Monash University - Gippsland Medical School Churchill Campus

Nov 12, 2013


Project Name:  Monash University - Gippsland Medical School - Churchill Campus - Electrical Installation

Project Duration:  2008


Scope of Project

The electrical installation comprised supply and installation of the following:-

  • Sub-mains cables serving distribution boards and sub-switchboards
  • Sub-main cabling including termination to mechanical services panels
  • Distribution boards and sub-switchboards
  • Earthing system
  • Isolating switches
  • Luminaires complete with lamps, control gear and associated wiring
  • State of the art ‘Dyna-Lite’ Lighting control system
  • Computerised ‘Bardic’ Emergency and Exit Lighting system
  • General purpose power outlets and wiring
  • Cabling for voice and data block facility
  • Telephone backbone cabling and field wiring
  • Monitored fire alarm system
  • Nurse call system
  • ‘B&H’ Audio visual cabling and World wide video conferencing system
  • MATV System
  • Security System
  • CCTV System
  • Alarm/Access control system
  • Electric door locking system
  • Body protect areas


Project Challenges

  • Project location in Gippsland
  • Relocation of staff to Churchill
  • Maintenance of existing services whilst renovations were underway
  • Co-ordination of specialist contractors
  • AV, Voice and Data Systems
  • Fire Systems
  • Nurse Call System
  • MATV, Security, Alarm, Access and CCTV Systems
  • Equipment access
  • Wiring between floors
  • Installation of Data, Phone, Power and Lighting service panels next to the ward beds
  • Specialist requirements in sensitive “Body Protect” Areas
  • Specialised cables and terminations for the installation of the ‘World Wide Video Conferencing’ system
  • Ongoing design changes resulted in many variations – many of which could not be done until other trades had completed their variations! 


This project was the proud winner of a NECA Award of Excellence in 2008.


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