The Government in the area of Queensland has
introduced what is known to be the toughest pool
regulations in Australia. Th...
The improvement strategy features two
stages which will include:
Stage 1 which was enforced on
December 1, 2009 which was
...
Implementation of improved
standards relating to safety
aspects for swimming pools
Regulation for fences around
swimming...
Stage 2 was enforced on December 1, 2010
and is focused on existing pools in
Queensland.
 In the “Queensland
Development ...
 A five year plan to phase out any
doors that are regarded as child
resistant that have been used for pool
barrier purpos...
Wide spread application for
pool regulations that will now
include swimming pools in
hostels, backpackers, caravan
parks ...
 A system that will enforce a requirement for a
certificate in pool safety which will be issued
from a licensed inspector...
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The Government in the area of Queensland has introduced what is known to be the toughest pool regulations in Australia. This resulted after a comprehensive type of review of Queensland and safety laws for swimming pools.

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New Pool Regulations in Queensland Australia

  1. 1. The Government in the area of Queensland has introduced what is known to be the toughest pool regulations in Australia. These new pool regulations are aimed at a further reduction in serious type immersion injuries and drowning incidences of children. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/pool-safety-inspections-gold-coast/pool-safety-inspector/
  2. 2. The improvement strategy features two stages which will include: Stage 1 which was enforced on December 1, 2009 which was applicable to swimming pools for residential homes. These pool regulations include the following: More info on: http://ec64.com.au/pool-safety-inspections-gold-coast/pool-safety-inspector/
  3. 3. Implementation of improved standards relating to safety aspects for swimming pools Regulation for fences around swimming pools Enforcing “upgraded” CPR signage Mandatory inspections More info on: http://ec64.com.au/pool-safety-inspections-gold-coast/pool-safety-inspector/
  4. 4. Stage 2 was enforced on December 1, 2010 and is focused on existing pools in Queensland.  In the “Queensland Development Code” it states that every single existing pool as well as new pools will require an upgrade in order to be in compliance with the pool regulation standards. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/pool-safety-inspections-gold-coast/pool-safety-inspector/
  5. 5.  A five year plan to phase out any doors that are regarded as child resistant that have been used for pool barrier purposes. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/pool-safety-inspections-gold-coast/pool-safety-inspector/
  6. 6. Wide spread application for pool regulations that will now include swimming pools in hostels, backpackers, caravan parks and mobile homes, camping grounds, resorts, motels and hotels as well as any indoor pools. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/pool-safety-inspections-gold-coast/pool-safety-inspector/
  7. 7.  A system that will enforce a requirement for a certificate in pool safety which will be issued from a licensed inspector for pool safety for all leased or sold properties. The certificate will be valid for a period of twelve months for swimming pools that are shared and twenty four months for private. More info on: http://ec64.com.au/pool-safety-inspections-gold-coast/pool-safety-inspector/

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