MSSA 76D Swimming Pool Safety

SA – HENDRY building surveyors advise a revised Minister’s Specification SA 76D – Swimming Pool Safety – new prescribed requirements for upgrading prescribed swimming pools took effect on 15 May 2014 by notice in the Government Gazette. The Minister’s Specification was revised to refer to the 2012 version of Australian Standard AS 1926.1. Note that the Minister’s Specification only applied to prescribed… Read more

Swimming Pool Safety: Building Code of Australia

SA – HENDRY building surveyors advise that the SA Planning Division has issued an Advisory Note building titled ‘TECHNICAL: Swimming Pool Safety: Councils inspection of new swimming pools’. The Development (Swimming Pool Safety) Variation Regulations 2013 were announced in the Government Gazette on 19 December 2013 and come into effect on 1 January 2014… (more) Further Advice For building surveying… Read more

AS 1926: Inconsistent Building Code of Australia (BCA) Requirements

NSW – HENDRY building certifiers advise that the NSW Department of Planning issued a Building Regulations Advisory Note BS 10 005 on AS 1926 to advise practitioners and the industry of an inconsistency between the NSW variations to Building Code of Australia (BCA) 2010 and the NSW Swimming Pools Act 1992 and its Regulations in lieu of directly adopting the child resistant… Read more