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Queensland Flood Funds - Nick Xenophon Inquiry into Queensland Government relationships with Insurers

Nick Xenophon has initiated a parliamentary inquiry with very wide terms which should reveal any relationships between the Queensland Government and Queensland insurance terms for people affected by floods in that State. Since the Queensland Government has been responsible for the planning that has led to building on known floodplains, I would hope that the inquiry will receive and make public any documents revealing how the Government and insurers dealt with these risks in advance. The Inquiry asks for documentation going back to 2000.

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