Our History

1992 – Michael Cave founded the business selling bulk fish food to the ornamental fish industry in Western Australia.

1993 – Product range expanded into Submersible Pond Pumps & Ultra Violet Light Pond Clarifiers.

1994 – Manufacturing of Foam Pump Pre-Filters and the launch of Clearpond Filtration products, initially manufactured from home garage in Perth suburbs.

1995 – First production of Vacuum Formed garden ponds in Perth.

1996 – First production of Fibreglass ponds manufactured in Perth.

1997 – Significant expansion in product ranges including PVC Pond Liners, Preformed Ponds, Submersible Pond, Water Fountains & Waterfall Pumps and other pond accessories imported from  high quality European manufacturers. Clearpond imports OASE Living Water products from Germany  to the Western Australian market for the first time.

1998 – Expansion into supplying Garden Centres, Irrigation stores and Specialist Pond outlets in Eastern states of Australia.

2000 –  Full time Melbourne based sales manager employed. Small warehouse opened in Melbourne. Perth operation moves from family fish farm to its newly purchased & renovated Head Office & Distribution centre in the Perth suburb of Kewdale, near the International Airport.

2001 – Clearpond becomes the Sole Australian Importer and Exclusive Distributor for OASE Living Water of Germany. The world’s largest manufacturer of Domestic Water Garden & Commercial Fountain Technology Products.

2002 – Full time Sales Manager employed in Sydney.

2003 – The Aquagarden brand, wholly owned by Clearpond is developed. New Sales Manager employed in Brisbane, Clearpond Melbourne moves to larger premises.

2005 – Exclusive distribution agreement signed for OASE Living Water in New Zealand. Clearpond New Zealand opens for business.

2008 – Clearpond Melbourne moves into larger premises for the 3rd time. Lake Management & Waste Water aeration products becomes a cornerstone category for Clearpond.

2009 – Over 1000 different Water Gardens, Water Features, Lake Aeration, Fountain Technology, Water Harvesting, Water Entertainment, Swim Pond, Garden Décor, Aquarium and Lake Management products are now offered.

2013 – Block of land purchased in the Melbourne suburb of Keysborough. Planning for the construction of purpose built Clearpond Australia Main Distribution and Training Centre starts.

2014  - Become Sole Australian & New Zealand distributors for Otterbine Barebo , Inc. Lake Management & Industrial Aeration products of USA and EDEN Aquarium products of Italy.

2015 – Launch of the DECORUS brand of Garden Planters, Water Features & Garden Décor products. The DECORUS brand is wholly owned by Clearpond.
- The Grand opening of the new purpose built Clearpond Australia Main Distribution & Training centre, located in Melbourne.
- Distribution agreement with Firestone EPDM Liners of USA and Keeton Industries USA.