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Useful links and pdf downloads of brochures and relevant information regarding the new laws pertaining to pools and spas for all pool owners, landlords and real estate agents.

Pool Safety Certificates apply for all:

  • Residential homes and rental properties
  • Body corporates and units
  • Hotels, motels and caravan parks
  • Resorts and large complexes

1Tips for pool owners, landlords, real estate agents and managers of complexes or hotels

Questions and answers included in this pdf:

  1. Who should I contact if my pool fence has been damaged by the recent
    floods?
  2. Can I repair the fence myself?
  3. Do I need an approval to carry out minor repairs and do the repairs need to be inspected by a pool safety inspector or a building certifier?
  4. If the pool fence requires more than just minor repairs (for example more
    than 2.4 metres of fence is damaged or more than two fence post are affected) can I do the repairs myself?
  5. If the repairs to the pool fence do require a building approval, will the fence need to be inspected when the work is completed?
  6. I am a landlord or a tenant of a rental property with a pool. How do the flood and cyclone related exemptions apply to me?Tips for pool owners
  7. Can home owners enter into a new lease agreement for their property from 8 January until 8 July 2011 without a pool safety certificate?
  8. What about rental houses with pools that have already been inspected but a pool safety certificate has not yet been issued?
  9. How do I register my pool?
  10. Is the new pool safety standard much different from the old standards?
  11. If there is a shared pool associated with long term accommodation (e.g. a unit complex) and the pool belongs to the body corporate, when is a certificate required, and by whom?
  12. If there is a shared pool associated with short term accommodation (e.g. a hotel), when is a certificate required, and by whom?
  13. If I am selling my property, what do I need to do to comply with the new laws?
  14. When a form 36 is issued, who is then responsible for obtaining the pool safety certificate?

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  1. Can a potential purchaser get a pool safety certificate for a pool?
  2. What happens if I get a nonconformity notice?
  3. Can a Form 11 (certificate of classification) or a Form 17 (final inspection certificate) be used instead of a pool safety certificate?
  4. My spa has a fully lockable, solid cover. Do I still need to have a complying barrier for the spa, and why?
  5. Does my above ground pool need to have a separate barrier?Tips for pool owners

Renting a Property - Neighbours - Exemptions

  1. Do the new pool inspections need to occur each time a property is tenanted?
  2. I am a tenant of a property with no barrier around the pool. The owners refuse to put a barrier in. Who can I report this to?
  3. My neighbour has a pool - I’ve heard that trees on my property may need to be removed in order for my neighbour’s pool to comply with the new legislation. Is this correct?
  4. Exemptions - Are there any exemptions available under the new laws and who can grant them?
  5. What about exemptions and variations granted before the new pool safety laws?

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Selling a Property with a Pool

Information in this download is for buyers, sellers and real estate agents. There is a separate fact sheet provided for buildings in which short-term accommodation is provided, such as hotels, motels and backpacker hostels.

  1. Pools affected by the laws - Shared pools, non-shared pools, spas and portable pools
  2. Contracts of sale - before entering into a contract, before contract and after contract, and auction
  3. Pool safety certificates - How do I get a pool safety certificate?Selling a property with a pool
  4. Does the pool safety certificate need to be displayed?
  5. Is a new pool safety certificate required before each sale?
  6. Where there is a shared pook, does every unit owner need to have a pool inspected separately?
  7. What happens if the pool doesn't comply at inspection?
  8. What are the penalities for noncompliance?

1Pool Safety Information - Real estate agents, property managers and other property agents

Information in this download is for real estate agents, property managers and other property agents. It relates to the new pool safety laws and how they affect sales, leases and other accommodation agreements.

  1. Pool safety information for property agents.
  2. Flood and cyclone exemption and pools affected by the laws.
  3. Pool safety forms - Form 23, 36Tips for real estate agents, property managers and agents.
  4. Key Changes
  5. Shared and non-shared pools
  6. Contracts of sale; before entering into a contract, before and after settlement
  7. Leases and other accommodation agreements
  8. Phase in periods
  9. Penalities for noncompliance
  10. Pool safety certificates

 

 

Government Referenced Documents

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Form 36 - Notice of no pool safety certificate
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Form 37 - Notice of no pool safety certificate (accommodation agreement, non-shared pool)
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Form 9 - Entry Notice - Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008
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Government Checklist
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Queensland Development Code Swimming Pool Barriers
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A review of Queensland's swimming pool safety laws is contained in this report.
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New Pool Safety Laws

New Pool Safety Laws -
Queensland Government

The Queensland Government has introduced Australia’s toughest new pool safety laws as a result of the most comprehensive review of Queensland’s swimming pool safety laws in nearly 20 years.
The new pool safety laws aim to further reduce the incidences of drowning and serious immersion injuries of young children in swimming pools.

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New Pool Safety Laws


A review of Queensland's swimming pool safety laws is contained in this report.

Report

 
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