Features

abridged image-friendly articles from SPLASH!

Peter Rabbidge

Peter Rabbidge retires after four decades in the swimming pool industry

After nearly 45 years working in the swimming pool and spa industry, Peter Rabbidge has retired from Zeolite Australia and the industry.

Continue Reading

How to build high end pools for wealthy clients

  By Cal Stanley If you aspire to build pools at the upper end of the market, there are a few things you must know and do to succeed. First and foremost is that your customers are likely to be worth far more than you so don’t screw them around or you may find out […]

Continue Reading

Pool pumps may face national regulation as new proposals considered

Acting national GEMS regulator and E3 chair Rick Miles updates us on the upcoming considerations for national regulation of pool pumps and the status of the E3 program.

Continue Reading
tallest inflatable waterslide in the world

Perth slide is now officially tallest inflatable waterslide in the world

The new tallest inflatable waterslide in the world has been crowned at Perth’s Xscape at the City pop-up waterpark.

Continue Reading

The seas beckon for swimming pool industry veterans

Dennis Baxter and Nelleke Gilhuys from Niagara Pool Supplies look back on their time in the Australian swimming pool industry, as they plan to sail off into a well deserved retirement.

Continue Reading

Ian Mewett retires from Compass Pools

Fibreglass pool pioneer Ian Mewett has handed on the baton. Watch his interview recorded at SPLASH! 2014.

Continue Reading

Report finds pools can increase home value by a third

The Secret Agent report shows some home values can rise by half a million dollars.

Continue Reading

Winterising your pool shop business

While winter can be a tough time for pool shops, there are ways to help keep the cool cash flowing.

Continue Reading

Cai Guo-Qiang’s Brisbane pool of art

Building and maintaining a watery work of art is a demanding brief.

Continue Reading

Titanic opportunity as diva’s epic pool for sale

Celine Dion’s $US72m property includes its own waterpark featuring a lazy river, waterslides and tip bucket.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

The contrast and harmony of air, earth and water

This house and pool provide a spectacle in which man takes on nature.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Aussie mermaid stars at Cannes

A Byron Bay local has made a splash at Cannes as a film star and a mermaid in a fishbowl.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Planning for the future

WaterMarc is designed to please the community now, while being geared for future expansion.

Continue Reading

Sigiriya: the world’s oldest landscaped water garden

Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya Rock is famous for its past, present and even future.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Largest evacuated solar panel installation in Australia

Craig Doncon of Supreme Heating WA spoke with SPLASH! from the top of the South West Sports Centre in Bunbury, WA.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Aussies Best in Show at Chelsea

The Trailfinders Australian Garden has won the top honour at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show.

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }
The new & improved SPLASH! Trade Directory is now live!