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Talking Point: Insurance, come hell or high water


Booth, K, Talking Point: Insurance, come hell or high water, Talking Point: Insurance, come hell or high water, The Mercury, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, p. 1. (2016) [Newspaper Article]

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WINTER floods and summer bushfires are testing the reliability of a key mechanism in disaster recovery house and contents insurance.

Up to 80 per cent of Australian households may be underinsured in this regard.

Most homeowners have house and contents insurance, but post-disaster estimates suggest a startling gap between coverage levels and rebuild and replacement costs.

Item Details

Item Type:Newspaper Article
Keywords:Insurance, disasters
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Human geography
Research Field:Social geography
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Booth, K (Dr Kate Booth)
ID Code:116894
Year Published:2016
Deposited By:Geography and Spatial Science
Deposited On:2017-05-24
Last Modified:2017-05-24
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