What are the new spa and pool safety laws in Victoria?

December 19, 2020by [email protected]0

Legislation was passed through the Victorian Parliament in 2019, which increased safety measures for domestic pools and spas within the state. These legislative changes came into effect as of December 1st, 2019 and have significantly helped to reduce the number of pool-related accidents and deaths. In this article, we will answer the questions ‘What are the new spa and pool safety laws in Victoria’, discuss the legislative changes and how you can keep your pool or spa compliant. 

The new compliance rules are contained within the Building Regulations 2018 (Vic). Under these regulations, there are four easy steps to ensure your fence is compliant. 

Register your pool with local council

pool fencing regulations

Have your pool barrier checked for safety

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