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General insurance standards and guidance

The following provides prudential and reporting standards, practice guides and other guidance.


Role of the Appointed Actuary - frequently asked questionsPrudential Standards


Reporting Standards




GPS 110 Capital Adequacy

GPS 112 Capital Adequacy Measurement of Capital

Measurement of Capital frequently asked questions

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GPS 113 Capital Adequacy Internal Model-based Method


GPS 114 Capital Adequacy Asset Risk Charge

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GPS 115 Capital Adequacy Insurance Risk Charge


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GRS 115.0_G Outstanding Claims Liabilities - Insurance Risk Charge (applies to forms GRF 115.0A G & GRF 115.0B)
GRS 115.1_G Premiums Liabilities - Insurance Risk Charge (applies to forms GRF 115.1A G & GRF 115.1B)

GPS 116 Capital Adequacy Insurance Concentration Risk Charge

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GRS 116.1 Probable Maximum Loss for LMIs (applies to forms GRF 116.1 to GRF 116.5)

Level 2: GRS 116.0_G Insurance Concentration Risk Charge

GPS 117 Capital Adequacy Asset Concentration Risk Charge


Level 1: GRS 117.0 Asset Concentration Risk Charge

Level 2: GRS 117.0_G Asset Concentration Risk Charge

GPS 118 Capital Adequacy Operational Risk Charge


Level 1: GRS 118.0 Operational Risk Charge

Level 2: GRS 118.0_G Operational Risk Charge

GPS 120 Assets in Australia


GPS 340 Insurance Liability Valuation (effective from 1 July 2019)    

Risk management

Prudential Standards



CPS 220 Risk Management

3PS 221 Aggregate Risk Exposures

3PS 222 Intra-group Transactions and Exposures

CPS 226 Margining and risk mitigation for non-centrally cleared derivatives


GPS 230 Reinsurance Management


CPS 231 Outsourcing

CPS 232 Business Continuity Management


CPS 234 Information Security (effective 1 July 2019)





Other requirements

Are you looking for superseded standards, guidance or discontinued publications?

You can search historical snapshots of APRA's website on the Australian Web Archive to find discontinued/superseded publications, stastistics, media releases and speeches. The National Library of Australia has made a video about the Australian web archive and another video with tips and tricks to explore the web archive.