Pool safety in rental properties

10 Dec 2020

Summertime fun with pools – whether it is a built-in pool, or a portable blow up pool – do you know the pool safety laws and what is required whether you are an owner or a tenant?

The Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) has connected with the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) to provide timely information as people start diving into their pools this summer. Critical information is provided about compliance, securing barrier gates, fines for propping gates open, and portable pools without pool fences.

Be informed as we cover topics on:

  • Pool safety laws
  • Compliance and pool barriers
  • Responsibilities for owners and tenants
  • Helpful information
Original publication on 10 Dec 2020
Last updated on 23 Jul 2021

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