Here you will find the answers to your most common questions regarding the pool fencing industry, how we operate at Mermaid Fencing and what we can do for you. Also find answers to your questions regarding pool fencing regulations and certifications here on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
Do I need to register my pool?
Yes. Failing to register your pool can result in an on the spot fine of $220 or a maximum penalty of up to $2200 if a complaint is made to your local government or the Pool Safety Council.
The pool safety register is just one part of a range of initiatives that will help protect young people from drowning unnecessarily.
You can still register your property’s pool online, or by contacting the Pool Safety Council on 1800 340 634 or PSC@qld.gov.au.
I am selling my property – Do I need to obtain a pool safety certificate?
Yes. Since 1 December 2010 the pool safety laws have required that a valid pool safety certificate be obtained if a property with a regulated pool is sold. For more information… Guidelines for pool owners and property agents.
I am leasing my property – Do I need to obtain a pool safety certificate?
Yes. Before entering into a lease or other accommodation agreement, property owners must ensure a valid pool safety certificate is in effect. This means a pool safety certificate must be in effect before signing the agreement, regardless of when the tenant starts residing at the property. For more information… Guidelines for pool owners and property agents.
What are your payment options?
The payment options are on page two of Mermaid Fencing QLD contract and also on the invoice.
Bank Transfer – Bank: NAB Account Name: Laurence James Holding Pty Ltd BSB: 084852 Account No: 169581306 Reference: Your Surname
Bank Cheque: Payable to Mermaid Fencing QLD
Credit Card The initial deposit payment is interest free. Additional credit card payments are charged at 1.89% of the transaction amount. Should you wish to pay by credit card, please complete the credit card payment slip on the back of your contract or invoice and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 07 5636 0109.