Government news

  • Financial Focus: Government not trying to 'wreck super', Treasury says

    The Federal Government is backing away from comments that low-income earners should be able to opt-out of compulsory super


    Dallas Booth of NIBA is part of the Insurance Business Hot List 2016.


    Federal Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O’dwyer is part of the Insurance Business Australia's Hot List 2016.


    Rob Whelan of The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) is part of the Insurance Business Australia's Hot List 2016.

  • On a mission to modernise Lloyd’s

    Lloyd’s of London CEO Inga Beale talks to Tim Garratt about creating a 21st century marketplace that embraces workplace culture and practices that are as cutting edge as its insurance solutions

  • PM announces strengthened cyber ties with US

    The Prime Minister has announced the strengthening of cyber security ties between Australia and the United States in a bid to meet the growing threat of cybercrime

  • Insurers welcome Government paper

    The Government of one Australian state has released a position paper on a topic that could rock the insurance industry and insurers have been supportive in their response to a better regulatory framework

  • Post privatisation premium hikes defended

    An insurer has defended its decision to up premium costs following its privatisation as the state government has said it may buy uninsurable homes.

  • Catastrophe declared following major bushfire

    A catastrophe has been declared following major bushfires, the second declaration over the holiday season, as fires continue to burn across Western Australia.

  • Catastrophe declared as tornado confirmed

    Following a freak tornado this week a catastrophe has been declared in Sydney with a first estimate of losses released.