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% of homes in high risk areas are not resilient to bushfire

Our world-first Bushfire Resilience Star Rating project measures the resilience of property and provides tailored adaptation actions.

Developed by Australia’s leading bushfire experts and supported by the Australian federal government, IAG, NAB and BlueScope Steel, the Bushfire Resilience Star Rating system takes a best-practice and holistic approach to bushfire resilience that covers building, landscaping and ongoing maintenance.

Our innovation will empower everyday Australians with the risk information they need to make their homes more resilient to bushfire.

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Assess Risk – Understand Risk – Take Action – Get Rewards – Assess Risk – Understand Risk – Take Action – Get Rewards –

Star Rating

Self-Assessment App

Taking action

The Star Rating program assesses your site-specific risk and measures your home’s vulnerability. The program provides you with a list of evidence-based, tailored actions to adapt your home, improve your resilience rating and enable financial incentives.

Retrofitting benefits

The Star Rating program recognises and rewards resilience to help achieve;

✔️ lower insurance premiums and lending rates

✔️ improved property values and rental returns

✔️ reduced disaster impact costs

The free household Star Rating self-assessment app will be released in 2023.

How does it work?

Enter your address for the Star Rating app to identify the specific risk to your home STEP ONE Complete the self-assessment app for a detailed evaluation of your home, landscaping, stored materials and maintenance STEP TWO STEP THREE Your Star Rating is calculated, measuring the likelihood of ignition of your home STEP FOUR Receive tailored actions to improve your Star Rating and the resilience of your home STEP FIVE Voluntarily disclose Star Rating to insurers, banks, suppliers & governments to get discounts & incentives to carry out adaptation works STEP SIX Confirm cost estimates and book trades to complete works STEP SEVEN Book an inspector to certify your revised Star Rating via the app STEP EIGHT Advertise your Star Rating to improve property value, rental returns & insurance premiums STEP NINE Complete your annual self-assessment to maintain your Star Rating & continue receiving discounts

Register for Star Rating project updates, including opportunities to participate in pilot programs: