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Cyber insurance news
30 Apr

Cyber insurance now a 'true specialty area' for brokers

In the minefield that is cybersecurity in 2018, cyber insurance is touted as a must-have for businesses – but it’s a highly complex area that even some brokers don’t understand, according to one law firm.

Unusual climate that has impacted the Australia and New Zealand region
26 Apr

Australia-NZ join forces on bad weather

The Bureau of Meteorology has joined forces with its New Zealand equivalent, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), to issue a joint statement on the “unusual” weather that plagued the region this summer.

People gather at the Eternal Flame at the Shrine of Remembrance for the Anzac Day dawn service in 2017
24 Apr

Everything you need to know about Melbourne’s Anzac Day dawn service 2018


ANZAC DAY commemorations begin with the annual dawn service at 6am at the Shrine of Remembrance.



Patrons are recommended to arrive between 4am-5am to secure a position for the ceremony.

Insurance news | Tathra bushfire
19 Apr

Tathra bushfire clean-up is making 'strong progress' – ICA

A month after the town of Tathra was ravaged by the March 18 bushfire, insurers have made “strong progress” with the clean-up of damaged or destroyed homes, with up to 20 properties cleared since teams moved in last week, the 

Melburnians can expect a second consecutive day of showers with a top of 19C
16 Apr

April cold snap delivers second consecutive day of showers


THAT’S April in Victoria — sunny one day, snowing the next.



After a week of summer-like heat, it’s time to swap shorts and sunglasses for beanies and brollies with a wintry blast hitting the state.

Biggest threats to Australian SMEs
12 Apr

Biggest threats to Australian SMEs revealed

Australia's two million small- and medium-sized businesses are not terribly concerned about rising interest rates, but are terrified their customers may turn on them in a heartbeat, threatening their survival, 

9 Apr

Shire counts cyclone costs

Up to $10 million of disaster relief funding and a $380,000 insurance claim will be lodged by the Shire of Broome after two cyclones and a low-pressure system hammered the town within five weeks of each other.

Insurance legislative changes in Australia
5 Apr

Sweeping legislative changes could impact industry

With the Royal Commission into misconduct in the banking, superannuation and financial services industry already in full swing, regulatory changes are top of mind for many both within and outside the insurance industry.

Insurance News | Data breach
3 Apr

Australia among regional leaders for cyber penalties

Australia is one of the strictest countries in the Asia-Pacific region when it comes to data breach penalties, a new report has found.

Data breach notification scheme
28 Mar

Mandatory breach notification: one month on

In the short time since the late February rollout of Australia’s mandatory breach notification scheme, the privacy commissioner has already been notified of 31 breaches, an Aon expert has said.

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