Find out what you need to know about Queensland’s swimming pool safety standards and where to find more information.
The standards have been implemented to reduce drowning and immersion injuries, and they apply all over the state, including the Central Highlands. They are covered in a few legal codes including the
- Queensland Development Code Mandatory Part 3.4
- Australian Standard 1926. 1
- Building Act 1975
- Building Regulation 2006
Central Highlands Regional Council is the local regulatory body for swimming pool safety in the Central Highlands and undertakes inspections in accordance with these standards.