Click on the links below for information to assist councils to safely manage public swimming pools, beaches and other waterways under their care and control.
- Practice Note No. 15 - Water Safety - Revised July 2012, a guide to assist councils to take carry out their water safety functions and responsibilities in public places within a risk management framework.
- Water Safety NSW, a NSW Government water safety initiative with information and resources to ensure a strategic approach to water safety in NSW and assist in reducing the number of drowning each year.
For information about backyard swimming pools please see Swimming Pools in the Directory of Policy Advice for councils.