Council seeks comment on Draft Swimming Pool Inspection Program

The Act requires Council, as the local authority, to develop and adopt an appropriate and affordable swimming pool inspection program aimed at increasing the safety of children around backyard swimming pools.

The draft document will be on public exhibition until Friday 25 October 2013.

A copy of the Draft Mandatory Pool Inspection Program can be downloaded here or hardcopies can be obtained from the Barham and Moulamein Council Offices. Further Information on Swimming Pools and the amended Swimming Pools Act can also be found via our Swimming Pools section of this website.


Residents are invited to lodge submissions on any aspects of the draft program by 5pm on Friday 25 October 2013. The final Mandatory Pool Inspection Program will be determined by Council following the consideration of submissions.

Submissions must be addressed to the General Manager and can be submitted to Council via mail: Private Bag 40 Moulamein, NSW 2733 or email:

For further information please contact Council’s Development Services Department on (03) 5453 3200.