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
19/10/2018BurwoodTemporary power shutdown - Greenwood Park, Building GB, Level 319/10/201828/10/2018
15/10/2018BurwoodRefurbishment works - Disability Resource Centre15/10/201812/11/2018
09/10/2018BurwoodFacade Upgrades - Deakin Residential Services09/10/201831/01/2019
09/10/2018BurwoodUganda Street Redevelopment09/10/201801/02/2019
04/10/2018BurwoodTemporary Road Closure Holland Avenue04/10/201828/10/2018
27/09/2018BurwoodBuilding LA, Level 4 Deakin College Refurbishment27/09/201829/10/2018
11/09/2018BurwoodBuilding L refurbishment works 11/09/201830/11/2018
07/09/2018Waurn PondsNicol Drive South Extension10/09/201831/12/2018
16/08/2018BurwoodBuilding D Refurbishment16/08/201831/12/2018
07/08/2018BurwoodGreenwood Park Refurbishment - GB3, Stage 207/08/201828/03/2019
19/07/2018Waurn PondsOptometry Clinic Refurbishment01/08/201831/12/2018
18/07/2018BurwoodLibrary Upgrade - Building V18/07/201804/03/2019
19/06/2018BurwoodCar Park 11 - Closure19/06/201801/06/2020
14/06/2018BurwoodDeakin Law School Building (LC) construction14/06/201801/07/2020
20/04/2018Waurn PondsExternal works - Building JB22/10/201807/12/2018

Temporary power shutdown - Greenwood Park, Building GB, Level 3 - Burwood

Starts 19/10/2018, finishes 28/10/2018

A temporary power shutdown is scheduled at Greenwood Park, Building GB, Level 3 on Saturday 27 October from 6am to 5pm. This is for works to the electrical switchboards and ongoing construction activity. 

During this time there will be no power available to the area, which will affect lights, power sockets, air conditioning, doors, fridges/freezers etc.

Further information

Cormac McCoy
Facilities Services Division
03 5247 9236
cormac.mccoy@deakin.edu.au



Refurbishment works - Disability Resource Centre - Burwood

Starts 15/10/2018, finishes 12/11/2018

Refurbishment works in the Disability Resource Centre, Building B, Level 1 &ndash B1.03 and associated offices will commence on Friday 19 October. These works ensure DDA accessibility standards are met, enabling students and staff with disabilities to access the area.

In addition there will be new paint, carpet, furniture and acoustic treatments installed.

While some construction noise is unavoidable - such as drilling, hammering and sanding - noisy works will be scheduled outside of business hours to minimise impact on occupants. The refurbishment works are expected to be completed by Monday 12 November.

For further information

Andrea Drake
Facilities Services Division
03 9244 6998
andrea.drake@deakin.edu.au



Facade Upgrades - Deakin Residential Services - Burwood

Starts 09/10/2018, finishes 31/01/2019

Upgrades to the Deakin Residential Village are scheduled to commence from Tuesday 30 October 2018. The works address degraded external wall cladding and facades, which will be replaced with modern corrugated metal sheeting.

Works period
Tuesday 30 October - Late November
Building name
Grevillea and Hibiscus

Works period
Mid November - Late December
Building name
Eucalyptus, Callistemon, Banksia and Acacia

Please be aware of increased construction materials and construction staff working within the precinct.

Further information:

James Hepi
Facilities Services Division
03 9244 6494
james.hepi@deakin.edu.au



Uganda Street Redevelopment - Burwood

Starts 09/10/2018, finishes 01/02/2019

Uganda Street vehicular and pedestrian pathways are being redeveloped as part of the broader Deakin Law School Building (LC) project. The works will commence in late-October and will include:

  • A safe designated vehicular drop off lane for students and staff
  • Introduction of a car turning circle to alleviate traffic congestion
  • A raised road surface zone with reduced speed limits to 10km/h
  • New road surface
  • Introduction of bike lanes with connectivity to Car Park 12 end-of-trip facilities
  • A new DDA accessible pathway between Elgar Road and Building LC
  • Minor landscaping works, which will be expanded upon during Building LC completion.

The main works are expected to be completed in January 2019.

Traffic and pedestrian management plans will be in place during this period please follow all signage and directional information to ensure your safety. Please allow extra travel time if parking in this area.

For further information

Dylan Auret
Facilities Services Division
03 9246 8455
dylan.auret@deakin.edu.au



Temporary Road Closure Holland Avenue - Burwood

Starts 04/10/2018, finishes 28/10/2018

Holland Avenue adjacent to Building J will be temporarily closed on Saturday 6 October and again on Saturday 27 October from 6am to 3pm as part of Building U construction.

