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Residential Pools and Spas

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Replace potty skimmers now

SPASA NSW has issued a urgent recommendation to service technicians concerning potty skimmers. SPASA says that if you come across any of these old fashioned...

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The slowest of the slow

If you think it takes a long time to get a DA through Leichhardt council, you’re not wrong. Leichhardt has again won the unwanted award...

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PQ to manufacture in WA

Premium Quality Pool Products (PQ) will shortly commence manufacturing and increase its warehouse capabilities in Western Australia. The new entity will be known locally as...

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Doing business in China

Austrade is trying to ensure Australian businesses make the most of the China connection as we approach the Beijing Olympics. Austrade CEO, Peter O’Byrne said...

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Consumers pour into expos

It seems the gloom of the water crisis, rising interest rates and a cool eastern summer have not deterred all homeowners from wanting a swimming...

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Pool drownings increase

Royal Life Saving has released its annual report into drowning, highlighting an increase in pool drownings compared to the five-year average. The five year average...

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OFT lines up owner builders…

…and contractors get caught in the crossfire   The NSW Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is targeting unlicensed building work on owner-builder sites. In October,...

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Tough on turf

Water restrictions may have adversely affected the swimming pool and spa industry, but they have reportedly devastated the turf industry in Victoria, with the ban...

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NSW councils revolt against Sartor

Public swimming pools and other basic community facilities across NSW are under threat due to State Government plans to slash development contributions, according to Local...

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Chemical fire under control

Three days before Christmas, the fire brigade was called to out to a warehouse fire in Melbourne’s western suburbs, where some of Chemtura’s pool and...

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$10m in water grants up for grabs

Businesses, local councils and community groups across Victoria can receive money in a $10 million water-saving initiative from the State Government.   The Stormwater and...

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New Qld fencing regulations

Queenslanders have been invited to comment on the proposed changes to the State’s swimming pool fencing and safety regulations. The Queensland Government is proposing to replace...



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