Find out about UWA's recently completed planning and development projects.


Masonic Hall refurbishment >>

Masonic Hall is a State Heritage listed building with historic significance. Used by the Freemasons (1935 to 2002), it has social significance as a venue for various community events through its history. The building will undergo much needed restoration works to the front façade and awning. Internal works will facilitate the creation of an innovation node for the community, dedicated co-working and meeting spaces.

  • Project: Masonic Hall
  • Location: Corner Stirling highway and Broadway
  • Architect: Lee Syminton Architect and John Flower Architects
  • Contractor: Western Projects
  • Works completed:  February 2018
  • Project Manager: Richard Brennand, Associate Director Maintenance and Operations, Campus Management

Forrest Hall >>

Forrest Hall is an exciting accommodation development on campus that has been designed to attract post-doctoral students and academics to Western Australia.

  • Location: Portion of car park 23 (corner of Mounts Bay Road and Hackett Drive), Crawley campus
  • Architect: Kerry Hill Architects
  • Contractor: JAXON
  • Works completed: June 2018
  • Project Manager: Kate McLean, Project Manager Major Projects, Campus Management and Cameron Stone, Insight Project Services

Commercial Masterplan >>

Campus Management has finalised work on a new Commercial Masterplan that focuses on improving services across UWA's metropolitan landholdings.

  • Location: Metropolitan UWA
  • Consultants: Brain and Poulter
  • Project Manager: David O'Brien, Urban Planning Manager, Campus Management

Arts Building refurbishment >>

The Arts Building and New Fortune Theatre project was undertaken in 2017.

  • Project: Arts Building ground-floor refurbishment
  • Location: Arts Building
  • Architect: John Flower Architects
  • Contractor: TBA
  • Works completed: December 2017 (offices); February 2018 (courtyard)
  • Project Manager: Garth Ilett, PMO Construction Superintendant Capital Works, Campus Management

Facilities improvement program >>

The University undertook a facilities improvement program to deliver significant improvements to central teaching facilities (CTF) and toilet/washroom amenities campus-wide.

  • Project: CTF and toilet/washroom amenities refurbishment
  • Location: Various, Crawley campus
  • Architect: Ferguson Architects
  • Contractors: Western Projects, Westside Commercial Interiors and W. Fairweather and Son Pty Ltd
  • Works completed: December 2017
  • Project Manager: Rob Aynsley, Turner and Townsend Thinc

Law Library refurbishment >>

This was the first stage of the Law Library project which involved a partial refurbishment of the ground-floor.

  • Project: Law Library refurbishment stage 1
  • Location: Law Building, Crawley campus
  • Architect: Ferguson Architects
  • Works completed: August 2017
  • Project Manager: Kate Inglis, Project Officer, Campus Management

J. Robin Warren Library refurbishment >>

A project to revitalise the J. Robin Warren Library has been designed to best meet the needs of current and future UWA medical and dental students.

  • Project: J. Robin Warren Library refurbishment
  • Location: J. Robin Warren Library, QEII Medical Campus, Monash Avenue, Nedlands
  • Architect: Hames Sharley Architects
  • Contractor: Hoskins Contracting Pty Ltd
  • Works completed: June 2018
  • Project Manager: Garth Ilett, PMO Construction Superintendant Capital Works, Campus Management and Rob Aynsley, Turner and Townsend Thinc

Business School first floor refurbishment >>

The Business School simulated trading and analysis centre project is a purpose built facility that provides students with a simulated financial environment.

  • Project: Financial Markets Trading Room
  • Location: UWA Business School
  • Architect: John Flower Architects
  • Contractor: Western Projects
  • Works completed: September 2017
  • Project Manager: Garth Ilett, PMO Construction Superintendant Capital Works, Campus Management

Physics liquid nitrogen tank relocation project >>

The Physics liquid nitrogen storage tank project is designed to improve the security and safety surrounding the bulk storage facilities for liquid nitrogen and helium gas/liquid on campus.

  • Project: Physics liquid nitrogen tank relocation and storage
  • Location: Physics Building 245 storage yard
  • Contractor: National Projects
  • Works completed: June 2017
  • Project Manager: Garth Ilett, PMO Construction Superintendant Capital Works, Campus Management.

UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre foyer refurbishment >>

The UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre foyer refurbishment has provided an improved and welcoming central hub for all.

