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1. 21 December 17INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
Minister Kelly O'Dwyer issued the Government's response to the final report of the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce. [Full text]
2. 6 November 17QUEENSLAND / FLOODS / INSURANCE
Minister Kelly O'Dwyer Announced that James Cook University will undertake a strata title inspection scheme in North Queensland as part of the National Partnership Agreement on Natural Disaster Resilience. [Full text]
3. 26 October 17INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS / FLOODS
The ACCC issued a paper for its inquiry into residential building, contents, and strata insurance in northern Australia. [Full text]
4. 16 October 17AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / INSURANCE
The ACT Government announced its first citizens' jury process to consider reform to compulsory third-party insurance regulation. [Full text]
5. 21 August 17INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
The Insurance Council said the report has supported its call for the Federal Government to invest at least $200 million a year in natural disaster mitigation and resilience measures. [Full text]
6. 21 August 17INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
The report from a Senate inquiry into the general insurance industry has been tabled. [Full text]
7. 18 August 16NEW SOUTH WALES / INSURANCE / PLANNING / BUSHFIRE
The first quarterly report of the NSW Emergency Services Levy Insurance Monitor has been issued. [Full text]
8. 7 July 16NEW SOUTH WALES / INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian said insurance companies that don't pass on the benefits of the new Emergency Services Property Levy in NSW will face fines of up to $10 million. [Full text]
9. 7 July 16NEW SOUTH WALES / INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
The NSW Emergency Services Levy Insurance Monitor issued draft guidelines for insurance companies. [Full text]
10. 7 March 16INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
Minister O'Dwyer discussed the report and the affordability of home insurance, in a speech to the Insurance Council's Annual Forum. [Full text]
11. 7 March 16INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
Minister O'Dwyer released the final report of the Northern Australia Insurance Premiums Taskforce. [Full text]
12. 14 December 15NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INSURANCE
The Greens said the levy will unfairly subsidise NSW businesses. [Full text]
13. 14 December 15NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INSURANCE
The Property Council advocated for the NSW Government to reconsider the exclusion of motor vehicles in the funding of emergency services. [Full text]
14. 14 December 15NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INSURANCE
Local Government NSW welcomed the announcement but called for careful and transparent implementation. [Full text]
15. 14 December 15NEW SOUTH WALES / LOCAL GOVERNMENT / INSURANCE
Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian announced that an Emergency Services Property Levy, to be paid alongside council rates, will replace the existing NSW Emergency Services Levy. [Full text]
16. 31 August 15HOUSING AND PROPERTY / INSURANCE
A fact sheet on residential strata insurance has been released by the National Insurance Brokers Association. [Full text]
17. 11 June 15NEW SOUTH WALES / INDUSTRY / INSURANCE
Regulatory changes for home building insurance were announced by Minister Victor Dominello. [Full text]
18. 4 June 15AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY / FINANCE / INSURANCE
Chief Minister Barr announced cuts to stamp duty and insurance tax. [Full text]
19. 23 February 15VICTORIA / INSURANCE
The Victorian Essential Services Commission issued a report on the performance of the State's domestic building insurance scheme. [Full text]
20. 14 July 14NATURAL DISASTERS / DESIGN / INSURANCE
A cyclone-resilience inspection scheme for strata-title properties has been developed by the Insurance Council and James Cook University. [Full text]
21. 26 June 14NEW SOUTH WALES / INSURANCE / HOUSING AND PROPERTY
A review of the NSW Home Warranty Insurance Scheme was announced by Minister Matthew Mason-Cox. [Full text]
22. 10 June 14INSURANCE / SUSTAINABILITY / NATURAL DISASTERS
'Buyer Beware: Home Insurance, Extreme Weather and Climate Change' was issued by the Climate Institute and Choice. [Full text]
23. 10 June 14INSURANCE / SUSTAINABILITY / NATURAL DISASTERS
The Insurance Council said the report shows that the North Queensland strata insurance market is operating efficiently and intervention cannot be justified. [Full text]
24. 10 June 14INSURANCE / SUSTAINABILITY / NATURAL DISASTERS
A report on strata title insurance price rises in North Queensland was released by the Australian Government Actuary. [Full text]
