Hornsby Shire Council has developed a long term vision for the Shire that identifies Hornsby Shire’s special characteristics and the values that are to be preserved and how change will be managed into the future. Find Out More
Hornsby Shire Council is directly responsible for 2,000 hectares of bushland. Council manages policies and strategies as well as operate programs to ensure that our bushlands and waterways and the flora and fauna that live in them are protected.
Do I have to protect my pool with a child proof barrier?
Yes, the NSW Government introduced the Swimming Pools Act in 1992 requiring that every pool owner protect their pool with a child proof barrier designed to Australian Standard requirements.
Yes, under the Swimming Pools Act, a spa pool is required to be inspected. However, as spas are considered to be a lower risk than swimming pools, they will be inspected towards the end of our inspection program.