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
10/10/2019BurwoodResearch Facility HH1 - Car Park 610/10/201929/02/2020
07/10/2019BurwoodBuilding BC - Garden Bed Maintenance07/10/201929/11/2019
04/10/2019BurwoodRevolving Door Works - Building BC04/10/201923/11/2019
02/10/2019WaterfrontBuilding D, Level 2 - Collaborative Learning Space Construction 02/10/201910/02/2020
30/09/2019Waurn PondsNicol Drive North Extension30/09/201931/12/2019
26/09/2019Waurn PondsPower Disruption - All Buildings - 19 October 26/09/201920/10/2019
26/09/2019Waurn PondsPower Disruption - All Buildings - 27 October 26/09/201927/10/2019
23/09/2019BurwoodPower shutdown - Building Y (Burwood)23/09/201914/10/2019
20/09/2019Waurn PondsBuilding NB - Renewal Project20/09/201901/05/2020
18/09/2019Waurn PondsAgriBusiness - Service Installation 18/09/201901/04/2020
16/09/2019BurwoodBuilding F - Improvement Works16/09/201920/10/2019
04/09/2019BurwoodBuilding Y - Roof and Guttering Improvements04/09/201914/10/2019
03/09/2019BurwoodBuilding J - Water Ingress Works03/09/201931/10/2019
29/08/2019BurwoodBuilding EF, Level 3 Improvement Works29/08/201931/10/2019
02/07/2019Waurn PondsBuilding IC - Imaginarium construction02/07/201901/03/2020
13/05/2019WaterfrontBuilding D - HVAC replacement project 13/05/201931/10/2019
02/05/2019Burwood
Waterfront
Waurn Ponds
Cladding Replacement Works02/05/201931/12/2019
26/03/2019WarrnamboolBuilding X demolition 26/03/201930/11/2019
01/03/2019Waurn PondsMicrogrid Solar Farm 27/05/201902/03/2020
27/02/2019BurwoodBuilding LA access improvements27/02/201931/10/2019
08/01/2019Waurn PondsBuilding KA Infill07/01/201931/12/2019
20/12/2018Waurn PondsBuilding NS, IISRI Expansion 19/11/201831/12/2019
22/11/2018Waurn PondsKids Plus Foundation22/11/201831/12/2019
19/06/2018BurwoodCar Park 11 - Closure19/06/201801/06/2020
14/06/2018BurwoodDeakin Law School Building (LC) construction14/06/201801/07/2020

Research Facility HH1 - Car Park 6 - Burwood

Starts 10/10/2019, finishes 29/02/2020

A temporary workspace is being constructed in Car Park 6, Level 1 (north-western corner) for the School of Life and Environmental Services staff and HDRs in preparation for the upcoming RISE Precinct Project.

To accommodate the temporary workspace, approximately 50 car spaces will be utilised during this period. Early works have now commenced, with main construction starting from Monday 21 October. It is expected the facility will be completed in late-December 2019. 

The construction of this temporary workspace will result in some noise and access implications. The construction program will be carefully designed to minimise impact on key university activities such as orientation and exams. 

Further information

Josh Tsui
Infrastructure and Property Group
9244 5326
josh.tsui@deakin.edu.au



Building BC - Garden Bed Maintenance - Burwood

Starts 07/10/2019, finishes 29/11/2019

The gardens beds along the Building BC plaza will be undergoing maintenance works over the coming weeks. Concrete repair and entry veranda works will also be undertaken.

These works will include the shifting of soil and rocks into hoarded off areas. There may be altered pathways and access routes, so please watch your step and follow all directional signage.

Further information
Alex D'Aloia
Infrastructure and Property Group
9246 8101
alex.daloia@dekain.edu.au



Revolving Door Works - Building BC - Burwood

Starts 04/10/2019, finishes 23/11/2019

Works to install a revolving door on Level 1, Building BC, Burwood Campus will commence on Monday 21 October to Friday 22 November

The revolving door is located on the northern side of Building BC and will connect the internal seating area of Foo Moo with the outdoor seating.

These works are expected to generate some noise and vibrations. While this cannot be avoided entirely, high impact activity will be scheduled outside of hours to minimise disruption to staff.

