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Swimming Pool Barrier Review 2015

Posted by LNA Master Landscapers Association on 9 October 2015
Swimming Pool Barrier Review 2015

The 2015 Swimming Pool Barrier Review aims to simplify the regulatory framework and encourage greater barrier compliance in order to reduce the incidence of child drownings and near drownings in private pools.

The review will closely examine regulatory frameworks for private pools in NSW and other jurisdictions.

The review is conducted by Mr Michael Lambert, who has extensive knowledge of building regulations and is a former Secretary of NSW Treasury.

To date the review has consulted with local councils, water safety advocates and experts, peak representative bodies, including the swimming pool and spa industry and government agencies. The discussion paper has been released and is available on the link below.

How to make a submission

To download and view the 2015 Swimming Pool Barrier Review Discussion Paper, click here.

To make a submission we encourage you to fill out 2015 Swimming Pool Barrier Review Discussion Paper - Questionnaire, click here

You will be able to attach additional documents at the end of the online questionnaire in PDF or word format.


Alternatively you may lodge a submission as follows.

By email to:   olg@olg.nsw.gov.au

By post to:      Swimming Pools 2 Office of Local Government Locked Bag 3015 NOWRA NSW 2541

By fax to:   02 4428 4199

The closing date for questionnaires and submissions is 5pm Friday 23rd October 2015.

To view the most recent circular to local councils, click here.

To view the Terms of Reference for the review, click here.

Author: LNA Master Landscapers Association
Tags: Industry News

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