(CAUL questionnaire 13 May 1994)
Compiled and updated by The University of Queensland Libraries June 1995
Q.1 Has your library (or branch) been refurbished during the past 5 years ?
Australian National Difficulty defining 'refurbishment'. Several University areas in the Library have been re-done; the largest being a re-fit of the basement of the Hancock Building as a Library and campus store. Deakin University Burwood Campus extensions; Geelong Campus renovations; Rusden Campus renovations; Warrnambool Campus renovations. Edith Cowan University No. Two new buildings to replace existing ones at Joodalup Campus (1993) and Mount Lawley Campus (1996). Griffith University Yes, during extensions 1992/1993. James Cook University Main Library in 1990. La Trobe University Only a new Audio-Visual Services Desk in 1994. Monash University Partially in Caulfield, Main, Law, Biomedical, Frankston and Hargrave. Northern Territory Casuarina Campus - administration and reference University offices and demountables for Technical Services in 1989. New Main Library building completed June 1993 Main Library Stage 2 (due for completion) 1995; Myilly Point Campus - refurbishment of law wing and extension 1990; Tiwi Campus - minor refurbishment 1994; Palmerston Campus - new library 1994 Queensland University of Continuous expansion and refurbishment since Technology 1992. Royal Melbourne Institute Central Library extension 1992/1994. Central of Technology Library refurbishment August 1994/January 1995 Business Information Centre August 1994/December 1995 TAFE Library planning in progress Southern Cross University Yes, 1992/1993. University of Adelaide No major refurbishment, only minor changes. A new library is being built on the Waite Campus. University of Ballarat The Library building was extended by one floor in 1991, of which the Library occupies half. University of Melbourne About to commence upgrading all floors and entirely refitting the Baillieu. Also will refurbish another area of the Library system to house research collections. University of New England Partial replacement of library roof. Anticipate extensive refurbishment in 1995/1996. University of New South General Services Department (including Loans and Wales Reserve), Photocopying, Social Sciences and Humanities Library, and Library Administration refurbished 1991/1993. University of Newcastle Major earthquake repairs as well as minor refurbishment including administration area and University Librarian's office and remodelling of Technical Services; minor remodelling of areas to put in Open Reserves; and remodelling of Law Reading Room. University of Queensland Law Library 1989/1990. University of Southern Refurbished in 1993 to provide 40% more space. Queensland University of Sydney Fisher Library - relocation/expansion Technical Services work areas; relocation of Special Reserve collection, service point, staff; refurbishment of entrance foyer and main corridor; replacement floor coverings in reference/catalogue areas and in corridors on two other floors; repairs to external awnings. Engineering Library - additional space and general refurbishment as part of new wing for Engineering building. Nursing Library - New library as part of refurbishment of a former factory building for the Faculty. University of West Creation of the Scholars' Centre, Business Australia Library etc. has reorganised Reid Library; one floor of Reid recarpeted 1993. University of Western Part refurbishment in 1991 during extensions. Sydney University of Wollongong Partial staged refurbishment of main library foyer, administration offices and seminar rooms.
Q.2 If so, what was the cost?
Australian Nat. Univ. $844,000. Deakin University Burwood campus $7,200,000; Geelong campus $160,000; Rusden campus $30,000; Warrnambool campus $240,000. Edith Cowan University Joodalup campus $6.8 million; Mt. Lawley $11.5 million. Griffith University $1.409 million. James Cook University Work was part of an extension so a separate figure not available. La Trobe University Not stated. Monash University Not known. Northern Territory Casuarina campus ca.$30,000; $7.4 million; ca.$4 University million. Myilly Point campus $500,000. Tiwi campus costs unavailable. Palmerston campus costs not readily available. Qld Univ. of Tech. $3,884,778. Royal Melbourne Institute est. $4.5 million; est. $600,000; unknown; of Technology unknown. Southern Cross University $3,794,000. University of Adelaide Not applicable. University of Ballarat approx. $1 million. University of Melbourne estimated Baillieu $5 million; research collections ?$2 million (message corrupted). University of New England $60,000 University of New South $1,361,088. Wales University of Newcastle Not stated. University of Queensland $3 million. University of Sth Qld $1.1 million. University of Sydney Fisher Library $470,000; $99,000; $96,000; $98,000; $290,000. Engineering Library $300,000 Nursing Library $750,000 University of West Not stated. Australia Univ. of West Sydney Not stated. University of Wollongong ca. $100,000.
Q.3 What was the source of funds ?
Australian Nat. Univ. Buildings and Grounds Division Deakin University Burwood campus DEET $6.7 million, State $.5 million. Geelong campus DEET $100,000, Minor works $60,000. Rusden campus Minor works $30,000. Warrnambool campus DEET $125,000, Minor works $115,000. Edith Cowan University Joondalup campus DEET; Mount Lawley campus ECU capital funds. Griffith University DEET $.5 million, University Fund $.25 million, University contingency $.35 million, Divisional Funds $.309 million. James Cook University DEET capital grant (no separate figure as part of extension) La Trobe University Not stated. Monash University Partly Building Branch, partly Library. No figure stated. Northern Territory Casuarina campus $30,000 NTU Minor works $7.4 University million from DEET/NT government approx. $4 million DEET/NT government; Myilly Point campus NT Government; Tiwi campus not available; Palmerston campus not available Qld Univ. of Tech. Capital works $2,234,512 Centrally funded minor works $1,294,308 Division funded minor works $299,998 Centrally funded deferred maintenance $120,532 Copying services minor works $44,097 Royal Melbourne Institute DEET capital funds, University private funds of Technology University private funds, Office of TAFE and Further Education (OTFE) private funds OTFE funds Southern Cross University Commonwealth government University of Adelaide Not applicable University of Ballarat DEET University of Melbourne Research collections $2.2 million quality funds, $130,000 ditto. University of New England DEET University of New South Library self-earned funds, University funds, Wales DEET University of Newcastle Administration area etc. amalgamation funds; Open Reserves Library recurrent funding; Law Reading Room Law Dean's budget University of Queensland DEET, appeal funds, University private funds Univ. of Sth Qld DEET University of Sydney Fisher Library $262,000 DEET, $69,000 major equipment funds, $142,000 Library University of W.A. ?Minor Works budget Univ. of West Sydney Capital funds University of Wollongong Library funds
Updated 8 September 1995
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