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
22/01/2018BurwoodCar Park 12 Temporary Closure22/01/201828/01/2018
19/01/2018BurwoodRefurbishment of Teaching Spaces - Building LB, Level 222/01/201828/02/2018
17/01/2018WaterfrontPartial closure of Waterfront car park17/01/201829/01/2018
15/01/2018BurwoodNew Student Central in Building N15/01/201801/07/2018
11/01/2018Waurn PondsBuilding IC Refurbishment01/10/201730/04/2018
11/01/2018Waurn PondsBuilding LA Roof Works01/10/201730/04/2018
13/12/2017BurwoodEarly works for Building LC and partial closure of Car Park 1115/12/201701/04/2018
09/11/2017BurwoodLandscaping under the Burwood Link pedestrian bridge09/11/201716/02/2018
09/11/2017BurwoodNew Student Central in Building Y09/11/201728/02/2018
09/11/2017BurwoodRefurbishment works - Building HE, Level 109/11/201728/02/2018
31/10/2017BurwoodBurwood Fire Main Upgrade Stage 210/11/201728/02/2018
17/10/2017BurwoodCar Park 12 Expansion23/10/201728/02/2018
26/06/2017WaterfrontHealth Facilities Upgrade17/07/201731/07/2018

Car Park 12 Temporary Closure - Burwood

Starts 22/01/2018, finishes 28/01/2018

To facilitate painting works Car Park 12 will be fully closed from Wednesday 24 January to Saturday 27 January inclusive. This includes the on-grade, yellow permit and accessible parking.

Alternative car parking is available for students and staff in Car Park 6 or 11.

Read more about the Car Park 12 Expansion on the project webpage.

Further information:

Dylan Auret
Facilities Services
9246 8455



Refurbishment of Teaching Spaces - Building LB, Level 2 - Burwood

Starts 22/01/2018, finishes 28/02/2018

Several Teaching Spaces in Building LB, Level 2 at Burwood Campus are being refurbished. This will improve their functionality and enable Faculty of Business and Law staff to provide learning experiences based around group interaction, teamwork and peer feedback.

During construction, staff in Building LB may be affected by the following:

  • Construction staff moving through the area
  • Intermittent construction noise (high noise building activities will be scheduled out of hours wherever possible)
  • No access to the following spaces: LB2.100, LB2.207, LB2.307, LB2.308, LB2.309.

The building works are expected to be completed by late February so the refreshed Teaching Spaces are operational for T1, 2018.

Thank you for your patience as we improve these facilities for our students and staff.

Further information:

Tom Hartcher
Facilities Services Division
9944 610
thartcher@deakin.edu.au



Partial closure of Waterfront car park - Waterfront

Starts 17/01/2018, finishes 29/01/2018

A small portion of Car Park 2 at the Waterfront campus will be closed from Thursday 18 January until Monday 29 January. The closed section is in the north-west corner of the car park (as indicated here).

This partial closure is to support the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. It will be used by race officials in the lead up to and during the race.

Further information:

Events Team
events@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 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



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

 



Early works for Building LC and partial closure of Car Park 11 - Burwood

Starts 15/12/2017, finishes 01/04/2018

Early works on the new Deakin Law School Building (LC) are now underway.

The early works involve site establishment, demolition works, service relocations and relocation of the Car Park 11 entrance.

Please note: The northern section of Car Park 11 is now closed to facilitate these works.

An access route through the construction area to the southern section of the car park is still be available. Take note of directional signage and drive carefully through this area, being mindful of pedestrians.

Staff and students are encouraged to use Car Park 6, behind Central Precinct, until the Car Park 12 expansion is completed.

Read more on the new Building LC on the building project web page: deakin.edu.au/dlsbuilding

Further information:

Roger Clarkson
Facilities Services Division
9246 8086
roger.clarkson@deakin.edu.au



Landscaping under the Burwood Link pedestrian bridge - Burwood

Starts 09/11/2017, finishes 16/02/2018

Landscaping works are underway in the area under the new Burwood Link pedestrian bridge to improve Gardiners Creek Reserve and create more outdoor social space.

