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
21/02/2017Waurn PondsNew building for ManuFutures 21/02/201722/12/2017
16/02/2017BurwoodBennettswood Pavilion Upgrade16/02/201701/12/2017
21/12/2016BurwoodBuilding HE Refurbishment21/12/201624/02/2017
03/11/2016WaterfrontCar Park 303/11/201631/07/2018
26/09/2016BurwoodNewsroom and Creative Media Lab03/10/201603/03/2017
15/09/2016WaterfrontBuilding C Upgrade 15/09/201631/05/2017
15/09/2016Waurn PondsBuilding NA Level 2 Upgrade01/12/201631/03/2017
15/09/2016Waurn PondsBuilding KA Level 4 Upgrade 15/09/201631/03/2017
24/08/2016BurwoodCentral Precinct Upgrade24/08/201603/03/2017
13/07/2016Waurn PondsPartial refurbishment of Building IA27/10/201624/02/2017

New building for ManuFutures - 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.

Read more at deakin.edu.au/manufutures

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
customer.service@whitehorse.vic.gov.au



Building HE Refurbishment - Burwood

Starts 21/12/2016, finishes 24/02/2017

Refurbishment works in Building HE, HE1.013 and HE1.021, at the Melbourne Burwood Campus are scheduled to be carried out from Wednesday 11 January 2017 to Friday 24 February 2017.

The refurbishment works will create new and refreshed computer labs for a better learning experience.

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

Further information:

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



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
03 9244 6263
Email Todd Leake



Newsroom and Creative Media Lab - Burwood

Starts 03/10/2016, finishes 03/03/2017

Levels 2, 3 and 4 in building P at the Melbourne Burwood Campus is undergoing a major refurbishment to provide a Newsroom and Creative Media Lab for media, communication and creative arts students.

This project will provide:

  • Green Screen Studio
  • Collaborative News Production Area 
  • Creative Media Lab
  • Editing Booths 
  • Digital Print Room
  • Agile Creative Spaces
  • Informal Learning Spaces
  • General Teaching Spaces.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum, and will schedule the works program around the exam period.

Please follow pedestrian detour signage to alternative stairways and amenities as required.

The refurbishment works are expected to be completed by T1, 2017.

Further information:

Josh Tsui
Facilities Services Division
03 9244 5326
Email Josh Tsui



Building C Upgrade - Waterfront

Starts 15/09/2016, finishes 31/05/2017

Staged maintenance and compliance upgrade works will be carried out to all four levels of Building C in Waterfront Campus starting in mid-November, with an expected completion in May 2017.

The works will include demolition, floor finishes, wall finishes, ceiling works, lighting upgrade, amenities and kitchen refurbishments.

Access will be restricted to certain sections during the works. Appropriate signage will be in place with updated advice as closures occur.

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

Further information:

Saumya Brahma
Facilities Services Division
52272262
Email Saumya Brahma



Building NA Level 2 Upgrade - Waurn Ponds

Starts 01/12/2016, finishes 31/03/2017

Works to fitout NA2.403.1 (HDR space) in Building NA at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus are scheduled to commence in December 2016 with an expected completion in March 2017.

The works will include demolition, floor finishes, wall finishes, ceiling works, electrical, mechanical upgrade, furniture fit out and extension to male toilets.

Access will be restricted however appropriate signage will be in place with updated advice as closures occur.

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

Further information:

Saumya Brahma
Facilities Services Division
52272262 
Email Saumya Brahma 



Building KA Level 4 Upgrade - Waurn Ponds

Starts 15/09/2016, finishes 31/03/2017

Backlog upgrade works will be carried out to labs KA.201 KA4.203 KA4.503 and to the North West wing of KA level 4 in Waurn Ponds Campus starting in mid-October, with an expected completion in March 2017.

The works will include demolition, floor finishes, wall finishes, ceiling works, lighting upgrade, mechanical upgrade, amenities upgrade, open plan offices and fit out.

Access will be restricted during the works however appropriate signage will be in place with updated advice as closures occur.

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

Further information:

Saumya Brahma
Facilities Services Division
52272262
Email Saumya Brahma



Central Precinct Upgrade - Burwood

Starts 24/08/2016, finishes 03/03/2017

Construction works continue on the Central Precinct Upgrade (Building HE) and are expected through to March 2017.

This project will deliver a new and improved heart for the Burwood Campus, transforming and brightening the current space. The precinct will become a contemporary, flexible hub that will feature a range of social and study areas including innovative, informal learning spaces.

The works will include:

  • installation of an environmentally responsive façade for the newly installed roof (allowing for optimal thermal comfort)
  • fit out of the plaza on Level 2 (including a seating and stage area)
  • construction of the Level 3 mezzanine (including a student community lounge and informal learning spaces)
  • construction of an additional pedestrian bridge (connecting the precinct to Building P)
  • refurbishment of Deakin Central.

Read about the project here

During this project:

  • Student Central will operate from Building H, Level 2
  • There is no lift available to Building HE and HB Levels 2 and 3 - access is via stairs only
  • General entry to the sports hall (Building HB) will be via the multilevel carpark level 1
  • The building P courtyard is currently closed
  • The external stairs on the walkway at the front of Building P reamin closed. Alternative access is available through the internal stairs in Building P.
  • Contractors will continue to work after hours (7 pm to 5 am) around the Central Precinct.

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

If you have any access concerns as a result of these construction works, please contact the project manager as per the details below.

Further information:

Lisa Satta
03 9244 6246
Email Lisa Satta



Partial refurbishment of Building IA - Waurn Ponds

Starts 27/10/2016, finishes 24/02/2017

Building IA at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will undergo a partial refurbishment with works scheduled to commence on Thursday 27 October and an expected completion date of Friday 24 February 2017.

The works will include:

  • a full upgrade of the lighting, acoustic elements, network and AV capabilities in Lecture Theatre 1
    replacement and upgrade of switchboards
  • incorporate a new airlock with unisex accessibility, unisex ambulant toilets and male and female shower facilities
  • replacement of the existing roof sheeting, flashings and gutters.

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

Further information:

Rod Taylor
03 522 72657
Email Rod Taylor