Swimming pool fence regulations nsw. The current australian standard as1926 2012 the standard is in place as the standard in nsw victoria south australia tasmania western australia and the act. Adapted from independent review of swimming pool barrier requirements for backyards swimming pools in nsw michael lambert. The nsw swimming pool register is a database of verified pools in nsw area with their specific details such as swimming pool owners address type of pool and the approximate time it was built. If the swimming pool barrier is modified or altered then the current swimming pools act 1992 swimming pools regulation 2008 and australian standard as19261 2012 is applied and previous exemptions cease.
From april 29 2013 all properties with a swimming pool and or spa pool must register their backyard swimming pools in an online register which is provided by the nsw state government. Australian pool fencing rules an overview australian standard as19261 safety barriers for swimming pools. Inadequate pool fencing continues to be a major contributing factor in the rate of drowning among children under 5 years of age. Fencing for swimming pools section 1 scope and general 11 scope this standard specifies requirements for the design construction and.
There are stringent pool fencing laws in nsw. As 192611993 4 standards australia australian standard swimming pool safety part 1. We issue swimming pool barrier compliance certificates for all swimming pools outdoor spas and hot tubs that comply with the nsw swimming pools act 1992 no 49 and the regulations. Pool fence regulations pool fencing.
From april 29 2013 all properties with a swimming pool and or spa pool must register their backyard swimming pools in an online register which is provided by the nsw state government. Permanent safety barriers. Pool safety register nsw. Nsw pool fencing regulations.
There are stringent pool fencing laws in nsw.