This article originally appeared in the Leader Newspapers on Monday 28th of November 2016:
VICTORIA’S pool fencing legislation is failing children and in urgent need of overhaul, a Leader News investigation has found.
Our exclusive survey of Melbourne councils reveals that the vast majority of backyard pools and spas consistently fail pool fencing checks.
This week, as we head into summer, Leader launches Make Pools Safe, a campaign for an overhaul of the laws in Victoria, where an outdated and confusing system of rules apply depending on the age of the pool.
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