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On 3 March 2011, following the floods that occurred in Queensland over the 201011 summer, the Senate referred 'for inquiry' issues, relating to the insurance of state government assets, to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics for report by 22 September 2011. The referral was based on a Notice of Motion from Independent Senator Nick Xenophon.

On 22 September 2011, the Senate Standing Committee on Economics released the Final Report of the Asset Insurance Arrangements of Australian State Governments. A copy of the Final Report can be found at the Senate Standing Committee on Economics website.

On 19 July 2012, the Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management tabled the Australian Government’s response to the Final Report.