There will be no access via these doors, alternative access will maintained through the northern entrance, eastern entrance or southern entrance.

Further information

Peter Ancona
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 5247 9679
peter.ancona@deakin.edu.au



Building D, Level 2 - Collaborative Learning Space Construction - Waterfront

Starts 02/10/2019, finishes 10/02/2020

Works to convert two learning spaces at Waterfront Campus into a single large capacity learning space are commencing on Monday 7 October. 

These works will involve:

  • Demolition of the wall between D2.330 and D2.331 
  • New floor coverings 
  • Acoustic treatment to the northern wall
  • Plastering and painting works 
  • Removal of existing furniture and the installation of new, flexible furniture. 

Works are expected to be completed in early February, 2020. Until then, you can expect some construction noise and tradespeople moving through the area. There will be no access to D2.330 or D2.331 until works are completed. 

Further information

Samantha Eyck
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 5227 3703
samantha.eyck@deakin.edu.au 



Nicol Drive North Extension - Waurn Ponds

Starts 30/09/2019, finishes 31/12/2019

Nicol Drive North is being extended by 350m to the west, past Building NP - ManuFutures.

There will be no vehicle or pedestrian access past the roundabout (in a westerly direction) during construction of the new section of road. Traffic management and access for ManuFutures tenants will be arranged. Temporary fencing and signage will be in place around the site.

These works are expected to generate some dust and general construction noise, mainly from trucks and excavators.

Works are due to be completed by the end of 2019.

Further information
Mariska Cornelius
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 5247 9268
mariska.cornelius@deakin.edu.au



Power Disruption - All Buildings - 19 October - Waurn Ponds

Starts 26/09/2019, finishes 20/10/2019

Power to all buildings at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will be disrupted on Saturday 19 October, from 5am - 7am.

It is essential the shutdowns are carried out on these dates they are required to create new power connections for the new Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI) building that is currently under construction.

During the power disruption, entry to all buildings will not be permitted for safety reasons (unless approved prior).

Please ensure your computer is turned off prior to the shutdown to avoid loss of data. Please also consider if any other equipment will be adversely affected and take the appropriate steps prior to the shutdown.

Further information
Shane Emond
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 5227 2062
shane.emond@deakin.edu.au



Power Disruption - All Buildings - 27 October - Waurn Ponds

Starts 26/09/2019, finishes 27/10/2019

Power at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will be disrupted on Sunday 27 October as per the following: 

  • 6.30am - 10.30am (Buildings CR, NR, NJ, NK, NO, NP and NQ)
  • 12.30pm - 2.30pm (all buildings)  

It is essential the shutdowns are carried out on these dates they are required to create new power connections for the new Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI) building that is currently under construction.

During the power disruption, entry to all buildings will not be permitted for safety reasons (unless approved prior).

Please ensure your computer is turned off prior to the shutdown to avoid loss of data. Please also consider if any other equipment will be adversely affected and take the appropriate steps prior to the shutdown.

Further information
Shane Emond
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 5227 2062
shane.emond@deakin.edu.au



Power shutdown - Building Y (Burwood) - Burwood

Starts 23/09/2019, finishes 14/10/2019

The power to Building Y will be temporary shutdown for electrical switchboard upgrades from 6am to 6pm on the following dates and locations:

·         Building Y - Level 1 and 0, Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 October

·         Building Y -Level 2, Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 October

During this time there will be no access to the affected levels, and no power to lights, power sockets or air conditioning services. Please ensure all electrical equipment is turned off by close of business on the Friday prior to prevent data loss.

Further information

Peter Ancona
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 5247 9679
peter.ancona@deakin.edu.au



Building NB - Renewal Project - Waurn Ponds

Starts 20/09/2019, finishes 01/05/2020

A series of improvement and revitalisation works is taking place in Building NB, including:

  • Full roof replacement
  • External cladding upgrade
  • Replacement of the south facing windows
  • Refresh of the internal workspace and laboratory
  • Construction of a new communications room
  • Upgrade of existing amenities
  • Internal lighting upgrade with new energy-efficient LED&rsquos.

 There will be no access to Building NB during this renewal project, other than pre-authorised access to the laboratory.

