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
13/04/2017Waurn PondsRefurbishment L2 office space - Building DA19/04/201725/05/2017
11/04/2017BurwoodTemporary Learning Spaces11/04/201730/06/2017
11/04/2017Waurn PondsBuilding IB Refurbishment11/04/201731/08/2017
28/03/2017BurwoodCar Park 11 disruptions29/03/201731/07/2017
07/03/2017Waurn PondsPower disruption07/03/201702/07/2017
21/02/2017Waurn PondsNew ManuFutures building21/02/201722/12/2017
16/02/2017BurwoodBennettswood Pavilion Upgrade16/02/201701/12/2017
03/11/2016WaterfrontCar Park 303/11/201631/07/2018
10/10/2016BurwoodBurwood Link construction10/10/201631/07/2017
15/09/2016WaterfrontBuilding C Upgrade 15/09/201631/05/2017

Refurbishment L2 office space - Building DA - Waurn Ponds

Starts 19/04/2017, finishes 25/05/2017


Works to refurbish the level 2 office space in Building DA at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 19 April with an expected completion of Thursday 25 May 2017.

The works involve the creation of a new open plan office space and associated fit out and finishes.

Areas affected include the office spaces previously DA2.016 through DA2.022. Access to these areas will be restricted during this time. There may also be minor disruption to the landing space DA2.001.1

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

For further information, please contact Ryan Burville in the Facilities Services Division on 52479382 or email


Temporary Learning Spaces - Burwood

Starts 11/04/2017, finishes 30/06/2017

Four temporary teaching spaces are being installed in the Elgar Road Precinct of Burwood Campus to add additional teaching capacity.

Known as Building LP, the portable teaching buildings will be located between Building LB and Car Park 11.

The buildings will be delivered on site in April. The services connections, fitout works (including AV) and access ramps will then follow, with expected completion for Trimester 2, 2017.

During the classroom installation, sections of Car Park 11 will be closed and alternative pedestrian pathways may be required. Please follow pedestrian detour signage around the construction area as required.

Further information:

Pamelia Thng
Facilities Services Division
924 46353
Email Pamelia Thng

Building IB Refurbishment - Waurn Ponds

Starts 11/04/2017, finishes 31/08/2017

The interior fitout of Building IB at the Waurn Ponds Campus is undergoing a significant refurbishment to support collaborative and specialised Arts and Education teaching, from April to August 2017.

During this time, the only access available to Building IB will be to Lecture Theatre IB3.232, which is accessed via external pathways only.

Please follow pedestrian detour signage around the construction area as required. We shall endeavour to keep any noise or inconvenience caused by the works to a minimum.

The refurbishment works are expected to be completed by the end of August 2017.

Read more about the project here

Further information:

Simon Taylor
Facilities Services Division
03 5227 2943
Email Simon Taylor

Car Park 11 disruptions - Burwood

Starts 29/03/2017, finishes 31/07/2017

There will be disruption to parking in Car Park 11, off Uganda Street at Burwood Campus, from Wednesday 29 March 2017 until mid-July.

Sections of the car park will be closed at various times to facilitate building works for the Burwood Link pedestrian bridge. This includes full closures from:

  • 19 - 23 April
  • 9 May to mid-July.

Please follow the advice of traffic management personnel as required.

Thank you for your patience as we undertake this important building project.

Read more about the Burwood Link


Further information:


Mike David
Facilities Services Division
9244 6244
Email Mike David


Power disruption - Waurn Ponds

Starts 07/03/2017, finishes 02/07/2017

The power at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus will be disrupted on Saturday 1 July 2017, from 6 am to 6 pm. 
This shutdown is required to carry out essential maintenance works on the high voltage reticulation system.  
During the power disruption, entry to the following affected buildings will not be permitted for safety reasons (unless approved prior):

  • Buildings KA, KC
  • Buildings DB
  • Buildings NA, NB, NC, ND, NE, NG, and NI
  • Buildings NJ, NK and NR
  • Buildings LA, LB, LC, LH
  • Buildings LP, LQ, LJ, LI, LL
  • Communications Towers MA, MB and MC.

Please ensure your computer is turned off prior to the shutdown to avoid loss of data. 
Due to the duration of the power outage, please consider if any other equipment will be adversely affected and take the appropriate steps prior to the shutdown. 
Further information:

Shane Emond
Facilities Services Division

New ManuFutures building - 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.


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

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
Facilities Services Division
03 9244 6263
Email Todd Leake

Burwood Link construction - Burwood

Starts 10/10/2016, finishes 31/07/2017

Constructionis underway on the new Burwood Link pedestrian crossing over Gardiners Creek Reserve.


The Burwood Link will provide an accessible, safe and convenient way move across the Melbourne Burwood Campus.


On the Elgar Road side of campus it will commence in the area in front of buildings LA and LB. On the main campus, it will be accessed from level 2 of building HF, the Central Precinct.


The Gardiners Creek Reserve and most pathways will remain open throughout the construction period. However there will be some re-routing along alternative pathways required at times to ensure your safety.


Clear signage will be maintained around the site and wayfinding signage will be clearly visible during the construction phase.


Car parking in Car Park 11 will also be disrupted. Traffic management personnel will provide safety advice as required.


Thank you for your patience during this important project.




Further information:


Mike David
Facilities Services Division
9244 6244
Email Mike David

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
Email Saumya Brahma