Swimming Pools and Fences
Expand the sections below to find out more about requirements of pool owners in the Dubbo Regional Council Local Government Area.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES AS A POOL OWNER
People who have a pool are responsible for ensuring the pool safety barriers, such as fencing and gates, are installed, operated and maintained to the Australian Standard.
Owners must also ensure that any gates or doors providing access to the pool area are kept closed at all times.
POOL REGISTRATIONS AND INSPECTIONS
All pool owners must have their pool registered on the NSW Swimming Pool Register.
Owners who fail to register their pool may be issued a penalty of $220.
Registering your pool is free.
You can register your pool online at NSW Government's website; view the webpage NSW Swimming Pool Register.
If you have any safety questions, you can view NSW Government's website; view the webpage Pool Inspection Self-Assessment Checklist
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Last Edited: 22 Mar 2023