Australia’s growing insurance gap and recent extreme weather event, 2022’s ‘east coast rain bomb’, has left thousands of residents and businesses with a long and difficult road to recovery. The insurance gap means that many residents and businesses are uninsured due to rising premium costs or underinsured and thus facing financial ruin. In the following media coverage, Professor Paula Jarzabkowski discusses the need for sustainable insurance models, both in Australia and globally, in a climate changed future, and what to do in the immediate aftermath of disaster.
Nine News, on 3 March 2022, What to do after a flood to ensure a successful insurance claim.
The Conversation, on 4 March 2022, Victims of NSW and Queensland floods have lodged 60,000 claims, but too many are underinsured. Here’s a better way.
The Wire, on Friday, 4 March 2022: National fund pool to support Australians in disasters needed.
The Guardian, Saturday, 5 March: Australian post-flood recovery: where to get help, how to return home safely and what to salvage.
Sydney Morning Herald, Friday, 4 March: What to do after a flood to ensure a successful insurance claim.