Pedestrian detours will be in place around the building, please follow wayfinding signage when moving through the area. There will also be some general construction and machinery noise generated from these works.

Works are expected to be completed by April 2020.

Further information
Rod Taylor
Infrastructure and Property Group
rod.taylor@deakin.edu.au
61 3 5227 2657



AgriBusiness - Service Installation - Waurn Ponds

Starts 18/09/2019, finishes 01/04/2020

Critical service infrastructure to support future development in the AgriBusiness precinct is being installed. This precinct is located on the Waurn Ponds Campus to the west of Waurn Ponds Estate. 

Stage 1 works will commence on Friday 20 September and will involve contractors working to the west of the roundabout past Car Park 3 on Nicol Drive South, beyond Waurn Ponds Estate and ceasing at the Solar Farm construction site. Works will also be occurring at the lakeside north of Waurn Pond Estate and detours may be in place at the running track during this time.

 Trucks and excavators will be active on site, working on the left hand side of the road. The road will remain open at all times however there will be intermittent closures of various sections of the left lane required. During these times traffic diversions will be in place to direct you around work areas.

Works are expected to be completed by March 2020.

Further information

Mariska Cornelius
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 5247 9268
mariska.cornelius@deakin.edu.au



Building F - Improvement Works - Burwood

Starts 16/09/2019, finishes 20/10/2019

A series of improvements works will be undertaken in Building F, focusing on the DUSA Bookshop, amenities and fire stairwell.

Works will commence from Tuesday 17 September, with expected completion by Saturday 19 October.

The external lighting will be upgraded. Internal walls will be repainted and flooring refreshed in the DUSA bookshop, compliance features will be installed in the stairwell and a new vanity provided in the amenities.

During this time, the DUSA Bookshop will remain open and operational, however the amenities will be closed to facilitate these works. Alternative amenities are available in buildings E and D.

These works are expected to generate some noise and vibrations. While this cannot be avoided entirely, high impact activity will be scheduled outside of hours to minimise disruption to staff.

Further information

David Barber
Infrastructure and Property Group
9246 8199
david.barber@deakin.edu.au



Building Y - Roof and Guttering Improvements - Burwood

Starts 04/09/2019, finishes 14/10/2019

Building Y will be undergoing maintenance works to the roof and installation of new guttering systems from Saturday 7 September to Saturday 12 October, 7am to 4pm.

To complete these works, tradespeople require to access the internal ceiling panels in the following rooms:

  • Saturday 7 September - Access to rooms Y2.18 and Y2.16
  • Saturday 14 September - Access to rooms Y2.14.01 and Y2.14
  • Saturday 21 September - Access to rooms Y2.12, Y2.11 an Y2.10
  • Saturday 28 September - Access to rooms Y2.08 and Y2.07
  •  Saturday 5 October - Access to rooms Y2.05 and Y2.04
  • Saturday 12 October - Access to rooms Y2.02 and Y2.01.

To minimise disruption, the works have been schedule to occur on Saturdays only. Please ensure these areas are tidy, with any fragile items stored away for protection.

Further information

Peter Ancona
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 5247 9679
peter.ancona@deakin.edu.au



Building J - Water Ingress Works - Burwood

Starts 03/09/2019, finishes 31/10/2019

Remediation works to the façade of Building J are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 25 September to Thursday 31 October from 7am to 5pm.

Degraded caulking and sealant will be repaired and replaced around the eastern and western facade. The work will involve a rolling construction area around the building, utilising rope access and the lifting machinery such as a boom lift or elevated work platform.

There may be some noise and access impacts. While this cannot be avoided, very noisy or disruptive works will be programmed outside of work hours where possible to minimise disruption.

Please follow all directional signage to ensure your safety in these work areas.

Further information

Andrea Drake
Infrastructure and Property Group
9244 6998
andrea.drake@deakin.edu.au



Building EF, Level 3 Improvement Works - Burwood

Starts 29/08/2019, finishes 31/10/2019

Improvement works will be undertaken in Building EF, Level 3, Burwood Campus, from Monday 2 September to late-October. Upgrades will include new paint, replacement of carpet, new blinds and LED light fixtures, and improvements to the teapoint.

