On September 1, 2018, the Swimming Pools Regulation 2008 of NSW was revoked and the Swimming Pools Regulation 2018 took effect. Under the new Regulation 2018, the following changes occured : The local authorities can now of charge fees for the third and every succeeding swimming pool inspections. The maximum fees for exemption applications that […]

Pool Registration Fine

Federal Senator David Leyonhjelm has been ordered by a Magistrate to pay the City of Canada Bay $4,300 including court costs for refusing to register a pool at his Drummoyne home. Council had previously sent three notices to the Senator asking him to register his pool plus a fine of $220. Registration of pools in […]

Toddler drowns in Sydney backyard pool

A toddler has drowned after she was pulled unconscious from a backyard swimming pool in Sydney’s west. The girl, two, was pulled from the water on Wednesday evening 9th January 2019 and was treated by paramedics at the scene but later died in hospital, AAP reports. Emergency services were called to a home on Greenbank Drive in Werrington […]