What You Need to Know When Building a Pool Fence

When you consider that almost half of drownings in children aged 0-5 occur in backyard swimming pools, it’s little wonder that the Australian government insists a pool fence is mandatory. Read more

Increased Costs for Sutherland Pool Owners

Pool owners in the Sutherland Shire are set to face new pool inspection fees following recommendations from the NSW State Coroner to change pool fencing laws. Read more

Association of Building Consultants Lobbies for Improved Pool Safety

The Association of Building Consultants says that many accidents are waiting to happen in South Australian backyards, as a result of confusing regulations, homeowners having a poor understanding of pool fence safety requirements and failure to carry out regular inspections.

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Making Your Pool Eco-Friendly

If you own a pool and want to make it as eco-friendly as possible there is a lot that you can do, and it is amazing the difference that even a small effort can make. The following are some of the easiest and best ways to reduce the negative impact of your pool on the environment. Read more

Carrying Out a Pool Safety Check in Summer

Having a backyard pool can be a lot of fun, but it is also a big responsibility. If you have a pool, make sure it is always 100 per cent safe by carrying out regular safety inspections. Read more

Keeping Your Pool Area Clean in Winter

Having a pool is one of the best possible features any home could have, but only if you are taking the time to look after it properly, especially during those winter months when you don’t get to enjoy the benefits of owning a pool quite so much. Read more

A Short History of Australia’s Pool Safety Laws

Being an affluent, warm-weather country, Australia enjoys a very high number of private household pools, but as a result it also endures a high number of backyard pool drownings. Read more

Pool Safety Regulations: State by State

If you have a backyard swimming pool or spa, or are having a pool or spa installed in your backyard, each Australian state and territory has its own regulations which your fencing contractors should be familiar with. Read more