IT maintenance: 6am – 12pm Sunday 18 December 2016 and 2017 dates

Scheduled IT maintenance is taking place on Sunday 18 December from 6am to 12pm, as follows:

6am – 7.30am
There will be an intermittent outage for up to five minutes in the following buildings, so that network switches can be rebooted to change passwords:
  • 7 Wally’s Walk (E6B)
  • 6 Science Road (E8B)
  • 19 Eastern Road (E11A)
  • 3 Eastern Road (E14B)
6am – 12pm
OneNet Wired, OneNet WiFi, telephones and Cardax access will be unavailable in building 14 First Walk (X5A) while power for the building network switches are redistributed.

2017 planned IT maintenance windows

Planned IT maintenance dates for 2017 will take place on Sundays between 6am – 4pm, as follows:

  • 15 January
  • 5 February
  • 19 March
  • 23 April
  • 14 May
  • 4 June
  • 23 July
  • 13 August
  • 17 September
  • 15 October
  • 5 November
  • 3 December

These dates are based on feedback from 2016 and take into consideration key academic dates from across the University. Although certain dates can’t be avoided, IT are aware of what systems should be avoided to minimise impact.

Stay informed: 
– Check the IT Maintenance Window calendar (, or subscribe here (
– Keep up-to-date on the operational status of all IT systems and services by subscribing to real-time notifications at
– Follow @mqu_it on Twitter for breaking alerts and status updates
– Contact the IT Service Desk on 02 9850 HELP (4357), or email

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