Equipotential bonding of swimming pools and spas

20 May, 2013 | Supplied by: Master Electricians Australia

Swimming pool and electrical contractors should be aware of the supplementary requirements for equipotential bonding in the pool and spa pool zone.

Mandatory agvet chemical re-registration law passes House of Reps

19 May, 2013

The House of Representatives has approved the Federal Government's changes to agricultural and veterinary chemical legislation by just one vote.

National industry body appoints state CEO to CPSISC Committee

19 May, 2013

The Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Australia Ltd (SPASA Australia) today announced the appointment of SPASA Victoria CEO, Brendan Watkins to a significant representational role with the federal industry training advisory body, CPSISC (

NSW Swimming Pool Register launched

17 May, 2013

The website allows pool owners to download an appropriate 'self-assessment' checklist and register their pool.

Industry national body and branding not recognised

16 May, 2013

A message from the Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance:

Barriers for out-of-ground concrete pools/infinity edge pools

16 May, 2013

Does the elevated wall of a swimming pool or infinity edge, 1.2 m or more in height, form part of a required child safety barrier?

New logos for SPASA Australia and states

14 May, 2013

Four partner states and SPASA Australia have adopted a consistent logo as part of a concerted move to work closer together.

Portable Spas and the Australian Market

02 May, 2013

Due to a range of factors, the portable spa market in Australia has experienced a downturn in the past five years. But with the variety of benefits provided by spas, perhaps it's just a case of poor marketing? Pool + Spa Magazine discussed the state of the portable spa market in Australia with Brian Jamieson from Lifestyle Spas and Jaclyn Anderson from Endless Spas.

NSW Swimming Pool Register Launched Today

29 April, 2013

NSW Government Swimming Pool Register has been launched today. The website allows pool owners to download an appropriate 'self assessment' check list and register their pool.

Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance (SPASA) Convention 2013

29 April, 2013

The Swimming Pool and Spa Alliance (SPASA) is launching the SPASA CONVENTION.
 SPASA Convention is the result of SPASA and its members sharing the same vision and strategy to deliver a national trade expo.

The Science Behind the Soak

25 April, 2013 by Dr Bruce E. Becker

What You Should be Sharing with Your Shoppers. Human beings have enjoyed warm water immersion since before written history. Many of our earliest habitation sites were established around natural hot springs.

Getting Ready For Tax Time

23 April, 2013 by Greg Hayes

June 30 will be here before you know it, so its time to get serious with your tax planning. But don’t get caught up in the hype, test your ideas against these three tax planning rules.

Five Minutes with Jim Wilson, Owner of Irresistible Pools and Spas

18 April, 2013 by Rebecca Brennan

In 1980 I started working for a pool company in Wentworthville. I worked there for five years until they went out of business. My boss at the time told me that he thought I had the potential to do it all on my own, so that's what I did.

Universal Magazines Moves Pool+Spa Across to B2B Specialist Arm

09 April, 2013

Universal Magazines (UM) announced today that it is moving Pool+Spa magazine and sister website across to its specialist B2B publishing arm, Westwick-Farrow Media (WFM).

SPASA Heating Submission supported by Australian Building Codes Board

09 April, 2013

Industry to benefit through uniform provisions.

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