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The peak industry body’s new self-regulation code will mean service improvements for brokers as well as better protection for consumers, says the association’s CEO.
Rob Whelan of the Insurance Council of Australia explains the recent changes to the General Insurance Code of Practice and what they mean for brokers.
While an industry code has garnered praise from some circles, it has attracted criticism from consumer-facing groups.
An insurance giant has begun the process of ensuring all its businesses are in line with the new set of standards just days after a revised industry code was finally unveiled.
In a new Friday segment, Insurance Business brings you fresh stories from the week that you might have missed.
The Insurance Council of Australia has released preliminary figures on the cost of the Perth Hills bushfire in WA.
An area in Western Australia has been declared a catastrophe after bushfires ravaged properties, leaving one person dead.
A three-month independent study, commissioned by an industry body, has released a handful of recommendations which it suggests will lower premiums.
Severe blazes have devastated NSW throughout the night but emergency services are still grappling to get some infernos under control this morning.