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Law Passed

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NEWS RELEASE
24th October 2012                                                                             
NSW SWIMMING POOL LEGISLATION PASSED  
Flawed Legislation & Selective Consultation

The NSW Parliament passed the Swimming Pools Amendment Bill 2012 yesterday (23 October 2012) without amendment or objection but the Swimming Pool & Spa Association of NSW’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Spiros Dassakis says the amendments are flawed and unlikely to make an impact on the numbers of children drowning in NSW. 

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Mandatory Pool Barrier

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13th SEPT 2012
Mandatory Pool Barrier Inspections Announced - Peak Industry Body Responds  

The Swimming Pool & Spa Association of NSW (SPASA NSW), whilst applauding government for taking action to protect toddlers by introducing new legislation to ensure backyard pools comply with regulations, we believe that there may be significant problems with what has been proposed. Namely:
 

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SPASA NSW Partners with Govern

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14th SEPT 2012
SPASA NSW partners with Federal Government to help keep Australia safe from terrorism  

The Swimming Pool and Spa Association of NSW (SPASA NSW) has helped to develop a chemical security podcast featuring the Australian Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon. The podcast raises awareness of the security risks of everyday chemicals and urges members of the community to report suspicious activity to the National Security Hotline on 1800 123 400. SPASA NSW Chief Executive Officer, Spiros Dassakis, and owner of Sydney’s oldest Pool Shop, Richard Dunn also contributed to the podcast. 

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Spiros Cert III

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NEWS RELEASE
5th October 2012                                                                             
Service Technician Qualification For NSW CEO  
SPASA NSW CEO - Walks his Talk

SPASA CEO, Spiros Dassakis has successfully completed the Certificate III in Swimming Pool Repairs, Servicing and Interior Finishes and is now a Qualified and Licensed Pool & Spa Technician.

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