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
20/04/2018Waurn PondsExternal works - Building JB22/10/201807/12/2018
18/04/2018WarrnamboolQuadrangle upgrade18/04/201815/06/2018
16/04/2018BurwoodWater shutdown Buildings A, B, W, Y, H, J and P16/04/201825/04/2018
16/04/2018WaterfrontWater supply interruption, Building AD21/04/201821/04/2018
12/04/2018BurwoodNatural Gas Shutdown, Burwood Campus - Emergency Gas Works12/04/201830/04/2018
26/03/2018BurwoodElgar Road - Fire Main Upgrade26/03/201813/07/2018
22/03/2018BurwoodBuilding EA Refurbishment22/03/201809/07/2018
21/03/2018Waurn PondsPower interruption on 30 June30/06/201830/06/2018
15/03/2018BurwoodWorks commence on Building U15/03/201801/05/2018
05/03/2018BurwoodNew building (U) and closure of Car Park 305/03/201831/05/2018
15/01/2018BurwoodNew Student Central in Building N15/01/201801/07/2018
11/01/2018Waurn PondsBuilding LA Roof Works01/10/201730/04/2018
11/01/2018Waurn PondsBuilding IC Refurbishment01/10/201730/04/2018
26/06/2017WaterfrontHealth Facilities Upgrade17/07/201731/07/2018

External works - Building JB - Waurn Ponds

Starts 22/10/2018, finishes 07/12/2018

External upgrade works on the west and southern sides of Building JB at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus are scheduled to commence on Monday 22 October with an expected completion date of Friday 7 December 2018.

Works will including the removal and replacement of all Level 3 external windows, all external sun shades and a new facelift to the entire west and southern sides.

We will endeavour to keep noise and inconvenience to a minimum.

Further information
Rod Taylor
Facilities Services Division
Ph: 522 72657 or email rod.taylor@deakin.edu.au



Quadrangle upgrade - Warrnambool

Starts 18/04/2018, finishes 15/06/2018

Access through the quadrangle between Buildings H and B at the Warrnambool Campus is being upgraded with a new DDA compliant pathway, as well as a new airlock and automatic entry doors into Building B.

This will improve connectivity between our key student areas, including: Student Central, Brother Fox and DUSA, and the Library, Medical Centre and other student services.

Access pathways will be altered during construction works. Please mind your step and follow directional signage provided.

Works will be completed by mid-June.

Further information:

Leigh Moncrieff
Facilities Services Division
03 556 33354
leigh.moncrieff@deakin.edu.au



Water shutdown Buildings A, B, W, Y, H, J and P - Burwood

Starts 16/04/2018, finishes 25/04/2018

The water supply to Buildings A, B, W, Y, H, J and P at Burwood Campus will be shut down from:

  • 6.30pm Sunday 22 April to 2.30am Monday 23 April, and
  • 10pm Monday 23 April to 5am Tuesday 24 April.

This shutdown is required to facilitate the upgrade of the fire services infrastructure.

There will not be any running waterin the buildings at this time. Alternative facilities will be available in Buildings V and Student Central, Building HE.

Thank you for your patience as we continue work on increasing our capacity to manage fire incidents on campus.

Further information

Hadrian Phillip
Facilities Services Division
9246 8490
hadrian.p@deakin.edu.au



Water supply interruption, Building AD - Waterfront

Starts 21/04/2018, finishes 21/04/2018

The water supply to Building AD, Geelong Waterfront Campus, will be interrupted on Saturday 21 April 2018 from 7am to 11am. There will not be any water available in the building during this time.

This interruption is required to facilitate works as part of the Waterfront Health Consolidation and Upgrade project.

Further information:

Saumya Brahma
Facilities Services Division
522 72262
saumya.brahma@deakin.edu.au



Natural Gas Shutdown, Burwood Campus - Emergency Gas Works - Burwood

Starts 12/04/2018, finishes 30/04/2018

Due to Emergency Gas works the natural gas supply has been temporarily shutdown to a large number of buildings on the eastern side of the Burwood campus. These works are scheduled to be completed in the next 3 to 5 hours. 

Until these emergency rectification works are completed to the satisfaction of the Deakin representatives there will be no natural gas available on campus. This will impact hot water and showers to buildings on the eastern side of campus and food service in Building HD. Alternative are still available in Building H, V and BC during this outage. 

There may be a smell/presence of natural gas. There is no concern to public safety. Please follow security staff advice for pedestrian and traffic management.

Thank you for your patience as we work to rectify the disruption as soon as possible.

Further information

Hadrian Phillip
Facilities Services Division
9246 8490
hadrian.p@deakin.edu.au



Elgar Road - Fire Main Upgrade - Burwood

Starts 26/03/2018, finishes 13/07/2018

Over the coming months the fire services infrastructure is being upgraded in the Elgar Road Precinct.

The works will provide an independent fire ring main supply to Buildings EA, EB, EC, ED and EF. This will improve the Metropolitan Fire Brigade's ability to fight fires on campus, in addition to removing unsightly booster cabinets. 

Works are expected to commence on Monday 9 April, with completion scheduled for July 2018.

During construction there may be increased noise and access impacts in the area. Please follow directional signage and traffic management advice to ensure your safety in the area.

Specific access impact notifications will be provided via Yammer.

Further information:

Peter Ancona
Facilities Services Division
03 524 79679
peter.ancona@deakin.edu.au



Building EA Refurbishment - Burwood

Starts 22/03/2018, finishes 09/07/2018

Building EA, Level 1 is being refurbished to facilitate the expansion of DUELI.

