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
20/07/2018BurwoodTemporary power shutdown - Buildings EA, EB, EF, EC and Ed20/07/201825/07/2018
20/07/2018BurwoodCar Park 1 - Temporary Exit Closure20/07/201802/08/2018
19/07/2018Waurn PondsOptometry Clinic Refurbishment01/08/201831/12/2018
18/07/2018BurwoodLibrary Upgrade - Building V18/07/201804/03/2019
16/07/2018BurwoodFire Main Works - Elgar Road Precinct16/07/201814/08/2018
13/07/2018BurwoodTemporary Power Shutdown Building L, Level 113/07/201822/07/2018
02/07/2018WaterfrontBuilding AD Level 5 eSolutions workspace02/07/201831/07/2018
02/07/2018WaterfrontNew media rooms 02/07/201831/08/2018
19/06/2018BurwoodCar Park 11 - Closure19/06/201801/06/2020
14/06/2018BurwoodMain works commence at the Deakin Law School Building (LC)14/06/201801/07/2020
08/06/2018Waurn PondsCentral Plaza Upgrade, Building JB08/06/201830/09/2018
20/04/2018Waurn PondsExternal works - Building JB22/10/201807/12/2018

Temporary power shutdown - Buildings EA, EB, EF, EC and Ed - Burwood

Starts 20/07/2018, finishes 25/07/2018

A United Energy power shutdown is scheduled on Tuesday 24 July, from 5am to 8.30pm impacting on Buildings EA, EB, EF, EC and ED. Facilities Services Division will provide generators for this day to ensure staff and students are able to continue work and study as usual. The power shutdown will not affect normal classes and work in these buildings.

From 9.30pm to 11.30pm power will be temporarily shut down to Buildings EA, EB, EF, EC and ED as it is reconnected to the main switchboard. This will affect automatic doors, swipe access, lights, power sockets and air-conditioning.

Please ensure your computers are turned off at the end of the day to avoid data loss.

Further information:

Facilities Services Division
9244 6246
helpdesk@deakin.edu.au



Car Park 1 - Temporary Exit Closure - Burwood

Starts 20/07/2018, finishes 02/08/2018

As part of Building U construction, closures to Car Park 1 exit onto Holland Avenue are scheduled from 7am to 4pm on:

  • Thursday 26 July
  • Wednesday 1 August

This is to allow for concrete trucks access as part of ground slab pouring. Car Park 1 will remain open during this period however all cars are required to enter and exit Car Park 1 from the opening closest to Building BC and Entrance 2.

Please allow additional travel time when driving around the campus.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to grow the number 1 ranked sport science school in the world.

Further information:

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



Optometry Clinic Refurbishment - Waurn Ponds

Starts 01/08/2018, finishes 31/12/2018

Deakin is upgrading the Optometry Clinic at Waurn Ponds Campus, Building DD, Level 3.

This will involve demolition of the existing Optometry Clinic (internal structures) and fit out of the new clinic within the same space.

There is a potential for noise disruption to occupants in Building DD during construction of the new Optometry Clinic. While this cannot be avoided, very noisy or disruptive works will be programmed to minimise disruption, particularly during key periods of the university timetable.

Thank you for your patience as we upgrade this important teaching and research space.

Further information:

Rohan Eves
Facilities Services Division
61 3 522 78789
rohan.eves@deakin.edu.au



Library Upgrade - Building V - Burwood

Starts 18/07/2018, finishes 04/03/2019

Deakin is upgrading the Library (Building V) at Burwood to provide more study space options, new and improved facilities and 24/7 access.

Furniture upgrades will commence in August 2018, and construction of the new amenities in October 2018.

A new section in the north-west corner of the library will be constructed over two levels to provide additional amenities, as well as the first Changing Places facility on campus. Construction works will commence in October, after exams.

The full upgrade will be complete and operational by Trimester 1, 2019.

