The State Government has introduced a mandatory pool and spa registration process for all pools and spa owners in Victoria. All pools and spas must be registered by 1 June 2020.
At this stage VBA have not given any extension to this date.
The aim of this new requirement is to prevent accidental drownings in residential pools and spas across Victoria by ensuring safety barriers are maintained.
Owners of residential properties with a pool or spa will now have to:
This requirement applies to all swimming pools and spas containing water greater than 30cm including:
- in-ground pools and spas
- above-ground pools and spas
- indoor pools and spas
- relocatable (including inflatable) pools, spas and hot tubs.