Severe blazes have devastated NSW throughout the night but emergency services are still grappling to get some infernos under control this morning.
A much-anticipated new initiative designed to promote the benefits of insurance to consumer has been previewed, and brokers are front and centre.
The chief executive of a key industry professional body has suggested that workers comp reform could be the next item on its agenda.
Peter Harmer, CEO of CGU, speaks toInsurance Business about the state of play of the insurance industry, and what insurance brokers can do to capitalise on current insurance trends.
A man touted as a future leader of Australia, finance minister Bill Shorten sits down with Insurance Business to discuss the role of brokers, how they can raise their awareness and the importance of remembering that brokers are not consumers’ only choice.
Reducing the risk to communities from extreme weather should be a top priority, says ICA.
Insurers are in the line of fire after they were yesterday accused of hiking up home insurance premiums while the prices of household goods fall.
An actuary and a former government minister have joined a CTP committee as it is revealed that further information on the reforms will be revealed this week.
However a lack of clarity around the claims position of the proposed new scheme means it cannot reassure policyholders of how much premiums will fall.
Today has been heralded as the start of a new era as a regressive form of taxation finally came to an end after more than four decades.