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Victorian SPASA Awards of Excellence 2017

Awards of Excellence 2017 Each year SPASA showcases excellence in the swimming pool & spa industry at the annual Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner, this year held at the MCG. These prestigious awards cover a range of categories from finished pool & spa installations to the latest equipment innovations. Judges may award a Gold and/or Highly […]

By | 2017-08-30T21:21:51+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Blog, News, Swimming Pool|Comments Off on Victorian SPASA Awards of Excellence 2017

Men are Four Times More Likely to Drown than Women in Australia

Men are Four Times More Likely to Drown than Women in Australia Recent statistics from Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) reveal that about 80% of all drowning-related deaths involved men. While this is an alarming rate, the high number of fatalities among men can be attributed to the drinking culture of the male population in […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:06+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Men are Four Times More Likely to Drown than Women in Australia

Demand for Space-Saving Pools Coincide the Small-block Trend

Demand for Space-Saving Pools Coincide the Small-block Trend The ultimate dream of resort-style living has always remained popular among Australians, and the demand for backyard swimming pools increases more than ever as reported by The West Australian. According to the report, the average pool size is cut from 7.5×3.5m pool to 4×5.5m pool. But despite […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:06+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Blog, Landscapes, News|Comments Off on Demand for Space-Saving Pools Coincide the Small-block Trend

Victoria Lags Behind Pool Safety Across Australia

Victoria Lags Behind Pool Safety Across Australia Safety organisations and the swimming pool industry are clamoring for the Victoria Government to implement three-yearly safety regulation on home pool fences as the state lags behind other states in mandatory inspection, The Herald Sun reported. Kidsafe Victoria, Aquatics and Recreation Victoria and Life Saving Victoria are only […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:06+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Victoria Lags Behind Pool Safety Across Australia

Study Confirmed High Amount of Urine in Public Pools, for the First Time

Study Confirmed High Amount of Urine in Public Pools, for the First Time A recently concluded study confirmed the average amount of urine in public swimming pools. The research led by Lindsay Blackstock, a graduate student at the University of Alberta found out that swimmers released 75 litres of urine into a large-sized swimming pool […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:06+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Study Confirmed High Amount of Urine in Public Pools, for the First Time

Over 17,000 Backyard Pools in Perth Failed Safety Inspections

Over 17,000 Backyard Pools in Perth Failed Safety Inspections Figures gathered by The Sunday Times reveal that more than 17,000 backyard pools across Perth failed safety standards in the past year. Under the WA law, backyard pools are required to undergo inspection every four years. Based on the turnout of last year’s survey, 29 councils […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:06+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Over 17,000 Backyard Pools in Perth Failed Safety Inspections

Record High Summer Temperature Hits Sydney

Record High Summer Temperature Hits Sydney Sydneysiders have sweated through another sweltering night with the temperature not dropping below 24 degrees celsius. It is the seventh hot night in a 9-day record high temperature hitting 35 C and above–equaling that bygone summer of 1895-96, according to Sydney’s Observatory Hill. The city endured a temperature above […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:06+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Record High Summer Temperature Hits Sydney

An Olympic-sized Swimming Pool in ANU’s Civic Campus?

An Olympic-sized Swimming Pool in ANU’s Civic Campus? A 25 metre six-lane pool is expected to open in Australian National University’s Civic campus in February 2019. The indoor pool is part of a $14 million multipurpose recreation establishment inside the campus. Aside from the pool, the recreational facility will also include a 24/7 gym and […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:06+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on An Olympic-sized Swimming Pool in ANU’s Civic Campus?

Australians Warned Against Overindulging Under the Sun

Australians Warned Against Overindulging Under the Sun This season of poolside and beach parties, when music festivals and outdoors events are lit, Australians are urged to keep themselves safe from heat-related illnesses. Dr. Michael Gannon president of the Australian Medical Association told Canberra Times, that the hot weather combined with the party atmosphere could trouble some […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:07+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Blog, News|Comments Off on Australians Warned Against Overindulging Under the Sun

“World’s Most Expensive,” a creative campaign that urges families to keep watch this summer

“World’s Most Expensive,” a creative campaign that urges families to keep watch this summer The one and a half minute video opens with Matt Preston introducing a seemingly new TV show, “World’s Most Expensive”. He then introduced the world’s most expensive pizza. The price of the said pizza is quite shocking. In the video, Preston […]

By | 2017-08-30T14:47:07+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on “World’s Most Expensive,” a creative campaign that urges families to keep watch this summer