Water safety

Swimming pools

All homes with pools must have up-to-date child-safety barriers in place before the property can be sold.

See pool and spa safety.

Learn about pool design, operation and supervision from Royal Life Saving website.

Water safety for children

Safety tips for children involved in different water activities can be found on the Royal Life Saving website. This website is aimed at children and includes competitions, a games zone and quizzes.

Flood planning

Tips and checklists to help plan for a flood can be found on the State Emergency Service website. You'll also find information on:

  • the emergency floodsafe plan
  • emergency flood planning
  • protecting buildings
  • information for business
  • flood warnings.

Related information

On this site

Boat and marine safety

Other websites

Kidsafe SA 
South Australian Water Safety Committee - safety tips for a range of situations

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Page last updated: 21 January 2015