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
26/09/2016BurwoodNewsroom and Creative Media Lab03/10/201603/03/2017
23/09/2016BurwoodRoad Closure - Deakin Ring Road27/09/201628/09/2016
20/09/2016BurwoodBurwood Fire Main Upgrade20/09/201631/01/2017
15/09/2016Waurn PondsBuilding NA Level 2 Upgrade01/12/201631/03/2017
15/09/2016Waurn PondsBuilding KA4 Upgrade 15/09/201631/03/2017
15/09/2016WaterfrontBuilding C Upgrade 15/09/201631/05/2017
13/09/2016Burwood
Waterfront
Waurn Ponds
Lift upgrades are progressing13/09/201631/12/2016
24/08/2016BurwoodCentral Precinct Upgrade24/08/201603/03/2017
12/08/2016BurwoodLevel 2 toilets Building HC29/08/201607/10/2016
01/08/2016BurwoodFacade cleaning Building C29/08/201607/10/2016
14/07/2016BurwoodBuilding C, Level 114/07/201603/10/2016
13/07/2016Waurn PondsPartial refurbishment of Building IA27/10/201624/02/2017
06/06/2016WaterfrontPercy Baxter Lecture Theatre Upgrade01/10/201601/02/2017
31/05/2016Waurn PondsCADET Landscape Project20/06/201614/10/2016
23/02/2015BurwoodBuilding M and new Atrium Project24/02/201530/11/2016

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



Road Closure - Deakin Ring Road - Burwood

Starts 27/09/2016, finishes 28/09/2016

Works to resurface the road between Building K and the Electrical Substation outside Building M will occur on Tuesday 27/09/2016 to Wednesday 28/09/2016.

The resurfacing will require work along the East edge of Deakin Ring Road during working hours.

During these works a traffic management plan will be implemented allowing traffic past the works on a single shared lane. The footpaths along Deakin Ring Road will not be affected.

Access to Building M from Deakin Ring Road may be affected temporarily during these works however coordination will be undertaken to minimise this interruption.  

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

Further information:

Dylan Auret
Facilities Services Division
924 68455
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Burwood Fire Main Upgrade - Burwood

Starts 20/09/2016, finishes 31/01/2017

Works to upgrade the fire ring main around Burwood Campus will take place over the coming months to ensure we are FIRE READY in an event of such emergency. 

However, this does mean some minor inconveniences due to construction. The construction path will be along the access road behind building BC, along Holland Avenue connecting to Central Precinct, then continuing between the Library and building HB through carpark 7, and connecting in-between buildings L and M.

Construction is scheduled to take place between September 2016 and early January 2017, and will be completed in stages as the construction site moves around campus.

We are mindful of the University operations during these times and will work to ensure minimal inconvenience. Areas directly affected by these works will be notified accordingly.

Please allow some additional travel time as there will be some minor traffic delays around campus.

Clear signage will be maintained around the construction site and wayfinding signage will be clearly visible to redirect pedestrians. Traffic management personnel will provide safety advice as required.

Thank you for your patience during this important project.

Further information:

Hadrian Phillip
Facilities Services Division
9246 8489
Email Hadrian Phillip



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 KA4 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



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



Lift upgrades are progressing - Burwood/Waterfront/Waurn Ponds

Starts 13/09/2016, finishes 31/12/2016

Works to upgrade a number of passenger lifts across the Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront and Geelong Waurn Ponds Campuses are progressing well and running to schedule.

Facilities Services is pleased to advise the status of the project.

Burwood

Buildings LA, LB, I, J and P are complete
Buildings C, D and V are in progress
Buildings B, T and W are pending with works scheduled for November

Waurn Ponds

Lifts in buildings IB, IC, JB, KA, KC, NA will be upgraded between September 2016 and March 2017.

Buildings KA, NA and JB will be the first to start in September

Waterfront

Lifts in buildings AD, C and D will be upgraded between October and December 2016.

