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Asia Pacific Convention

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 27 February 2013
SPASA invited to first Asia Pacific Swimming Pool Association Convention  

Improving trading relations for Australian companies

The Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance (SPASA) was invited to represent Australia at the inaugural Malaysian Swimming Pool Association (MSPA) Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on the 21stFebruary 2013.

SPASA President, Peter Moore and SPASA CEO, Spiros Dassakis delivered presentations on the Australian swimming pool industry and the need to build better industry relations between Australian companies and the broader Asia Pacific Region.  

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Cal Stanley

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 18th August 2013
LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ANNOUNCED........Cal Stanley recognised for industry contribution

Cal Stanley of Western Australia has been awarded a “Life Achievement Award” by the Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance (SPASA).

Announced at SPASA’s Awards of Excellence on Saturday 17 August, the Life Achievement Award acknowledges individuals for their outstanding contribution to the Australian swimming pool and spa industry.   

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Chemical Code

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 12th August 2013
SPASA LAUNCHES INDUSTRY SPECIFIC CHEMICAL SECURITY VOLUNTARY CODE OF PRACTICE

The Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance (SPASA) has worked with the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department to develop a swimming pool and spa industry specific Chemical Security Voluntary Code of Practice. The industry specific code is based on the National Code of Practice for Chemicals of Security Concern and contains information to help protect your chemicals from theft by understanding your security risks and putting practical security measures in place.   

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Chemicals Offically Launched

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 26th July 2013
Officially Launched

Voluntary Code of Practice for Chemicals of Security Concern

The Voluntary Code of Practice for Chemicals of Security Concern which was developed in partnership with  industry was offically launced by the Federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus in Canberra on 25th July 2013.

The Voluntary Code of Practice is for importers, distributors, transporters, universities, agricultural sector, hardware stores, swimming pool and spa industry, hairdressers and any other industry sector that manufacturers, handles or uses any of these chemicals.   

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Cleaning a Swimming Pool

logo_news NEWS RELEASE 21st October 2013
CLEANING A POOL IN A BUSHFIRE AFFECTED AREA

 In the first instance, home owners should take a water sample to their local licensed pool shop / pool professional so it can be tested. If that is not possible, then we would suggest the following:

Following any bushfire there is always debris, ash and environmental impurities left in the water. These impurities throw off the chemical balance in swimming pools and will cause pools to either go green or cloudy. It is important to first remove as much debris and ash from the swimming pool water and make sure all skimmer and pump baskets are clean.    

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