The Mildura and Swan Hill councils estimate about 93 per cent of residential swimmingpools and spas in their municipalities still haven’t been registered, with new… Read More »Thousands of swimming pools in north-west Victoria remain unregistered
While all Victorian pools and spas must already be fenced, many become unsafe over time because of wear and tear, house alterations or ground movements.
Under the changes, pools and spas must be inspected every three years.
The Victorian government has again been urged by a coroner to implement better pool safety measures following the drowning death of a two-year-old boy, who… Read More »Toddler’s drowning prompts coroner to call for action on backyard pool fences
THE mother of a little girl who drowned in AFL coach Mark Harvey’s back yard pool asked for permission to block a gap in its fence which she thought posed a danger to the three-year-old.