Access will be maintained to Level 3 during this time, however there will be some noise and vibration impacts. High impact works will be scheduled outside of hours to minimise disruption to staff. Please be aware of increased dust, fumes and construction staff working within the building.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve the aesthetics and of our staff workspaces.

Further information

Andrea Drake
Infrastructure and Property Group
9244 6998
andrea.drake@deakin.edu.au



Building IC - Imaginarium construction - Waurn Ponds

Starts 02/07/2019, finishes 01/03/2020

Construction of an Imaginarium and associated learning spaces in Building IC, Level 1 will be commencing on Friday 2 August. 

During construction, there will be some noise impacts and access changes. Please beware of tradespeople and wayfinding signage when moving through the area. 

Works are expected to be completed by Trimester 1, 2020.

Further information

Mariska Cornelius 
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 5247 9268
mariska.cornelius@deakin.edu.au



Building D - HVAC replacement project - Waterfront

Starts 13/05/2019, finishes 31/10/2019

The Heating, Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC) system is being replaced at the Waterfront Data Centre. in the underground carpark. 

 Contractors will be present in the plant rooms at each end of the data centre as well as in the data centre itself. You may notice some general construction noise and tradepeople moving around the area. 

Works are expected to be completed in October, 2019. 

Further information 

Stuart Driscoll
Infrastructure and Property Group
0447 052 518
stuart.driscoll@deakin.edu.au



Cladding Replacement Works - Burwood/Waterfront/Waurn Ponds

Starts 02/05/2019, finishes 31/12/2019

We are replacing sections of external wall cladding on select buildings at Burwood, Waurn Ponds and Waterfront campuses, as part of campus improvement and maintenance works.

The works will remove degraded and outdated cladding and external wall features, which will be replaced with modern materials. The Stage 2 locations are as follows:

Burwood: Building P, Building MB
Waurn Ponds: Building DD, Building NJ
Waterfront: Building AD, Building D and Building C

The above work periods are staggered, with all of Stage 2 excepted to be completed in December 2019.

Tradespeople will initially work to remove the existing material, followed by the installation of the new material. The work will involve a rolling construction area around the building, and the use of lifting machinery such as a boom lift or elevated work platform. There may be some noise and access impacts. While this cannot be avoided, very noisy or disruptive works will be programmed outside of work hours where possible to minimise disruption.Construction dates will be confirmed shortly.

Please follow all directional signage to ensure your safety in these work areas.

Further information

John Davey
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 5227 3642
john.davey@deakin.edu.au



Building X demolition - Warrnambool

Starts 26/03/2019, finishes 30/11/2019

Building X at the Warrnambool campus has reached its end of life and is being demolished, and is due to be completed by the end of October.

There will be some noise impacts and construction traffic in the area, however given the buildings location and proximity to the main areas of campus, these works are not expected to cause disruption to staff or students.

Further information: 

Mariska Cornelius
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 5247 9268
mariska.cornelius@deakin.edu.au 



Microgrid Solar Farm - Waurn Ponds

Starts 27/05/2019, finishes 02/03/2020

Deakin is partnering with AusNet Services and Mondo Power to establish a Renewable Energy Microgrid on our Waurn Ponds Campus.

A core component of the Renewable Energy Microgrid is the construction of a 14.5 hectare Solar Farm at the rear of campus. This will commence from Monday 27 May and extend through to early 2020.

Given its distance from neighbouring properties and other buildings on campus, noise generated from installation of the Solar Farm is not expected to cause disturbance.

Further information: 

Todd Leake
Infrastructure and Property Group
61 3 924 46263
todd.leake@deakin.edu.au



Building LA access improvements - Burwood

Starts 27/02/2019, finishes 31/10/2019

A new entry and lift are being installed on the eastern side of Building LA, Burwood Campus, from Monday 18 March as part of building access improvements.

This will help alleviate pedestrian congestion and improve the access and egress from Building LA to the broader campus.

Work periods will be staggered to minimise disruptions during key university periods. The project will be completed by late-October 2019.

Please be aware that pedestrian pathways are subject to change as construction progresses. Please follow directional signage to ensure your safety.

