Fremantle pool goes geothermal

By Julian Bajkowski Councils across Australia might be looking to the sun to offset the rising costs of municipal pool heating, but in the historic Western Australian City of Fremantle they’re digging for fire to keep bathers warm when in the water. The innovative council has confirmed that a test-bore it has sunk to tap […]

Backyard pool laws make a big splash

By Julian Bajkowski The New South Wales government has launched a spring offensive on accidental drownings and will introduce new laws that more strictly regulate safety compliance for an estimated 340,000 backyard pools in the state. Local Government Minister Don Page has announced that the O’Farrell government will now compel home-owners to place their pools […]


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