Pools and Pool Safety Laws
With the hot weather well and truly upon us, Longreach Regional Council is urging pool owners to adhere to Pool safety laws. Pool safety laws are necessary to keep young children safe and save lives. Owners of regulated pools in Queensland must ensure their pool barrier complies with the pool safety standard. If your portable pool or spa can hold at least 300mm of water, then the pool safety laws apply.
A pool safety certificate, issued by a licenced pool safety inspector, is required when selling or leasing a property with a pool. If leasing your home, a pool safety certificate must be obtained before entering a lease.
Longreach Regional Council has a licensed Pool Safety Inspector, who will be able to assist with any pool enquiries and can conduct pool safety inspections. Contact Council on (07) 4658 4111 to arrange an inspection.
For more information and helpful pool compliance checklists visit the QBCC website.
The iconic Longreach Region in Central Western Queensland comprises the townships of Longreach, Ilfracombe, Isisford and Yaraka. Home to world famous attractions and a wealth of outback charm, Longreach is an exciting place to visit and a great place to call home.