General insurance brokers in New Zealand are concerned that they will pay the penalty for commission abuses mainly associated with the life sector if a suggested outright ban comes into play.
An Australian state government has confirmed a no-fault catastrophic injury cover as part of its latest budget.
The Federal government has revealed the line-up of the taskforce that will look into insurance affordability in Northern Australia as PM Tony Abbott had some strong words for those involved.
The Productivity Commission has released its final report on the state of natural disaster funding for Australia which could lead to huge changes.
A major insurer has announced the launch of a series of initiatives designed to lower premiums in cyclone-affected areas.
A recently launched ASIC website, designed to help consumers in Far North Queensland, will receive no major updates even after brokers have spoken of their dismay at the site.
Aeroplane Wi-Fi is the latest target of hackers and it is not credit card details that they could be after, they could control the plane.
The insurance industry has welcomed the Federal Government tax white paper, with ineffective insurance taxes targeted.
A government-sponsored taskforce into insurance issues in North Queensland has received the backing of leading insurers and industry bodies.
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