Physics building - crane on site

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

From Wednesday 14 to Thursday 15 December, a crane will be on site alongisde the Physics building (located in car park 16). The essential crane lift works form part of the Physics Liquid Nitrogen Tank relocation project.

Pedestrian access closed - north of Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre

Monday, 28 November 2016

The pedestrian access north of the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre (and the CO2 Research Facility) will be closed from Tuesday 29 November to Friday 9 December, while the installation of automatic bollards is undertaken.

Vinyl floor replacement - Reid Library northwest stairwell

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Works are scheduled within the Reid Library northwest stairwell to remove old vinyl flooring identified containing low levels of asbestos materials.

Crane lift - Electrical Engineering building (226) Thursday 24 November

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Between 7am and approximately 8.30am on Thursday 24 November Campus Management will use a crane to remove an empty tank and two generators from the Electrical Engineering building (226). The crane will be placed at the side of car park 16 (off Fairway entry 2). There will be no access to the car park during this time.

Parking restrictions during UWA graduations - November 2017

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

On Saturday 19 November there will be some parking restrictions to a number of car parks at UWA for graduation ceremonies.

Changeover work on Crawley campus electicity substation completed

Monday, 14 November 2016

Changeover work on the Crawley campus electricity substation has been completed successfully. The work will provide a safe and stable power supply to our campus buildings and was necessary because the old substation presented a risk to the campus power supply as it was nearing the end of its service life.

Critical substation upgrade works - commencing Friday 4 November

Friday, 28 October 2016

The next stage of changeover works to the new Crawley campus electricity substation will begin on Friday 4 November.

Half road closure - Wednesday 22 September - Service Road 4.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The half road closure is necessary to complete the asphalt laying on a section of the road. Traffic management will be in place to ensure safety is maintained while the works are being undertaken.

Construction starts on Physics liquid nitrogen tank storage yard

Monday, 19 September 2016

From Monday 19 September, the Physics liquid nitrogen tank relocation project will move into the construction phase.

The LN2 storage tank has been relocated to its temporary location and plumbed for reticulation. Works will now start on the construction of a protective shelter and storage facility for the LN2 tank and the relocation of the helium storage out of the building.

Service road closure near Music - Monday 19 September

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Please be advised that from 7am – 4pm on Monday 19 September a section of the internal service road adjacent to the tennis courts and Music building will be closed.

The road will be closed in both directions to facilitate water reticulation pipe works. Detour signage and traffic to Hackett Drive will be managed.

Oak tree removal at Oak Lawn

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Unfortunately one of the large cork oaks (Quercus suber) on the Oak Lawn has had major root failure and collapsed. The tree has been identified by an arborist as a high risk due to its deteriorated state.

Car Park 15 - Wednesday 14th September

Monday, 12 September 2016

Car Park 15 between buildings 222 (Environmental Systems Engineering) and 224 (Civil and Mechanical Engineering) will have reduced access between 6am – 8.30am on Wednesday 14th September 2016.

Up to eight bays will be closed during this time to enable truck access and geotechnical ground testing.

Parking restrictions during UWA graduations

Friday, 9 September 2016

During September there will be some parking restrictions to a number of car parks at UWA for graduation ceremonies. Please check the dates below for details.

Temporary entrance at Reid Library

Monday, 5 September 2016

The main entrance of the Reid Library will be temporarily closed from 7am Monday 12 September to 4pm Friday 16 September, while works are underway to complete cladding the exterior portico of the new entrance.

UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre foyer refurbishment

Monday, 29 August 2016

The refurbishment of the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre foyer is now underway.

Access to the Fitness Centre and Sports Hall will be maintained throughout the works however, at certain times, temporary diversions will be in place.

Works are expected to be completed in October, 2016.

Full details are available at


Physics Service Yard closure - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Monday, 29 August 2016

The Physics service yard and adjacent car bays will be closed from 6.30am – 9am on Tuesday 30 August 2016 to allow for the placement of a temporary liquid nitrogen storage tank.

There will be no vehicle or pedestrian access to the southern entry of the Physics building, or the ramp from the carpark to the west side of the Reid Library, during these times.

Service road 4 – full road closure Saturday 27 August 2016

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Weather permitting, full-road closures will be in place on service road 4 to complete road markings, on Saturday 27 August from 7am to 6pm.

Service road 4 – full road closure Saturday 20 August 2016

Tuesday, 16 August 2016
  • Delivery and unloading of essential equipment for main central plant on Saturday 20 August 2016
  • Service road 4 full-road closures in place from 8am to 6pm
  • Crane located on site
  • No vehicle or pedestrian access

Gillett Promenade pedestrian access closed

Thursday, 4 August 2016

Pedestrian and vehicle access to the southern end of Gillett Promenade will be disrupted on Monday 8 August to facilitate the removal of a redundant transformer from the main central plant.

Physics Building lobby refurbishment

Thursday, 28 July 2016

The lobby of the Physics Building is undergoing a refurbishment with works expected to be completed in August 2016.

The Ross and Clews Theatres are both open, and lectures running as per your timetable in these rooms.

Access to the building is available via the front glass doors. We apologise for any noise or inconvenience these works may produce.