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]
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 Type:||Newspaper Article|
|Research Division:||Studies in Human Society|
|Research Group:||Human Geography|
|Research Field:||Social and Cultural Geography|
|Objective Division:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Group:||Expanding Knowledge|
|Objective Field:||Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society|
|Author:||Booth, K (Dr Kate Booth)|
|Deposited By:||Geography and Spatial Science|
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