The landscaping elements will include native understorey planting, semi mature trees and mulching, an improved outdoor area adjacent to the food court in Building HD, and realignment of the bus stop on Holland Avenue.

Holland Avenue and all pedestrian pathways will remain open during the landscaping works however please be mindful of contractors working in the area.

The landscaping works and new outdoor area will be completed in February 2018. Thank you for your patience during these works.

Further information:

Roger Clarkson
Facilities Services Division
924 68086
roger.clarkson@deakin.edu.au



New Student Central in Building Y - Burwood

Starts 09/11/2017, finishes 28/02/2018

Over the next couple of months, we'll be converting space on Level 1 of Building Y at Burwood Campus into a new Student Central hub: Y1.101, Y1.01.01, Y1.03 and Y1.04.

There will be construction noise and services disruptions required to facilitate construction of these new spaces.

Thank you for your patience as we create this important new space to better support our students.

Further information:

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



Refurbishment works - Building HE, Level 1 - Burwood

Starts 09/11/2017, finishes 28/02/2018

Fitout works are underway to transform three general-purpose seminar spaces to a new converged learning space and languages laboratory, which will be predominately used by the Faculty of Arts and Education.

Rooms HE1.015, HE1.017 and HE1.018 on Level 1 of Building HE will be reallocated for these purposes. Room HE2.009.2 will also undergo changes to upgrade the communications capacity.

Existing users of rooms HE1.015, HE1.017 and HE1.018 will be re-allocated to other general-purpose seminar spaces.

Please excuse any construction noise while we create these new spaces, which will be operational for Trimester 1 2018.

Further information:

Dylan Auret
Facilities Services Division
9246 8455
dylan.auret@deakin.edu.au



Burwood Fire Main Upgrade Stage 2 - Burwood

Starts 10/11/2017, finishes 28/02/2018

Work is underway to upgrade the fire services infrastructure at Burwood Campus.

This major project will create an independent and dedicated fire main supply with individual building connection that will:

  • Improve the Metropolitan Fire Brigades ability to fight fires on campus.
  • Remove risks associated with reliance on the domestic water supply.
  • Improve the safety of students, staff and visitors.
  • Reduce maintenance and repair costs.
  • Rid the campus of unsightly booster cabinets and improve the appearance of the external perimeter.
  • Allow for future developments to achieve compliance with current Building Regulations 2006 and Australian Standards.

Work description

Stage 2 has four stages: A-D. This will involve a rolling construction site as the works move around campus from building to building.

These works will commence on 9 November and be completed by the end of February 2018, for commencement of Trimester 1.

Campus impact

Some traffic flow and noise disruptions are unavoidable.

Please allow additional travel time as there will be some minor traffic delays, and follow wayfinding signage and traffic management advice.

Further information:

Hadrian Phillip
Facilities Services Division
9246 8490
Email Hadrian Phillip



Car Park 12 Expansion - Burwood

Starts 23/10/2017, finishes 28/02/2018

We're increasing the car park capacity by adding two levels to the multi-level Car Park 12, in the Elgar Road Precinct.

During construction works, there will be some noise and other disruption however a number of steps will be taken to reduce this where practical.

Please note:

  • Approximately 180 spaces will remain open in Car Park 12 during most of the construction period, however there will be certain days where the whole car park will be closed.
  • The current orange permit spaces in Car Park 12, Level 1, will remain accessible.
  • The current accessible car park spaces will not be available - additional accessible spaces will be provided in Car Park 6.
  • There will be some pathway closures &ndash please follow signage along alternative routes.

Students and staff are encouraged to use Car Park 6 as an alternative during these works.

Please take care when in this area and follow traffic management advice. Thank you for your patience as we boost the car parking capacity on campus.

Details on the Car Park 12 Expansion are available on the building project web page.

Further information:

Dylan Auret
Facilities Services Division
9246 8455
dylan.auret@deakin.edu.au



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
jessica.rafter@deakin.edu.au