• Australian regulator asks financial institutions for nature risk information

    03 April 2024
  • Australian insurers to be put to climate test

    29 August 2023
  • Australian regulator survey finds climate risk gaps

    08 August 2022
  • Australian regulator strengthens final climate financial risk guidance

    26 November 2021

    APRA has published its final guidance for financial firms for managing financial risks of climate change, including tightened recommendations around kick-starting climate scenario analysis and encouraging the adoption of climate-related targets.

  • Australia climate stress tests its five largest banks

    03 September 2021

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has published details of an assessment of the country's five largest banks of their vulnerability to physical and transition climate risks.

  • Australian regulator to advise insurers on climate change response

    24 February 2020

    Australia's insurance regulator is preparing a guide on the best practices for insurers in understanding and preparing for climate change, which it hopes will also help address a "data deficit" on the topic.

  • Australia's insurers to face climate stress tests in 2020

    31 December 2019

    Australia's insurers are to undergo stress tests next year linked to the possible effects of climate change on assets they hold, reports say.

  • Insurance supervisors support climate risk disclosure guidance

    25 July 2017

    Insurance supervisors and regulators in 16 jurisdictions have welcomed guidance on climate change risk disclosure developed by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

  • Australian prudential regulator warns of climate-change investment risks

    20 February 2017

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (Apra) has told general insurers it supervises to focus more on climate-related risks when making investment decisions.