Suncorp 2020: A year in pictures
2020 was a year like no other. Bushfires swept the country, rain turned to floods, while elsewhere the drought continued. Then COVID-19 impacted the world. As everyone went into lockdown, Suncorp remained resilient.
1 January: The New Year saw the continued devastation of Australia’s catastrophic bushfires. Suncorp deploys national resources to respond to the disaster and introduces unlimited paid emergency response leave to support employees volunteering during the disaster.
30 January: One year on from the Townsville floods, our people are still on the ground – this time handing over the keys to new homes. More than 500 local trades were at the heart of our recovery effort.
29 June: Suncorp customer Daniel Franks (left) surveys his finished home in Chelmer, Brisbane, with architect James Davidson (right). The home was redesigned to withstand future flooding, after it went under in the 2010-2011 Queensland floods.
10 September: Suncorp New Zealand is named a finalist for the Sustainable Business Network’s Climate Action Leader Award, for its commitment to renewable energy generation and reducing emissions.
29 October: This home in Mount Colah, New South Wales, becomes one of the first disability housing projects completed under the Synergis fund. Suncorp waswhich aims to develop 1,000 specialist disability accommodation properties over the next five years.