The Queensland Government has pool safety laws aimed at reducing the incidences of drowning and immersion injuries of young children in swimming pools. These laws affect new and existing pools.
Under Queensland Government rules you are required to have a pool safety certificate in place when selling or leasing a property with a pool.
Detailed information on the legislation is available on the Department of Housing and Public Works .
Council's pool safety team can assist you
Council can assist you through the complicated process. We highly trained licensed pool safety inspectors who conduct pool safety inspections, provide pool safety certificates and who will assist you meet state government requirements.
Please note council requires payment prior to provisions of these services.
Contact council's Building and Plumbing Services on (07) 5420 8611 to arrange a suitable inspection time.
Request a pool safety inspection [Word 341KB].