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Reinsuring Terrorism with ARPC

Insurers may reinsure the risk of claims for eligible terrorism losses with ARPC. Premiums that insurance companies pay for reinsurance to the ARPC contribute to the pool of funds available to cover claims from declared terrorist incidents. ARPC has a standard reinsurance agreement which it enters into with issuers of eligible insurance contracts.



08 Feb 2022
ARPC’s $3.475 billion retrocession program helps cover the economy against terrorist attacks

Australia’s terrorism insurance scheme, administered by Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation, has renewed its retrocession* program for the 2022 calendar year. The $3.475 billion retrocession program, plus ARPC’s net assets and the $10 billion Commonwealth guarantee, provides scheme capacity in the event of a declared terrorism incident against commercial and eligible property assets, of approximately $14...

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08 Aug 2020
‘Cyber War and Terrorism: Towards a common language to promote insurability’

A new joint report by the International Forum for Terrorism Reinsurance Pools (IFTRIP), the UK’s terrorism pool, Pool Re, and the Geneva Association, proposes a new term, ‘Hostile Cyber Activity’ (HCA), to describe potential malicious behaviour that sits between terrorism and warfare. HCA is intended as an interim solution while the industry works towards a...

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Risk Mitigation

A key ARPC strategic objective is to support and promote terrorism risk mitigation. We aim to do this through: development of thought leadership research and insights; events featuring experts; support for relevant programs run by other organisations as well as the development of our own initiatives. This section of ARPC’s website will act as a portal, which will grow over time.

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Threat Level

The National Terrorism Threat Advisory System is a scale of five levels to provide advice about the likelihood of an act of terrorism occurring in Australia. The National Terrorism Threat Level is regularly reviewed in line with the security environment and intelligence.

For more information on the system, the current threat level and advice for the public visit www.nationalsecurity.gov.au

Current threat level:
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Red is the highest level and means that a terrorist action is certain
Orange means a terrorist action is expected.
Credible intelligence, assessed by our security agencies, indicates that individuals or groups continue to possess the intent and capability to conduct a terrorist attack in Australia.
Blue indicates that a terrorist action is possible.
Not expected
Green is the lowest category of threat and means a terrorist action is not expected.
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