Industry Information and Government Submissions

The Swimming Pool and Spa Association of NSW & ACT (SPASA NSW & ACT) regularly makes submissions to government on a range of issues likely to impact the swimming pool industry. It also responds to discussion papers released by government and regulators. The Swimming Pool and Spa Association of NSW & ACT maintains a strong relationship with Federal, State and Local Government, bureaucrats and the media through formal and informal lobbying.    

Response to the Reform of the Home Building Compensation Fund

 - Download the submission here

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Improving the ACT Building Regulatory System

 - Download the submission here

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SPASA responds to BPB Proposed & Expanded Amendments

 - Download the submission here

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SPASA responds to BPB Proposed Amendments

 - Download the submission here

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SPASA responds to Swimming Pool Barrier Review 2015

 - Download the submission here

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SPASA Response to the BPB Act Review Discussion Paper

 - Download the full submission here

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ACCC - Criteria for Accepting International Standards and Risk Assessments for Product Safety

 - Download the full submission here

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NSW Changes to the Home Building Act

 - Download the information here

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BPB Supports Mutual Recognition Pathway for E1 Swimming Pool Accredited Certifiers

 - Download the Information Sheet here

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NSW Pool & Spa Barrier Inspection UPDATE

 - Download the update here

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Swimming Pool and Spa Industry CHEMICAL SECURITY - VOLUNTARY CODE OF PRACTICE

 - Download the full submission here

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Accreditation of Swimming Pool Certifiers in NSW

 - Download the full submission here

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Home Building Regulation 2014

 - Download the full submission here

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(Listed Chemical Product – "Home Swimming Pool and Spa Products) Standard 2014

 - Download the full submission here

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Relative Cost of Doing Business in Australia

 - Download the full submission here

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Practice Note 17 - Application of Section 22 of the Swimming Pools Act 1992

 - Download the full guide here

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Repair, Replace & Refund Guide for the Swimming Pool & Spa Industry

 - Download the full guide here

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APVMA'S Cost Recovery Arrangements

 - Download the full submission here

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Regulation of Design & Inspection Practitioners in the ACT

 - Download the full submission here

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What you need to know about Portable Swimming Pools

(Supplier Guide)

 - Download the article here

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Mandatory Portable Swimming Pool Labelling

  - Download the article here

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Operation and Maintenance of Public Pools in NSW

  - Download the article here

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Out of Ground Pool Walls & Other Significant Concerns

   - Download the full submission here

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Chemical Security Code of Practice 

   - Download the full submission here

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Out of Ground Pool Walls

   - Download the full submission here 

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Mandating ‘Smart Appliance’ Interfaces for Air Conditioners, Water Heaters and other Appliances (inc. Pool Pumps and Controllers)

   - Download the full submission here

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A Sustainable Swimming Pool and Spa Industry 

   - Download the full submission here 

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NSW Water Safety Strategy 

   - Download the full submission here 

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Proposal For Change - NCC for Heating of a Swimming Pool

  - Download the full submission here

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Amendment Regulation 154AB Special Requirements fo Occupation Certificates for Development involving Swimming Pools or Spas

  - Download the full submission here 

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Consumer Goods (Portable Swimming Pools) Safety Standard 2012

  - Download the full submission here 

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Reform to the Home Building Act 1989 Issues Paper

  - Download the full submission here 

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Stage 2 - Submission to CPSISC on Certificate III & Certificate IV Qualification Structure of Swimming Pool and Spa Service

  - Download the full submission here 

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Submission to CPSISC on Certificate III & Certificate IV Qualification Structure of Swimming Pool and Spa Service 

   - Download the full submission here 

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Proposed Amendments to the Swimming Pools Act Review

   - Download the full submission here 

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BCBA Prelimary Impact Assessment

   - Download the full submission here

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Public Health Regulation 2011

   - Download the full submission here 

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Response to APVMA 2012-2013 Operational Plan

   - Download the full submission here 

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Reporting of Taxable Payments for Contractors in the Building and Construction Industry

   - Download the full submission here 

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Review of Permanent Water Conservation Measures & Temporary Water Restrictions

   - Download the full submission here 

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Draft Regulatory Proposal for Portable Swimming Pools

    - Download the full submission here 

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ACT Planning & Land Authority Swimming Pool Fencing

   - Download the full submission here 

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HWI Underwriting Guidelines for Builders and Intermediaries  

   - Download the full submission here 

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A re-write of the Home Building Act 1989

   - Download the full submission here 

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Guidelines for the Use of Inflatable Pools (Consumer & Supplier)

   - Download the full submission here 

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Cost Recovery Impact Statement (CRIS)

   - Download the full submission here 

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