Drowning is one of the major causes of death for NSW children under the age of 5. Each year on average 10 children under the age of five drown in backyard swimming pools and many more suffer brain damage and other serious injuries associated with near-drowning experiences.
As a swimming pool owner, under the NSW State Government swimming pool laws you are required to:
Register your Pool or Spa Online
If you need help, read the NSW Swimming Pool Register FAQs or:
A penalty of $220 can be given to owners who fail to register a swimming pool.
Campbelltown City Council, in line with the changes to the Swimming Pools Act and requirements have commenced a swimming pool inspection program to encourage pool owners to ensure your child safe barrier complies with relevant requirements. We recommend regularly undertaking a preliminary self-check of your pool safety barrier and rectify any obvious problems.
Find out more about Swimming Pool Barrier Inspections.
The NSW Swimming Pool Register website provides comprehensive information regarding the legislation, registration requirements, Australian Standard, inspections and compliance, pool safety barriers and installation of a new pool or spa.