Vehicles will not be able to enter the campus via Entrance 1 - alternative entry is via Entrance 2.

Traffic will however be able to exit via Entrance 2 and Entrance 1.

For further information

Cormac McCoy
Facilities Services Division
03 5247 9236
cormac.mccoy@deakin.edu.au



Building LA, Level 4 Deakin College Refurbishment - Burwood

Starts 27/09/2018, finishes 29/10/2018

Refurbishment works for Deakin College are being undertaken in Building LA, Level 4, room LA4.111 from Friday 5 October.

The works will refresh the aesthetics and usability of the workspaces and increase staffing capacity. It will include new workstations, fresh paint, carpet and flooring, and improvements to the staff tea room.

Construction is expected to be completed by Sunday 28 October.

During construction there is a potential for noise disruption to occupants in Building LA. 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 staff workspace.

Further information:

Yana Shestakova
Facilities Services Division
03 5227 8969
yana.shestakova@deakin.edu.au



Building L refurbishment works - Burwood

Starts 11/09/2018, finishes 30/11/2018


Upgrades to amenities, stairwells and automatic doors are commencing in Building L from Monday 17 September.

This will include:

  • Amenities on Levels 1, 2 and 3
  • East and west stairwells - new acoustic panels, floor treatments, lighting improvements and fresh paint
  • Servicing of automatic doors and updating visual tactiles throughout building for people with vision impairments
  • Lecture Theatre 10 upgrade with new paint, carpet, light fixtures, acoustic panelling, window coverings and whiteboards, as well as a new informal student break out/waiting area.

Works will be staggered to allow staff and students to continue to use Building L during construction. Please be aware of increased dust, fumes and construction staff working within the building.

These works are expected to be completed in late-November 2018.

Further information:

Andrea Drake
Facilities Services Division
924 46998
andrea.drake@deakin.edu.au



Nicol Drive South Extension - Waurn Ponds

Starts 10/09/2018, finishes 31/12/2018

Nicol Drive South is being extended by 700m beyond Waurn Ponds Estate. The project will provide a new entry into Waurn Ponds Estate, as well a new gravel pedestrian pathway connected Waurn Ponds Estate to other pathways in the campus network. Fencing and landscaping works will also be undertaken.

The works will take place between September and December 2018.

Some temporary traffic and car park changes will be in place along Nicol Drive South and around Waurn Ponds Estate while construction is underway.

Heavy construction traffic will access the site via Campus Entrance 1 and Nicol Drive South. This may cause some noise and traffic delays in the area.  

Some sections of the gravel running track and external loop pathway around Nicol Drive South and Waurn Ponds Estate will be closed during the project, with redirections in place.

Appropriate signage and traffic management controls will be in place to manage these changes and minimise disruption. Thank you for your patience.

Read more about the project here

Further information:

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



Building D Refurbishment - Burwood

Starts 16/08/2018, finishes 31/12/2018

Refurbishment works in Building D will be commencing from Monday 27 August.

The works will improve the workspaces, amenities and circulation areas in the building and includes upgrades to kitchenettes, lighting, painting, carpet, foyer and minor office alterations.

Construction is expected to be completed in late-December 2018.

There will be some construction noise, access and service disruptions required to facilitate the improvement projects. Noisy works and service interruptions will be scheduled out of hours to reduce impact on staff.

For further information:

David Barber
9246 8199
Facilities Services Division
david.barber@deakin.edu.au



Greenwood Park Refurbishment - GB3, Stage 2 - Burwood

Starts 07/08/2018, finishes 28/03/2019

Refurbishment works are underway to create new industry-based learning facilities and an Interactive Digital Centre (IDC) at Greenwood Park &ndash Building GB, Level 3 - West.

Early preparation works will begin in August 2018 with main construction works commencing in September 2018. 

The expansion will transform 1280m2 into a home for Capstone Program within the School of IT, and an industry leading partnership with EON Reality Inc. at the IDC.

During construction there may be noise and other disruption for current occupants in Building GB. While this cannot be totally mitigated, very noisy or disruptive works will be programmed to minimise disruption.

Deliveries of good and materials will be facilitated through window openings within the construction space, minimising impact on common spaces and thoroughfares.

The new spaces are expected to be operational for Trimester 1, 2019.

Further information:

Hadrian Phillip
Facilities Services Division
hadrian.p@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:

Madi Walters
Facilities Services Division
03 5247 9573
madi.walters@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 
03 524 79679
peter.ancona@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



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 web page.

Further information:

John Hansen
Facilities Services Division
9244 6671
john.hansen@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
522 7265
rod.taylor@deakin.edu.au