Facilities Services continues to work with key stakeholders to ensure any concerns are addressed and have strategies in place for impacted occupants. Detailed timeframes and regular updates will be provided throughout this project.

Signage is being developed for entry points to the affected buildings and at the lifts, with alternative paths of egress offered.

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

Further information:

James Hepi
Facilities Services Division
924 46494
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Central Precinct Upgrade - Burwood

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

Construction works have commenced on the Central Precinct Upgrade (Building HE) and are expected to continue until 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.

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
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Level 2 toilets Building HC - Burwood

Starts 29/08/2016, finishes 07/10/2016

Works to refurbish the LT13 toilets on level 2 of Building HC at the Melbourne Burwood Campus are scheduled to commence on Monday 29 August with an expected completion date of Friday 7 October 2016.

The work will entail full demolition and fit out of the male, female and ambulant toilets and washroom space.

Alternative toilets may be found on the ground floor of Building HB, opposite the bus turnaround.

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

Further information:

David Barber
924 68199 
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Facade cleaning Building C - Burwood

Starts 29/08/2016, finishes 07/10/2016

Works to repair signage and pressure clean the exterior of Building C at the Melbourne Burwood Campus are scheduled to commence on Monday 29 August with an expected completion date of Friday 7 October 2016.

Traffic management and directional signage will be in place as works progress around the building.

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

Further information:

David Barber
9246 8199
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Building C, Level 1 - Burwood

Starts 14/07/2016, finishes 03/10/2016

Please note the following due to construction works commencing on Building C Level 1 on Monday 18 July 2016.

Building C Level 1, rooms C1.11-C1.15 including part of C1.04 will be closed from Monday 18 July 2016 during normal business hours and after hours to allow for the construction works.

In addition to the above please note, 4 Car parking bays in Car Park 2 at the Burwood Campus will also be closed from Monday 18 July 2016 during normal business hours and after hours to allow for the construction works. It will reopen again for use on Monday 3 October.

We will endeavor to minimise any inconvenience caused by the closure.

Further information:

Hadrian Phillip
9246 8489
Email Hadrian Phillip



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
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Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre Upgrade - Waterfront

Starts 01/10/2016, finishes 01/02/2017

Works to upgrade the Percy Baxter Lecture Theatre (D2.193 & D2.194)  in Building D at the Geelong Waterfront Campus is  scheduled to commence in mid-October 2016 with an expected completion date of 30 January 2017.

The works will include Demolition, new lecture seating, floor finishes, wall finishes, ceiling works, Electrical and AV upgrade.

Access will be restricted. 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
03 5227 2262
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CADET Landscape Project - Waurn Ponds

Starts 20/06/2016, finishes 14/10/2016

Landscape and civil works are continuing in the area between Buildings KE (CADET), KA and JC (Library) and Carpark 2 on Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.

The project includes:

  • An outdoor landscaped amphitheatre with WiFi, lighting and associated power
  • An accessible landscaped pathway linking the CADET Building to the library and central campus area
  • Additional car park spaces in Carpark 2.

During construction temporary pedestrian pathway routes will be in place and the northern section of Carpark 2 will be closed. There is an alternative entrance to Carpark 2 at the southern end.

We shall endeavour to keep any noise and inconvenience to a minimum.

Further information:

Mariska Cornelius
03 5247 9268
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Mariska Cornelius



Building M and new Atrium Project - Burwood

Starts 24/02/2015, finishes 30/11/2016

Works are scheduled to refurbish and construct the following at the Melbourne Burwood Campus with start dates and estimate completion dates illustrated below:

New Atrium - starts 24 February 2015, expected completion November 2016
Building M Level 3 - starts June 2015, expected completion February 2016
Building M Levels 1 and 2 - starts March 2016, expected completion November 2016

We ensure to do our best in keeping noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum. We endeavour to do so through weekly impact meetings with the builder and regular communication with assigned building contacts (Ritesh Foolchand for Buildings G and N and Michael Holmes for Buildings L and M).

Further information:

Todd Leake
03 9244 6263
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