Home swimming pool safety reforms

March 26th, 2024

The ACT Government is implementing reforms to address home swimming pool safety. The scheme commences on 1 May 2024, with a four-year transition period for homeowners to make sure that their swimming pool or spa has a safety barrier that meets current safety standards.

The ACT Government will be providing a number of industry information sessions about the scheme ahead of the commencement.

The details of the scheduled sessions are as follows:


  • Monday 8 April, 8-9am

  • Tuesday 9 April, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

  • Tuesday 30 April, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

  • Thursday 2 May, 8am – 9am

No need to register. Members and stakeholders can simply turn up.


Ground floor - ACT Government building in Dickson, at 480 Northbourne Avenue.

Information about the reforms can be found on the Home Swimming Pool Safety Reforms webpage on the ACT Government planning website.

For More Information
Spiros Dassakis
Chief Policy Officer