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Face maskThe Swimming Pool & Spa Association of Victoria (SPASAVIC) has continued to advocate that the pool and spa industry in Victoria is an essential service which is delivering important health and safety benefits to the community. All of industry is playing its part in the control and prevention of the spread of COVID-19 by stricly adhering to Government requirements such as social distancing, strict hygienic processes and contact-free construction, retail and service.

  • Pool and spa businesses are a vital service that manage the service, maintenance and construction of swimming pools and spas, to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases and maintain community health
  • Pool and spa businesses are necessary to public safety as we undertake safety assessments to keep children and the public protected in a compliant pool and spa environment
  • Pool and spa businesses are viewed as professional, responsible and trusted to work unsupervised in backyards. We adhere to Government requirements, such as social distancing, strict hygienic processes and contact-free construction, retail and service

SPASAVIC encourages members and stakeholders to continue to complete and forward this Advocacy Letter to your local Member of Parliament to ensure our industry remains at the forefront of decision-makers minds to protect our community.

Government resources for businesses

The Australian Federal Government and Victorian State Governments are providing information and support for businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak, including information on business restrictions. Please see the links below for relevant Federal and State information:

Federal Government: Business Support Packages 

Fair Work Ombudsman: Coronavirus & Australian workplace laws

Victoria: Coronavirus Business Support and Dept. Health and Human Services

Other Essential Information from Australian Government Agencies can be found HERE

Clarification of current measures and new measures

The National Cabinet has confirmed and clarified advice regarding the requirements of previously announced measures, in particular those related to non-essential gatherings and outdoor gatherings.  A full list can be found here.

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