The initiative focused on the financial impacts of natural disasters, the cost of rebuilding and the learnings from existing resilient homes programs, with the aim of creating actionable change.
Both organisations have committed to working with government to improve information sharing between the sectors, and to improving consumer information on housing resilience.
"An advisory committee established and funded by government is recommended for the collation of data and the reinforcement of resilience resources,"
"There is a tremendous community benefit in sharing impact assessment data as it allows for funds and other benefits (such as emergency accommodation) to be made available to residents without the insurer having to wait until the property is accessible." MBA CEO
"Developing best practice guidance and understanding costs and benefits is the first step in the process of getting building standards right,"
"This should be supported by education programs for the building supply chain and the broader community that address how improvements to existing homes can improve building resilience." Two further