The Queensland Governments Pool Safety Council is responsible for administering regulations and amendments to Pool safety laws. The information on this page is provided by the Pool Safety Council to assist you in understanding these regulations and also your responsibilities in relation to Pool Safety.

News 1Barriers and Ground Clearance

News Flash by the Pool Safety Council on Regulations for assessing gaps between the bottom of a barrier and the finished ground level.

News 2Effective Pool Fence Height

News Flash on Regulations for effective Pool Fence Height regulations.

News 3Is your Pool Safety Inspector Qualified?

News Flash on qualifications required by Pool Safety Inspectors

News 4Changes to Pool Fencing Laws

News Flash on the most recent changes to Pool Fencing Laws.

News 5Pool Owners and Property Agents

A comprehensive guideline to assist pool owners (including bodies corporate) and property agents to understand their pool safety responsibilities.

News 6Requirements for CPR and Warning Signs

Pool safety laws require a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) sign, complying with Guideline 7-CPR published by the Australian Resuscitation Council in February 2006, to be displayed near each pool by 30 November 2015, or earlier if the property is sold or leased first.