AS 1926.1-2012: Safety Barriers for Swimming Pools - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this standard if you intend to build a private swimming pool.

This standard specifies requirements for the design, construction and performance of the barriers that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools. Examples of barriers include:

  • fences
  • gates
  • retaining walls
  • windows
  • doorsets
  • balconies.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

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Act(s) name

Building Act 2011 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2012 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Building and Energy

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