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Pets, spoiled food and broken mirrors among unusual insurance reimbursements
8 Oct

Pets, spoiled food and broken mirrors among unusual insurance reimbursements

DOG ate your homework? You’re on your own. But if it knocked over the laptop carrying your homework, you may get reimbursed, even if you can’t get out of detention.

Australia's Top Restaurants: Chefs find new ways to make (and lose) money
4 Oct

Australia's Top Restaurants: Chefs find new ways to make (and lose) money


It takes grit, perseverance and really great food to stay afloat in the restaurant biz today. An appetite for calculated risk-taking doesn't hurt, either.

How massive Facebook breach impacts you – expert explains
2 Oct

How massive Facebook breach impacts you – expert explains

Social media juggernaut Facebook made the headlines yet again, this time as the victim of a massive data breach that affected as many as 50 million user accounts. But one cyber expert warns stolen logins should not be the only thing users are worried about.

Far-Out Friday – spaced-out insurance policies
28 Sep

Far-Out Friday – spaced-out insurance policies

We’re often told to “reach for the stars” in our endeavours – but it’s not usually meant so literally.


Yet many insurers around the world have done just that, by offering insurance against alien abduction.

Media, entertainment industry not ready for cyber risk
26 Sep

Media, entertainment industry not ready for cyber risk

More than half of media and entertainment firms experienced three or more cyber attacks over a 12-month period, according to a new survey from specialist insurer Hiscox.

Restoring integrity to the insurance industry
24 Sep

Restoring integrity to the insurance industry


With the insurance hearings of the Financial Services Royal Commission currently underway, explosive revelations about unethical and illegal practices within the industry have dominated media headlines.

Double bounced: Why jumpy insurers are hopping out of the trampoline business
20 Sep

Double bounced: Why jumpy insurers are hopping out of the trampoline business

Bouncing on backyard trampolines is a national pastime in Australia, so when the worldwide trampoline park trend took off, we were quick to jump on it.

More than 60 Melbourne cranes stop work after WorkSafe investigates Box Hill death
14 Sep

More than 60 Melbourne cranes stop work after WorkSafe investigates Box Hill death

Worksites in Victoria have been told to stop using dozens of cranes, and conduct safety checks on others, after investigators found the death of a Melbourne worker was likely caused by a mechanical failure.

This is the royal commission grilling that sparked a record class action against Australia’s banks
12 Sep

This is the royal commission grilling that sparked a record class action against Australia’s banks

THIS is the grilling that blew the lid on a massive rip-off affecting millions of people — and could see you refunded up to $3000.

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