The listings below show active works across our campuses that will be ongoing for more than one week and/or are in a prominent area. Please click on the relevant headline for more information about each project, including the contact details of the project manager in case you have any questions or concerns.

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Posted Campus Description Start Finish
21/06/2024BurwoodExternal facade works - Building LB24/06/202401/07/2024
20/06/2024BurwoodBin enclosure works - Southern oval, Bennettswood Reserve 21/06/202426/07/2024
14/06/2024Waterfront
Waurn Ponds
Electrical testing - Multiple buildings17/06/202404/07/2024
23/05/2024Waurn PondsLaboratory upgrades - Level 2, Building KA 27/05/202431/01/2025
13/05/2024WaterfrontAccess Closures - Smythe Street, Multideck Carpark and Car Park 3 Waterfront25/05/202403/06/2024
05/04/2024Waurn PondsFuture Economy Precinct infrastructure enabling08/04/202431/12/2024
15/03/2024BurwoodBennettswood Reserve carpark closure, Burwood Highway and Highbury Road lane closures18/03/202430/09/2024
14/03/2024WaterfrontGeelong Convention and Events Centre (GCEC) - Construction update 22/08/202331/12/2026
29/02/2024WaterfrontSmythe Street, Multideck Carpark and Car Park 3 Access Closures28/02/202431/12/2024
28/02/2024WaterfrontCosta Hall Entry28/02/202430/08/2024

External facade works - Building LB - Burwood

Starts 24/06/2024, finishes 01/07/2024

Works to restore sections of the external façade, Building LB will be taking place between Monday 24 June and Monday 1 July. 

During these works, we do expect the use of an Elevated Work Platform (EWP), therefore you may notice construction noise, such as safety beeping whilst the equipment maneuverers around the building. 

The work areas will also be cordoned off with signage in place. 

 

More information
Sam Davies
Infrastructure, Property and Precincts
03 9246 8949
samuel.davies@deakin.edu.au



Bin enclosure works - Southern oval, Bennettswood Reserve - Burwood

Starts 21/06/2024, finishes 26/07/2024

A bin enclosure is scheduled to be constructed in a section of the car park of the southern oval at Bennettswood Reserve, between Friday 21 June and Friday 26 July. 

The work site has been marked and fencing will be established on Friday 21 June. The impact of these works are expected to be minimal.

 

More information
Sung Wei Tan
Infrastructure, Property and Precincts
03 9246 8577
sung.tan@deakin.edu.au



Electrical testing - Multiple buildings - Waterfront/Waurn Ponds

Starts 17/06/2024, finishes 04/07/2024

Overnight electrical testing is scheduled to take place at all buildings located at the Waterfront and Waurn Ponds campuses between Monday 17 June and Thursday 4 July. These tests are to ensure the safety mechanisms on the switchboards work as they should. 

Testing requires the power to the whole building to be switched off for approximately one minute at a time, which may result in some equipment being affected, however, all critical infrastructure will be backed up by generators.

Testing schedule:


If any problems arise as a result of this testing, please raise a Work Request for assistance.

 

More information
Mike Finnigan
Infrastructure, Property and Precincts
03 522 72369
mike.finnigan@deakin.edu.au 



Laboratory upgrades - Level 2, Building KA - Waurn Ponds

Starts 27/05/2024, finishes 31/01/2025

Anatomy laboratory upgrades are scheduled to take place across various rooms on Level 2, Building KA commencing Monday 27 May. 

The project is taking place to implement automatic monitoring and ventilation systems to manage airborne gas levels to ensure the ongoing delivery of critical coursework, and the health and safety of staff and students utilising these spaces. 

This project will completed in stages to avoid disruption of classes during teaching periods. 

Please see the schedule of works outlined below:

Practical completion is expected in late-January 2025.

 

More information
Yajing Xiao
Infrastructure, Property and Precincts
61 3 522 73178
yajing.xiao@deakin.edu.au

 


Access Closures - Smythe Street, Multideck Carpark and Car Park 3 Waterfront - Waterfront

Starts 25/05/2024, finishes 03/06/2024

Changed traffic conditions and access closures are planned for Smythe Street, adjacent to the Waterfront Campus, as follows:

Traffic management will be in place to assist vehicles to detour. 

These adjustments are required for construction works as part of the ongoing Geelong Convention and Event Centre (GCEC) project.  

More information or assistance:

Email gcec@built.com.au



Future Economy Precinct infrastructure enabling - Waurn Ponds

Starts 08/04/2024, finishes 31/12/2024

Future Economy Precinct enabling infrastructure works are scheduled to take place between mid-April and late-2024 behind Building NP and NR, with site establishment commencing from Monday 8 April. These works are to install facilities infrastructure such as electricity, sewer lines and fire tanks.  

Construction impacts include:

Throughout this project the car parks surrounding the buildings and the one-way road behind Building NP will remain accessible.   

More information
Alex D'Aloia
Infrastructure, Property and Precincts
61 409 730 402
alex.daloia@deakin.edu.au



Bennettswood Reserve carpark closure, Burwood Highway and Highbury Road lane closures - Burwood

Starts 18/03/2024, finishes 30/09/2024

Starts Monday 18 March 2024, finishes Monday 30 September 2024. 

Changed traffic conditions and access closures are planned for Bennettswood Reserve carpark, Burwood Highway and Highbury Road, as follows:

These adjustments are required for works as a part of the ongoing Suburban Rail Loop project

More information or assistance: 

Email contact@srla.vic.gov.au or visit suburbanrailloop.vic.gov.au



Geelong Convention and Events Centre (GCEC) - Construction update - Waterfront

Starts 22/08/2023, finishes 31/12/2026

The Nyaal Banyul GCEC precinct will include the construction of the purpose-built convention and exhibition space, incorporating a 1000 seat venue, two large exhibition spaces, meeting rooms, conference facilities and flexible event spaces. 

As this precinct is in such close proximity to the Waterfront Campus, we will be providing monthly updates on construction works.

April 2024

Heavy machinery installation

Operating hours

Standard site operating hours are as follows:

Please note construction may occasionally extend beyond operating hours due to unforeseen circumstances, with approval from CoGG and authorities. 

If you have any queries in relation to construction, please contact the contractors directly via gcec@built.com.au

For all other enquiries about Nyaal Banyul Geelong Convention and Event Centre please email gcec@development.vic.gov.au or visit www.development.vic.gov.au/nyaal-banyul



Smythe Street, Multideck Carpark and Car Park 3 Access Closures - Waterfront

Starts 28/02/2024, finishes 31/12/2024

Changed traffic conditions and access closures are planned for Smythe Street, adjacent to the Waterfront Campus, as follows:

Traffic management will be in place to assist vehicles to detour. 

These adjustments are required for construction works as part of the ongoing Geelong Convention and Event Centre (GCEC) project.  

More information or assistance: 

Email gcec@built.com.au

 


Costa Hall Entry - Waterfront

Starts 28/02/2024, finishes 30/08/2024

We are creating a welcoming and inclusive arrival experience at Costa Hall, giving the iconic auditorium an inspiring and distinctive new entry point. 

Located just next to the existing Costa Hall entry on Gheringhap Street, the impressive new entry will be highly visible from the street and will provide an accessible entrance with improved signage while remaining respectful to the heritage of the existing building, which is a converted 19th-century wool store.

Expected construction timeline: April - August 2024 
Status of Project: Delivery
Location: Waterfront Campus, Building D, Level 2 (ground level).

Project inclusions

Work components 

Construction impacts 


More information 

Ashwini Pradhan
Infrastructure, Property and Precincts
61 3 924 68425
a.pradhan@deakin.edu.au