Online Swimming Pool Register Lodgement
BEFORE YOU PROCEED WITH REGISTRATION:

Please note

From 1 December 2019 you are required to register your swimming pool and or spa with council.

If you own a pool or spa, including portable or relocatable swimming pools, register now before closing date of registration.

What is considered a swimming pool and requires a Barrier (Must be registered)

All swimming pools and spas containing water greater than 300 mm (30 cm) must have a compliant safety barrier to restrict access to the pool area by young children (under the age of five). Barriers are required for:

  • in-ground pools and spas
  • above-ground pools and spas, including inflatable pools, holding more than 300 mm (30 cm) of water
  • indoor pools and spas
  • bathing and wading pools containing more than 300 mm (30 cm) of water.
Barriers aren’t required for: (Do not register)
  • bird baths
  • fountains
  • water supply/storage tanks
  • fish ponds
  • dams
  • baths used for personal hygiene and emptied after each use
  • spas inside a building (e.g. in a bathroom) used for personal hygiene and emptied after each use
  • pools or spas that cannot contain a water depth of more than 300 mm
  • inflatable swimming pools (typically toddler or wading pools) that cannot contain a water depth greater than 300 mm.

Information for owners of an existing pool or spa
As a pool or spa owner, you have an obligation to maintain the operation of your swimming pool or spa barrier to prevent access to the pool or spa.

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