Unfortunately, backyard pools are also a leading cause of drownings for children aged 1 to 4 years old.
Under Queensland law a swimming pool is defined as any structure that:
This applies to wading pools (including blow-up pools) and spas.
Even if your spa has a lockable lid, it must also have a fence around it and must comply with the pool safety standard.
So whether your pool is part of:
You may be risking substantial fines by not having a Pool Safety Certificate on record. Your local council is authorised to check your pool complies and can fine you if it does not. Your pool also needs to be register with the QBCC or they too can fine you.
In order to comply with Queensland laws and gain a pool safety certificate all Queensland pools must be fenced and meet the swimming pool safety standards
Remember: your pool must comply with the following:
Remember: A Pool Safety Certificate is required every time a property is sold or rented in Queensland
Rapid Inspections will inspect and issue Pool Safety Certificates to ensure you are complying with Queensland law be it as a private homeowner, landlord, body corporate or business entity.
Our pool services include:
Address: 11 Jackson street (enter Via Truscott Street)
Mailing: P.O. Box 7350, Garbutt, Qld. 4814
QBCC for Rapid Inspections: 15101358
QBCC for Pool Inspections: 102085
Pest Management Number: 1006260017