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2014 Expo

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 24 February 2014
Crowds flock to SPASA Expo 

Pools, spas and outdoor living triumphs

Resort Living was one of the key themes of the 2014 Pool Spa & Outdoor Living Expo held by the Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance (SPASA). 
 
The expo was packed full of feature displays, special show offers and new releases from over 90 exhibiting leading suppliers, plus many of Sydney’s award-winning pools, spas and landscape designers. Also on display were the latest shade systems, gazebos, pool and spa heating systems, outdoor furniture, outdoor tiles and pool/spa finishes.   

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Accreditation of Pool Certifiers

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 6 August 2014
Building Professionals Board - Call for Submissions
Accreditation of Swimming Pool Certifiers
 
The Building Professionals Board (BPB) proposes to introduce a new category of accredited certifier - E1 Swimming Pool Certification in NSW - to certify that swimming pools and spa pools have a compliant child resistant barrier and warning notices.
 
From 29 April 2015, residential properties and tourist accommodation with a swimming pool or spa pool must have a certificate of compliance* for the pool barrier before the property can be leased or sold.. 

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ACT New Swimming Pool Regulations

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 17 February 2014
New Swimming Pool Regulations  

ACT Government to consider tightening of Swimming pool Regulations

New regulations may be on the way, as the ACT government considers new measures, including regular pool and spa barrier inspections as well as a territory-wide register.
 
Proposed new regulations are part of a 2011 Discussion Paper from the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate that, according to the office of the Minister for the Environment, Simon Corbell, the government will consider early this year. Among the measures that the paper recommends are a register for all ACT pools and spas, and regular inspections.  

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Alliance Board Appointments

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 19 March 2014
SPASA Board Appointments 
Stability to drive strategic direction
 
The Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance (SPASA) announced the appointment of the following board members for the 2014/15 period at its Annual General Meeting held on the 19th March.   

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And the Winners are

logo_newsNEWS RELEASE 14 June 2014
...........And the Winners are?
SPASA acknowledge Excellence
 
Extraordinary achievement in creativity, innovation, design and service from pool and spa companies were recognised at the recent Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance (SPASA) annual Awards of Excellence. 
 
Representatives from all sectors of the pool and spa industry gathered to celebrate the industry’s ‘best of the best’, at Oatlands House, OATLANDS NSW on June 14. 

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