Waterco has topped the class at the SPASA Awards of Excellence, taking home not only the Training and Excellence Award in three states (NSW/ACT, Queensland and South Australia), but also securing the coveted National Training and Excellence Award.
All our efforts to promote water safety appear to be working: Australia has experienced a 24% reduction in fatal drownings since 2002/03, the Royal Life Saving National Drowning Report 2017 has found.
SPASA Australia's inaugural Leadership Convention has been pronounced a resounding success. The industry's top leaders met in Sydney on 31 August to learn from inspiring keynote speakers and industry leaders who shared their insights, experience and practical concepts.
SPASA Australia has developed a game-changing initiative for the pool and spa industry: a CPD program designed to recognise and promote professionalism. The SPASA Australia Certification & Accreditation Program will reward individuals and businesses for their learning and development efforts by granting them SPASA Accredited or SPASA Certified status.
SPASA Australia has been hard at work campaigning to ensure the best possible outcomes for its members with regards to changes in Australian standards and qualifications. Here is an update on SPASA's advocacy over the last six months.
SPASA Australia has acquired the SPLASH! brand from The Intermedia Group and Interpoint Events. The acquisition of the brand includes both SPLASH! magazine and the SPLASH! Pool & Spa Trade Show.
Zodiac Australia has been announced as the Gold Sponsor of the National Awards of Excellence. The awards will be held the evening after the Leadership Convention, on 31 August at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney.
SPASA Australia and Clark Rubber have collaborated to develop a tailored program to deliver the Certificate III in Swimming Pool and Spa Service qualification to all its franchisees and pool technicians across Australia.
If the answer is yes, you should get along to SAFETYconnect at Rosehill Gardens in Sydney this month. Over 400 professionals have already signed up to attend this world-class conference and expo.
Are you managing multiple generations within your business? Not sure how to approach baby boomers or millennials? Pool and spa industry leaders will share their secrets of industry leadership in a panel session at SPASA Australia's Leadership Convention on 31 August.
Apex Pools & Spas has taken out the 2017 SPASA Victoria Pool of the Year award, receiving the prize in front of more than 430 industry stakeholders at the 2017 Awards of Excellence on Saturday, 29 July at the MCG.
Victorian Planning Minister Richard Wynne is yet to respond to an industry stakeholder collaboration campaign for mandatory barrier inspection legislation in Victoria.
You work hard in your business, yet somehow you just don't seem to be getting ahead financially. Does this sound like you? The reality is that over the lifetime of a business, 40% of businesses consistently lose money, 30% just break even and only about 30% make marginal profits.
Funding is available for water safety organisations, community groups and research bodies to help prevent drowning deaths throughout NSW. The Water Safety Fund Community Grants Program is open for applications until 4 August 2017.