Compliance Certificate - Swimming Pool Fencing Unit - Northern Territory


You will need this certificate if you own a pool. A compliance certificate acknowledges that your pool safety barrier or fence has been inspected by a pool safety advisor and meets the legal standards.

Pool safety barriers are walls, fences or similar structures that are built intending to restrict children under the age of 5, to gain access to the pool area. Different standards apply, depending on:

  • if your pool was installed / built before 1 January 2003
  • if your property has been sold, transferred or leased
  • the size of your property.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • provide your name and address of the premises that the swimming pool is to be constructed on
  • state whether the swimming pool will comply with the Australian Standard
  • provide details of all the particulars of the proposed enclosure of the swimming pool
  • provide information about a dividing barrier if applicable
  • state whether you have received advice from a pool safety advisor.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please check with the agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Swimming Pool Fencing Unit

Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics

Northern Territory
Operating address: Energy House
Level 1
18 - 20 Cavenagh Street
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Mailing address: Green Well Building
Ground floor 1
50 Bath Street
Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0870
Phone: 08 8924 3641