Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Port Macquarie New Campus

Project Snapshot

  • Location: Port Macquarie
  • Cost: $46,000,000
  • Estimated Completion date:
    April 2016
  • Contact: Maree Neary
  • Category: Learning and Teaching
Port Macquarie Campus


CSU in Port Macquarie will be the learning hub of the Mid North Coast in New South Wales. Drawing on the best the region has to offer, CSU will provide students a real-world learning environment and a campus experience that integrates learning, living and working.

Design Features

A campus in tune with teaching and learning mechanisms, which captures a whole student experience, and which will give back to its region, today and well into the future.

Sustainability Features

The main campus will also house the Food Soil Water Testing Centre, a joint initiative between CSU and the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council.

Additional Information

The people involved:


  • APP – Project Mangers
  • BVN Donovan Hill – Design  
  • ARUP – Sustainability, Building Services Engineering
  • Taylor Thomson Whitting – Structural and Civil Engineering
  • Johnson Pilton Walker – Landscape
  • TEF Consulting – Traffic Engineering
  • Wilde & Woollard – Quantity Surveyors
  • JBA Urban Planning – Planning
  • Blackett Maguir & Goldsmith Pty Ltd – Building Regulation
  • Australian Bushfire Protection Planners – Bushfire Protection
  • SLR Consulting – Ecological 

Head Contractor:


Progress report

This project is now complete.

Official Opening of Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie Campus BookletThe new Port Macquarie Campus was officially opened on November 17, 2016. Please see below the link to the booklet developed by the Division of Facilities Management, which showcases the development of the campus from conception to construction.

Download Publication 

In addition to this publication, the below video has been produced which includes interviews from the key stakeholders involved in the project.

The Division of Facilities Management welcomes any feedback you may have in relation to either publication, please contact for further information.