Australia urged to support Pacific ‘climate insurance scheme’
With the likelihood of more events like Cyclone Pam expected to increase, three Aussie academics have an idea for a regional risk pooling institution similar to one in the Caribbean.
Cyclone Marcia claims sky-rocket
Claims made in the wake of Cyclone Marcia have sky-rocketed, according to the latest figures, with one element of insurance to blame.
Insurance forums planned for cyclone victims
An insurance industry group has announced a pair of forums for the area of Queensland hit by Cyclone Marcia, it has been announced.
Cyclones highlight challenging year ahead
2015 is off to a challenging start, as Rob Whelan, CEO of the Insurance Council of Australia explains, so how will the industry be moving forward?
Insurer reveals cyclone damage
A major insurer in Queensland has provided a ‘preliminary estimate’ of the damage caused by Cyclone Marcia and revealed that the storm has put pressure on its targets for the financial year.
Flexible products, reduced taxes could help in North Queensland
In a speech to the insurance industry, the assistant treasurer has backed government plans in North Queensland but believes more can be done to impact affordability.
Cyclone claims continue to mount as Govt announces uninsured relief
Claims and insured losses relating to Cyclone Marcia which hit Queensland last week continue to rise as the state and Commonwealth Governments announce emergency relief for the uninsured.
WEEKLY WRAP: Brisbane storm claims hit $1 billion
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BREAKING NEWS: Government decision on Sydney Siege
Treasurer Joe Hockey has reached a decision on the government standing on the Sydney Siege as an act of terror.
Bushfire claims top $13 million
Bushfires that tore through South Australia have been credited with more than $13 million of insured losses, it has been announced.