  • Location: Crawley campus
  • Works completed: December 2016

Relocation of Crawley campus substation >>

  • Location: UWA Crawley campus
  • Works completed: November 2016
  • Architect: Ferguson Architects
  • Project Manager: James Wun, Project Manager Engineering Services, Campus Management and Western Australian Electric Power Services

Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre >>

  • Location: UWA Crawley campus
  • Works completed: October 2016
  • Architect: Ferguson Architects
  • Project value: $62m

Physics lobby refurbishment >>

  • Project: Physics Building lobby refurbishment
  • Location: Physics Building, Crawley campus
  • Works completed: October 2016

Five-lane pool refurbishment >>

  • Project: Five-lane pool refurbishment
  • Location: Human Movement - School of Sports Science, Crawley campus
  • Works completed: September 2016

Reid Library refurbishment >>

The Reid Library refurbishment program is one of UWAs most innovative and exciting refurbishment projects-to-date, with one of the busiest student buildings about to undergo a major facelift.

  • Location: Reid Library, Crawley Campus
  • Architect: Schin Architects
  • Works completed: September 2016

Functionality, condition and utilisation audit >>

Campus Management undertook an audit of more than 500 rooms (approximately 10 per cent) across the Crawley campus.

  • Location: Crawley campus
  • Consultants: Hames Sharley
  • Works completed: July 2016
  • Project Manager: Denyse McCulloch, Project Manager Design, Campus Management

University Club >>

Campus Management oversaw the refurbishment of The University Club Restaurant and Lounge Bar. The result of the refurbishment is a more open, fresh and contemporary space for members and their guests.

  • Location: University Club of Western Australia, Crawley campus
  • Architect: spaceagency: architects
  • Works completed: February 2016

Watermans Bay Marine Centre >>

  • Location: Watermans Bay Marine Centre, Watermans Bay Western Australia
  • Works completed: September 2015
  • Architect: Ferguson Architects
  • Project value: $12.4m

Hackett Hall >>

Project Room

Campus Management coordinated the design and implementation of the project, which has transformed the eastern wing of Hackett Hall into collaborative, open and vibrant spaces for teaching and learning.

  • Location: Eastern-side of Hackett Hall, Crawley campus
  • Completion: September 2015
  • Architect: Schin Architects
  • Contractor: Western Projects
  • Award: Commendation in the City of Subiaco 2016 Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Building Awards

The University Club Cafe refurbishment >>

University Club

Following an extensive refurbishment, The University Club Café and Bar now features contemporary and spacious interiors specifically designed to deliver a more efficient and enjoyable service to customers.

  • Location: The University Club, Crawley campus
  • Completion: February 2015
  • Design concept: Cocoon
  • Shopfitters: Clarke Interiors

Student Services Hub refurbishment >>

The University has completed the refurbishment of the 1960's era ground floor of the Sir George Currie Hall at University Hall to create a vibrant Student Services Hub for the residents of University Hall.

  • Location: University Hall
  • Completion: February 2015
  • Architect: Hassell

Central teaching facilities >>

University Hall lantern entrance

This project has delivered refurbishments which have upgraded the quality and flexibility of some of the University’s central teaching facilities.

  • Location: Ross and Clews Lecture Theatres, Physics Buildings and Rooms G60, G61 & G62, Arts Building
  • Completion: February 2015
  • Architect: Ferguson Architects
  • Contractor: Western Projects

Student Services Precinct >>

The refurbishment of the Student Services Precinct has integrated the inquiry counters, service delivery and expert staff into a single contact point for students and staff.

  • Location: Crawley campus
  • Completion: December 2014
  • Architect: Ferguson Architects

CO2 Research Facility >>

University Hall lantern entrance

UWA has recently constructed a world-class carbon storage research facility, an important component of Australia's national efforts to achieve a carbon-reduced resources and energy economy.

  • Location: Crawley campus
  • Completion: August 2014
  • Architect: Ferguson Architects
  • Builder: PS Structures
  • Project value: $9m

University Hall - new student accommodation development >>

University Hall lantern entrance

UWA constructed new, high quality, self-contained student accommodation on campus.

  • Location: Winthrop Avenue, Crawley
  • Completion: Completed Semester 1, 2013
  • Architect: Hassell
  • Builder: Probuild
  • Green attributes: Targeted principles associated with sustainability and accessibility

Community Clinical School at Joondalup Health Campus >>

Community Clinical School

The Community Clinical School is a purpose-built specialist teaching and learning facility, jointly funded through a private-public partnership.

  • Location: Joondalup Health Campus, Joondalup
  • Completion: July 2013

E-learning suites

Community Clinical School

This refurbishment project delivered e-learning suites for multiple use for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

  • Location: QEII
  • Completion: July 2013
  • Architect: John Flower
  • Project value: $5.8m