31 Jul 2018

Megan Woods responds to rising bill for storm damage

From Morning Report, 7:46 am on 31 July 2018

New findings on Earthquake Commission payouts have found most weather related claims are coming from properties close to the coast.

The EQC covers homeowners for damage to land, and in some cases to dwellings and contents, caused by a landslip, storm or flood. But, with the impacts of climate change looming on the horizon, researchers say there needs to be a conversation about who foots the bill.

Earthquake Commission Minister Megan Woods discusses the issue with Alex Perrottet.