The library will remain fully operational during the refurbishment, however there may be changes to the availability of study spaces during this time.

There is a potential for noise disruption during construction of the new amenities in the north-west corner. While this cannot be totally mitigated, very noisy or disruptive works will be programmed to minimise disruption, particularly during high periods of use.

We thank you for your patience.

Further information:

Peter Ancona

Facilities Services Division

61 3 524 79679
peter.ancona@deakin.edu.au



Fire Main Works - Elgar Road Precinct - Burwood

Starts 16/07/2018, finishes 14/08/2018

As part of the Fire Main upgrades at the Elgar Road Precinct, works including pipework laying will be undertaken from Monday 16 July to Monday 13 August through the garden adjacent to CP11 and Building LB.

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

Further information:

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



Temporary Power Shutdown Building L, Level 1 - Burwood

Starts 13/07/2018, finishes 22/07/2018

Power will be shutdown to Building L, Level 1 on Friday 20 July from 6pm till 12am. This shutdown is required as part of electrical upgrades and testing to the switchboard. Levels 2 and 3 will maintain power during this period.

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

For further information: 

Yana Shestakova
Facilities Services Division
5227 8969
yana.shestakova@deakin.edu.au



Building AD Level 5 eSolutions workspace - Waterfront

Starts 02/07/2018, finishes 31/07/2018

The eSolutions staff workspace at Waterfront Campus - Building AD, Level 5 - is being upgraded to accommodate growth within the team.

This upgrade will include new furniture, electrical works and improvements to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.

Works will commence on Monday 8 July and be completed on Monday 30 July.

There will be construction noise and services and access disruptions required to facilitate these works. This is unavoidable however will be minimised where possible. Please note that one lift will be allocated to project during this period, which may result in slight delays when using the lifts.

Thank you for your patience.

Further information:

Madi Walters
Facilities Services Division 
03 524 79573
madi.walters@deakin.edu.au



New media rooms - Waterfront

Starts 02/07/2018, finishes 31/08/2018

Work have just commenced to create two new centrally bookable multi-discipline media rooms - Rooms AD2.204 and AD2.206 - that are designed for lecture recording.

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

It is expected that construction will be completed in August, at which time the eSolutions team will commence their work to install the AV equipment.

Thank you for your patience during the works.

Further information:

Saumya Brahma
Facilities Services Division
03 522 72262
saumya.brahma@deakin.edu.au



Car Park 11 - Closure - Burwood

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

Car Park 11 will be closed from Monday 16 July through to 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
Facilities Services Division
03 9244 6671
john.hansen@deakin.edu.au



Main works commence at the Deakin Law School Building (LC) - Burwood

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

The new Deakin Law School 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 web page.

Further information:

John Hansen
Facilities Services Division
9244 6671
john.hansen@deakin.edu.au



Central Plaza Upgrade, Building JB - Waurn Ponds

Starts 08/06/2018, finishes 30/09/2018

Over the coming months, we will be transforming the Central Plaza precinct - Building JB - into a modern, accessible and engaging student space.

The first stage of works, to be operational in September 2018, will include a new Student Central hub, Learning Hub and Pods, and revitalised DUSA lounge with staff workspace on Level 1.

Access to the construction areas will not be available during the building works. Entry points will be blocked off with hoarding. This includes a section of the event area in Building JB, Level 1.

Pedestrian pathways through Building JB will change slightly once the building site is established. Please follow wayfinding signage provided.

The internal stairwell between the event space on Level 1 (to the east of Market Hall) and the informal learning space on Level 2 that overlooks Union Green will be closed. Please use the main central stairs only.

There will be some construction noise, access and services disruptions required to facilitate this improvements project. This is unavoidable however will be minimised as much as possible. Please follow Facilities Services Help Desk on Yammer for notifications of significant campus access impacts.

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

Further information:

Saumya Brahma
Facilities Services Division
03 522 72262
saumya.brahma@deakin.edu.au



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