Level 1 will be upgraded and converted into six new teaching spaces, an informal learning space and a new staff area. The new spaces are expected to be operational for Trimester 2, 2018.

During construction there may be noise and access interruptions affecting the staff in Building EA and neighbouring buildings.

From Monday 26 March you can expect:

  • Restricted access to Level 1. Full access will be available to Level 2 please follow directional signage.
  • Intermittent noise & all high noise building activities will be scheduled out of hours wherever possible.

Thank you for your patience as we upgrade facilities to ensure positive environments for the development of student English skills.

For further information:

Josh Tsui
Facilities Services Division
03 9244 5326
josh.tsui@deakin.edu.au



Power interruption on 30 June - Waurn Ponds

Starts 30/06/2018, finishes 30/06/2018

Power at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will be interrupted on Saturday 30 June 2018, from 6am to 6pm.

This is required to carry out essential maintenance works on the high voltage reticulation system.

The areas affected are summarised below.

During the power interruption, entry to the following affected buildings will not be permitted for safety reasons (unless approved prior):

  • Building DD
  • Buildings IB and IC
  • Building JB
  • Building JC
  • Building KE
  • Building OA
  • All DRS student residences
  • All IKE student residences.

Please ensure your computer is turned off prior to the shutdown to avoid loss of data.

Due to the duration of the power outage, please consider if any other equipment will be adversely affected and take the appropriate steps prior to the shutdown.

Further information:

Shane Emond
Facilities Services Division
shane.emond@deakin.edu.au



Works commence on Building U - Burwood

Starts 15/03/2018, finishes 01/05/2018

Works have now commenced on the new Specialised Indoor Exercise and Sport Science Building (U).

The works involve site establishment, demolition and services installation. There will be increased noise, dust and vibrations that may affect the surrounding buildings over the coming two weeks.

Car Park 3 is now closed. Alternative accessible car parking spaces have been provided in Car Park 1 and 10.

Thank you for your patience as we create a new building to support the 1 ranked sport science school in the world.

Read more about it on the building project web page: deakin.edu.au/sensbuilding 

Further information:

Cormac McCoy
Facilities Services Division
5247 9236
cormac.mccoy@deakin.edu.au



New building (U) and closure of Car Park 3 - Burwood

Starts 05/03/2018, finishes 31/05/2018

Early works on the new Specialised Indoor Exercise and Sport Science Teaching Building (U) will commence from Wednesday 14 March.

The early works involve site establishment, demolition works and service relocations.

Please note: Car Park 3 will be closed from 14 March to facilitate these works. Alternative accessible car parking spaces have been provided in Car Park 1 and 10.

There will be some construction noise, access and services disruptions required to facilitate construction of this new building.

Please follow directional signage and traffic management during this period, and follow Facilities Services Help Desk on Yammer for notifications on major interruptions.

The new building will be operational for Trimester 2, 2019.  Read more about it on the building project web page: deakin.edu.au/sensbuilding

Further information:

Cormac McCoy
Facilities Services Division
5247 9236
cormac.mccoy@deakin.edu.au

 



New Student Central in Building N - Burwood

Starts 15/01/2018, finishes 01/07/2018

Over the comings months, we will be converting space on Level 1 of Building N into a new Student Central Hub.

The Building N entrance on Level 1 will be closed from Tuesday 16 January for construction works. Alternative access is via Building M and the central atrium. Please follow directional signage provided.

There will be further construction noise, access and services disruptions required to facilitate construction of this new space. Please follow Facilities Services Help Desk on Yammer for specific impacts.

Thank you for your patience as we create this important facility to optimise and improve the student service experience.

Further information:

Tom Hartcher
Facilities Services Division
9244 6107
thartcher@deakin.edu.au



Building LA Roof Works - Waurn Ponds

Starts 01/10/2017, finishes 30/04/2018

Backlog maintenance works are underway in Building LA, Waurn Ponds Campus.

This involves external works to the roof to install new air conditioning units on purpose-built plant platforms and new roof sheeting. All gutters, down-pipes and flashings also will be replaced and the façade upgraded.

As contractors will be working above and surrounding the building, please take care in this area and watch your head when entering and exiting the building. Please follow directional signage.

Thank you for your patience.

Further information:

Mariska Cornelius
Facilities Services Division
524 79268
mariska.cornelius@deakin.edu.au

 



Building IC Refurbishment - Waurn Ponds

Starts 01/10/2017, finishes 30/04/2018

Facilities Services Division is currently working to improve the standard and amenity of the staff work environment within Building IC, Waurn Ponds Campus, and to address the maintenance liabilities in the building.

The refurbishment is being undertaken in stages to minimise impact on staff working within the area.

  • Stage 1 - Key circulation spaces (foyers and internal stairs, staff room and amenities) - October to December 2017
  • Stages 2 and 3 - Staff workspaces on Levels 1 and 2 - January to April 2018.

Alternative building access and internal routes will be in place to ensure your safety around the construction zones. Please follow directional signage provided.

Thank you for your patience.

Further information:

Mariska Cornelius
Facilities Services Division
524 79268
mariska.cornelius@deakin.edu.au



Health Facilities Upgrade - Waterfront

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

The located learning and staff accommodation for the Faculty of Health is being upgraded, with building works in sections of Building AD, levels 2 and 3, Geelong Waterfront Campus.

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

Access to the building zones will not be available during the constructions works. Entry points 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.

Read more about this project here.

Further information:

Jessica Rafter
Project Manager, Facilities Services Division
03 522 72940
jessica.rafter@deakin.edu.au