Further information:

Tony Gin
Infrastructure and Property Group
9246 8248 
t.gin@deakin.edu.au



Building KA Infill - Waurn Ponds

Starts 07/01/2019, finishes 31/12/2019

We're increasing space and creating a modern and flexible new work environment through the redevelopment of Building KA at the Waurn Ponds Campus. This will include:  infill of the central courtyard to create more floor space on Levels 3, 4 and 5, soft fit out of the new floor space on Levels 3 and 4, and full refurbishment of Level 5.

Access changes:

  • Site sheds will be positioned in the courtyard to the west of the building, so access to this area will be restricted
  • Kings Way will be partially blocked off, with access for construction staff, maintenance vehicles, delivery and service vehicles and emergency services only
  • Access to the internal courtyard will no longer be available, and will be blocked with hoarding
  • The Level 2 amenities will be allocated to construction staff staff based on Level 2 should use the amenities on Level 1 (currently being refurbished for you) or Level 3.

Construction impacts:

There will be some construction noise, access and services disruptions required to facilitate construction of the infill, such as: 

  • Visual distraction of construction equipment and contractors on site 
  • Noisy works such as demolition of courtyard structures, internal walls and existing services 
  • General construction noise such as banging, cutting, grinding and sawing 
  • Power and water outages (planned outages will be scheduled out of hours whenever possible).

The construction program will be carefully designed to minimise impact on key university activities such as orientation, exams and Open Day.

Thank you for your patience.

Read more on the building project web page

Further information:

Adam Fletcher
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 522 73431
adam.fletcher@deakin.edu.au



Building NS, IISRI Expansion - Waurn Ponds

Starts 19/11/2018, finishes 31/12/2019

Deakin is constructing a new building at its Waurn Ponds Campus, to consolidate and grow operations at the Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation (IISRI).

The new Building NS will be adjacent to the existing IISRI facilities in Building NQ, within the Future Economy Precinct.

Construction will take place between November 2018 and December 2019.

Construction of the new building will result in some access and noise disruption to adjacent building occupants and general car park users. While this cannot be totally avoided, works will be programmed to minimise disruption, particularly during high usage times and key periods of the university timetable.

Read more on the building project web page

Thank you for your patience.

Further information:

Saumya Brahma
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 522 72262
saumya.brahma@deakin.edu.au



Kids Plus Foundation - Waurn Ponds

Starts 22/11/2018, finishes 31/12/2019

The Kids Plus Foundation is building a new Centre for Therapy, Research and Training at Waurn Ponds Campus, adjacent to Car Park 8.

It will be located in close proximity to health services - Epworth Hospital and Deakin's Faculty of Health teaching and research facilities in Building DD - and will have a designated parking area for clients.

Construction will take place between November 2018 and December 2019.

A section of Car Park 8 will be closed during this time.

Construction of the new building will result in some access and noise disruption to adjacent building occupants and general car park users. While this cannot be totally avoided, works will be programmed to minimise disruption, particularly during high usage times and key periods of the university timetable.

Thank you for your patience.

Further information:

Stuart Driscoll
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 522 78827
stuart.driscoll@deakin.edu.au 



Car Park 11 - Closure - Burwood

Starts 19/06/2018, finishes 01/06/2020

Car Park 11 will be closed until Building LC construction completion in mid-2020. Pedestrian access will be maintained across the car park enabling connectivity between Gardiners Creek trail and the Elgar Road campus (near Building LP).

Alternative car spaces are available in Car Park 12 and Car Park 6.

Thank you for your patience as we build the new Deakin Law School Building (LC).

For more information:

John Hansen
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 9244 6671
john.hansen@deakin.edu.au



Deakin Law School Building (LC) construction - Burwood

Starts 14/06/2018, finishes 01/07/2020

The new Deakin Law School Building (Building LC) is under construction at the Elgar Road precinct.

There will be some impacts including noise, access and services disruptions required to facilitate the 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, 2020. Read more about it on the building project webpage deakin.edu.au/dlsbuilding

Further information:

John Hansen
Infrastructure and Property Group
03 9244 6671
john.hansen@deakin.edu.au