Swimming Pool Barrier Policy

The Swimming Pool Barrier Policy was adopted by Council on the 14 August 2019.

The objectives of this policy are to:

  • Ensure Council meets all obligations under the Swimming Pools Act 1992 (the Act),
  • Raise community awareness of the importance of swimming pool safety,
  • Provide a functional and transparent framework for the management of swimming pools across the Shire, and
  • Reduce drowning and near-drowning events within the Shire.