The industry groups have heeded key findings from the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements and will host a series of roundtable discussions. The aim is to create a pathway towards national policies that improve property resilience, building standards and land-use planning.
The Building Stronger Homes Roundtable will harness insights from both insurance data and builders’ experience to help come up with actions that can improve the resilience and ‘insurability’ of existing and future Australian homes.
The Royal Commission’s final report was tabled in parliament on 30th October. The report recognised the importance of mitigation and resilience, better building standards and land-use planning in protecting properties and communities from natural disasters.