25. 15 May 14QUEENSLAND / INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
The Insurance Council welcomed Federal Budget provisions for disaster mitigation infrastructure and strata-title engineering assessments in North Queensland. [Full text]
26. 12 May 14QUEENSLAND / INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
Minister Mathias Cormann released a discussion paper on home and strata title insurance in north Queensland . [Full text]
27. 10 April 14VICTORIA / INSURANCE / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
The HIA expressed concern on the decision to bring insurance arrangements for domestic building under the Victorian Building Authority. [Full text]
28. 10 April 14VICTORIA / INSURANCE / INDUSTRY / REGULATION
The Victorian Government announced a dedicated fund to cover all aspects of consumer protection for domestic building, to be managed by the Victorian Building Authority. [Full text]
29. 24 March 14INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
The Insurance Council launched a community awareness campaign around strata insurance affordability in the context of natural disaster risks. [Full text]
30. 2 December 13QUEENSLAND / HOUSING AND PROPERTY / INSURANCE
Premier Campbell Newman announced a range of joint actions with the Federal Government on the affordability of strata insurance in Northern Queensland. [Full text]
31. 25 November 13VICTORIA / INSURANCE
A report on the performance of Victoria's domestic building insurance scheme was issued by the Essential Services Commission. [Full text]
32. 20 June 13NORTHERN TERRITORY / INDUSTRY / INSURANCE
An independent review of the NT's Residential Building Cover scheme was announced by Minister Peter Chandler. [Full text]
33. 25 April 13SOUTH AUSTRALIA / INDUSTRY / INSURANCE
The SA Government announced that it will provide building indemnity insurance cover, following the withdrawal of private insurers. [Full text]
34. 4 March 13INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS / FLOODS
The Insurance Council said the commitment was a significant financial step towards protecting the viability and sustainability of many flood-prone communities. [Full text]
35. 4 March 13INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS / FLOODS
The PM announced a new National Insurance Affordability Council and $100 million for flood and other natural disaster mitigation measures. [Full text]
36. 4 February 13INSURANCE / PLANNING / FLOODS
The Insurance Council of Australia called for planning codes that ensure new developments are above a one-in-100 year flood event. [Full text]
37. 22 November 12FLOODS / INSURANCE / PLANNING / NATURAL DISASTERS
A national flood risk information portal for planners, insurers and the community has been launched. [Full text]
38. 2 October 12NORTHERN TERRITORY / INSURANCE / FINANCE
A statement regarding existing applicants for the NT's 'My New Home Loan' package was issued by insurance provider TIO. [Full text]
39. 2 October 12NORTHERN TERRITORY / INSURANCE / FINANCE
The NT Government confirmed that the residential building cover scheme will commence from January 1. [Full text]
40. 24 September 12INSURANCE / FLOODS
Minister Bill Shorten welcomed the announcement. [Full text]
41. 24 September 12INSURANCE / FLOODS
The purchase of flood insurance has grown significantly since 2006, according to the Insurance Council of Australia. [Full text]
42. 20 September 12NATURAL DISASTERS / INSURANCE
A report on natural disaster insurance for States and Territories was released by Minister Nicola Roxon. [Full text]
43. 17 September 12NEW SOUTH WALES / INDUSTRY / INSURANCE / REGULATION
The Real Estate Institute of NSW welcomed the proposal for compulsory professional indemnity insurance amongst licensed property occupations. [Full text]
44. 13 September 12NEW SOUTH WALES / INDUSTRY / INSURANCE / REGULATION
A proposed system of compulsory professional indemnity insurance for licensed property occupations was announced by Minister Anthony Roberts. [Full text]
45. 13 August 12FLOODS / INSURANCE
Minister Bill Shorten released draft legislation regulating the provision of key facts sheets for home building and contents insurance. [Full text]
46. 23 July 12INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
The Government response document is online. [Full text]
47. 23 July 12INSURANCE / NATURAL DISASTERS
Attorney-General Nicola Roxon announced the Government's response to a Senate report on state government asset insurance for natural disasters. [Full text]
48. 5 July 12FLOODS / INSURANCE
The Insurance Council welcomed the Government's response. [Full text]
49. 5 July 12FLOODS / INSURANCE
Volume two of the Government Response document is online. [Full text]
50. 5 July 12FLOODS / INSURANCE
Volume one of the Government Response document is online. [Full text]