The Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC) was established in response to the withdrawal of terrorism insurance cover by insurance companies following terrorist attacks around the world and particularly as a result of the events of September 11 2001 in the United States. The ARPC is a statutory corporation established under the Terrorism Insurance Act 2003 to offer reinsurance for terrorism risk in Australia.
Insurance is an essential part of running any business. This page links to information about insurance and risk management: types of insurance; insurance for home-based business and risk management.
Part of the MoneySmart website, this page explains how insurance works, how to choose an insurance policy that meets your needs and how to minimise problems with claims. Includes links to information about car insurance, home and contents insurance, life insurance, travel insurance and health insurance.
The Review was commissioned to examine insurance for flood and other natural disasters following the 2010 and 2011 summer floods. The recommendations made by the Review encompassed flood risk management, insurers' claims handling and dispute resolution processes, and the provision of flood insurance. The Government has released its responses to the NDIR Final Report.