The longest standing state-based SPASA CEO, Brendan Watkins, has resigned. He had marshalled the Victorian organisation since 2006.
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SPASA Victoria has highlighted the dangers of using non-SPASA members following an investigation into the behaviour of former AFL star Nick Stevens.
In a case that highlights the importance of supervision, the stepfather of a five-year-old boy who drowned at a UK water park has been jailed for more than seven years. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter by gross negligence.
As well as the informative news items and product information, this issue has many features some great information on how swimming is helping our country become healthier, and reasons why swimming pools are a great social and financial investment.
The recent Sydney Pool Spa & Outdoor Living Expo at Rosehill Gardens has drawn a serious audience of eager pool and spa consumers.
Following strong showings in Melbourne and Sydney, the Perth Pool Spa & Outdoor Living Expo also attracted excellent numbers, breaking the existing record for event.
South Australia sizzled in this summer and SPASA is expecting the warm weather to translate into bumper crowds for the new look Pool Spa & Outdoor Living Expo from March 24 to 25 at Adelaide Showground.
Chris Newton says he has the answer for when your prospect says: “We’d like to go with you but we’ve got a lower quote by $3000 – can you do a better deal?”
Melbourne photographer Tom Blachford is showcasing the fourth instalment in his Midnight Modern series at Michael Reid Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
The WA Pool Spa & Outdoor Living Expo is being held on the weekend of March 10 and 11.
Almost 400,000 Active Kids vouchers have been downloaded to help pay for kids swimming lessons and other active sports in New South Wales, indicating the program’s state-wide success. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she is thrilled that parents were using the opportunity to download their $100 voucher to cover the cost of sports and active recreation […]
Urbnsurf has announced it has recently secured $28.3 million in funding to develop Urbnsurf Melbourne at Melbourne Airport, the world’s first full-sized Wavegarden “Cove” surfing lagoon.
The Public Health Amendment (Review) Act 2017 now clarifies that public swimming pools include pools on private premises that are used for commercial purpose. This does not include backyard pools used for private lessons such as where a homeowner hires a swim teacher to teach their child to swim in their pool.
The ACCC commissioned a study by the Royal Life Saving Society of WA (RLSSWA) to test and compare the swimming skills of children aged between two and 12 while wearing and not wearing the tails and fins.
SPASA Victoria has hailed their Melbourne summer consumer show as the second-highest grossing pool and spa consumer show ever held. Revenue raised was in excess of $920,000, just behind the highest revenue raiser – the 2013 Melbourne consumer expo at $932,000. SPASA Victoria says this is a ringing endorsement of their strategic decision to commit […]
Pool-Water Products has announced that Keith Andrews retired in February, after 20 years of service.