Aquatics and Commercial

news of interest to commercial and public pool operators, builders and designers, and the aquatics industry

Aloha Pools wins Victorian Pool of the Year

More than 440 industry stakeholders attended the Awards of Excellence Gala night in Melbourne at the MCG, a number that SPASA Victoria says represents the largest ever industry awards gathering.

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Boost for sustainable pool and spa industry as Climate Care Certification launched

A brand new, comprehensive certification system has been launched for efficiency and sustainability in the swimming pool and spa industry.

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Win a trip to Las Vegas at the Andrew Simons Memorial Golf Day

The Andrew Simons Memorial Golf Day is held on the Friday of every SPLASH! Pool & Spa Trade Show.

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Pierce Pool Supplies celebrates 120 years in business

This year Pierce Pool Supplies is celebrating a significant milestone unmatched by any other Australian aquatics player – 120 years in business with 80 of those in the pool industry.

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SPASA Australia shortlisted for Association of the Year award

The Swimming Pool & Spa Association of Australia (SPASA) has been shortlisted as an Association of the Year finalist.

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Brisbane’s Laguna development to be built around giant pool

The multi-use swimming pool is a key component and main selling point of the Laguna residential development in Queensland.

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Fluidra and Zodiac close merger

Fluidra and Zodiac have closed their overall merger, announced in November 2017.

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Dreamworld CEO resigns in wake of coronial inquest

The long list of revelations about safety at the inquest into the deaths of Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett, Roozi Araghi and Cindy Low, who were killed on the Thunder River Rapids Ride in October 2016, has led to the resignation of Dreamworld CEO Craig Davidson.

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Full week of industry education at SPLASH! on the Gold Coast

For the first time ever, SPASA and SPLASH! have put together almost a full week of training options during the week of July 30 to August 2.

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Elena Gosse, CEO of Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) has been awarded the Industry Advocacy Award in the national 2018 Women in Industry Awards.

Women’s advocate wins award for advocating for the pool and spa industry

Elena Gosse, CEO of Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) has been awarded the Industry Advocacy Award in the national 2018 Women in Industry Awards.

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Dreamworld ride operators didn’t know of emergency stop button, inquest told

Ride operators on the Thunder River Rapids ride at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast didn’t know there was an emergency stop button which would have shut down the ride within two seconds, and inquest into four deaths on the ride has heard.

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Freedom Pools Sydney wins NSW & ACT Pool of the Year

Freedom Pools Sydney has won SPASA’s NSW & ACT Pool of the Year award.

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Majestic Pools & Landscapes wins Queensland Pool of the Year

Majestic Pools & Landscapes has won Pool of the Year at SPASA’s Queensland Awards of Excellence.

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Elite Pool Constructions wins SA Pool of the Year

Elite Pool Constructions has won the South Australian Pool of the Year at the recent SPASA SA Awards of Excellence. 

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Latest aquatic tenders for pool management and operation

The latest aquatic tenders for pool managements and operation with July close dates.

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Industry leader and women’s advocate to present at SPLASH!

Elena Gosse, CEO of Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) and current dual-finalist in the Women in Industry Awards, will be presenting at the Women in Leadership seminar during SPLASH! Week.

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