In an Australian first, IAG recently used drones to assess bushfire-caused property damage. How significant are the benefits and what is the future for commercial drone use in and outside insurance?
Underinsurance and non-insurance of agricultural crops remains a prevalent issue in rural Australia. What’s the solution?
Unauthorised foreign insurers have been a hot topic in Australia since a government announcement late last year. Is there genuine cause for concern over the proposal or is it a matter of wait and see?
Assistant treasurer Josh Frydenberg talks to Tim Garratt about Northern Australia, risk mitigation funding and stamp duty
Storms that tore through parts of Queensland and New South Wales, including parts of Sydney, have officially been declared a catastrophe as the first estimate of insured losses has been released
An insurance commentator says a report predicting global insurance growth will be driven by emerging markets, provides opportunities for Australian insurance companies seeking to expand their overseas presence
The representative body of the Australian general insurance industry has applauded the increase in funds allocated to tackling natural disasters in this year’s budget.
PLUS: Insurance gets its own top level domain; Northern Territory signs up to National Disability Insurance Scheme
The Turnbull government’s decision to boost ASIC’s surveillance power and funding by $127 million has been welcomed by the insurance industry but they are not a silver bullet
A new website uses Google Earth technology to help brokers investigate the extent of coastal inundation.