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Australian Government - Natural Disaster Insurance Review
Natural Disaster Insurance Review home graphic.

On 4 March 2011 the Hon Bill Shorten, MP Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation announced an independent review into disaster insurance in Australia  following the floods in January 2011.

Recent widespread flooding and other extreme weather events have caused devastating losses which have been borne by individuals and businesses, State and local Government, community organisations, the Australian Government, private insurers and reinsurers.

Final report:

The Final Report was publicly released on 14 November 2011.

The Government's Response to the Final Report is available on the Assistant Treasurer's website.