2017 Risk Report | Australian Local Government


More than 135 local government risk management executives across Australia shared their top risk concerns, claims and management practices in Aon's Risk Survey for Local Government earlier this year. The 2017 Risk Report presents the findings of the survey, and also examines the possible drivers of these risks, discuss' risk transfer strategies and includes an overview of the current insurance market.

Report highlights

  • Financial sustainability and stability continues to be ranked the highest risk concern
  • This year, for the first time, Cyber risk ranked in the top ten risk concerns as councils are a prime target for cybercriminals
  • There is a strong appetite by commercial insurers to underwrite local government risk and the current market conditions indicate that rates will most likely remain stable, or at most, only increase marginally.
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