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general liability insurance cover
16 May

How contractual liability can impact general liability

An expert has given his tips on navigating contractual liability and its relationship to general liability insurance cover.

Some shop owners in Kingston's Channel Court are reeling from the flood damage.
14 May

Tasmanian flood damage bill hits $20m as insurance claims pour in after wild weather

The damage bill from flooding in southern Tasmania is $20 million and rising, according to the Insurance Council of Australia.


That figure relates to private homes and businesses and does not include damage to public assets.

Financial services minister Kelly O'Dwyer has arguably helped more Australians than Treasurer Scott Morrison.
10 May

Federal Budget 2018: Kenneth Hayne should probe super fees, insurance


Disclosures in the federal budget about excessive superannuation fund charges imposed on low income earners and younge

Cyber breaches mitigation Australia
8 May

Mitigation not litigation

Class-action lawsuits related to cyber breaches could become a reality in the Australian market, and one leader says the best way to avoid potential damage comes via mitigation.

2 May

Australian businesses urged to view climate change through financial risk lens

Australian businesses have been urged to better understand climate change through a financial risk lens, or risk being left behind by their global peers.

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.

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