Does your pool have a fence?
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 2:52PM
Lynne Remnant in water

Do you have a backyard pool? Do you have a fence? Even if it is just a blow up pool, many councils require pool fencing for a pool that has as little as 30cm of water in it.

* 26 children under the age of five died in Australia as a result of drowning last year, up 30 per cent on the previous year.

* More than half (54 per cent) of the deaths happened in backyard swimming pools. A further nine children aged five to 14 drowned.


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