alarm management processes and lays the foundations for future tech improvements.  

 Works have started in Waurn Ponds and will continue until the end of 2021. Most of the project happens behind-the-scenes, but you may notice contractors replacing access card readers in your building. There might be some drilling noise while works are underway, but the impacts will be minimised as much as possible. Nobody should lose access to their building space, and once new card readers have been installed on doors your Deakin Card will automatically work. If you have any issues, you can contact  

Further infrormation


Multi-purpose Sports Court - Burwood

Starts 20/05/2020, finishes 28/02/2021

A new outdoor multi-purpose sports court is being constructed as part of Building LC project.

Works will commence from Monday 25 May and are expected to be completed in February 2021.

Located adjacent to Car Park 11, the new sport court also includes spectator seating, landscaping, new stair access and lighting.

Pedestrian access via the green stairs adjacent to the Burwood Link will be temporarily closed. However full access will remain across the Burwood Link or via Uganda Street.

Car Park 11 continues to remain closed while Building LC construction continues.

Further information

Hadrian Phillip
Infrastructure and Property Group
9246 8490

New Student Accommodation - Waurn Ponds

Starts 30/10/2019, finishes 31/03/2021

A new student accommodation precinct is being constructed at the Waurn Ponds Campus. The precinct will feature:

  • 32, two-level townhouses
  • Communal buildings
  •  Extension of Baxter Drive to connect to Residences Road
  • Landscaping throughout new areas

 Construction will commence in November and is due for completion in April 2021, until then, you will notice:

  • Large construction site within the current residential precinct
  • Closure to Car Parks 7, 9, and 10
  • Various vehicle and pedestrian access changes, please follow wayfinding signage
  • Noise impacts at varying levels for occupants in the buildings surrounding the construction zone
  •  Closure of the tennis courts alternative courts are available at Waurn Ponds Estate.


Further information
Saumya Brahma
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 5227 2262