Victoria's City of Moreland council is in danger of falling behind in pool safety checks as it devotes resources to external cladding inspections, according to a recent article in the Herald Sun.
At SPASA's inaugural Leadership Convention, the three keynote speakers — Michael McQueen, Dr Jason Fox and Alisa Camplin OAM — shared their strategies for success, encouraging attendees to look at the big picture and plan for future growth within their businesses.
Fluidra and Zodiac Pool Solutions have announced a merger, expected to close in the first half of 2018. Fluidra will maintain global headquarters in Barcelona, Spain, and North American headquarters in San Diego, CA. The merged company will keep Fluidra's name and operate in more than 45 countries, including Australia.
If you're a SPASA Vic member and you can't answer that question, you may want to get along to the association's AGM on 8 November and listen to guest speaker Greg Johnson, Principal Consultant of Ascend Business Partners.
Zodiac is rewarding both retail and trade customers this summer. Under the trade-based Freestyle Rewards program, pool shop professionals can earn points and claim rewards when they sell eligible Zodiac products.
Waterco has rounded out 2017 by taking home the coveted SPASA National Training and Excellence Award — adding to three state wins for the Waterco Advance program.
Jonas Leisure has launched a mobile-friendly solution to help leisure and fitness centres manage sales and sell memberships.
Katoomba looks set to be the latest public pool casualty, with locals up in arms over the Blue Mountains City Council proposal to close the 50 m outdoor pool in an effort to curb high maintenance costs.
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SPASA Australia has announced that it will host a series of training courses at the 2018 SPLASH! trade show, which can be used to acquire CPD (continuing professional development) points.
Pilot projects for power demand response have been announced for Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. While this is one way to reduce energy use, SPASA Australia is objecting to the use of demand response for pool pumps.
SPASA Australia has appointed a new sales executive: David Stennett. Stennett will oversee sales for the SPLASH! magazine and expo, as well as bringing his diverse knowledge and skills to the association. Stennett's appointment comes after the resignation of Karen Jacques from the role of national sales manager of SPLASH!, effective 20 October 2017.