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About 19,200 claims totalling $108 million have been lodged with insurers since the severe hailstorm that struck northwest Victoria’s Mildura region more than a week ago.
Extreme heatwaves such as those of 2013, when temperatures approached 50 degrees in some parts of Australia, could represent “just another average summer” by 2035.
Insurers have for years been pleading with governments to protect the nation before a natural catastrophe event by mitigating the risks.
The Australian Bankers Association’s (ABA) bid to reform staff sales commissions may miss next year’s implementation date.
A survey has revealed a major gap in the travel insurance market, showing 8% of Australian adult travellers – 850,000 people – took their last overseas trip without cover.
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has urged private businesses to report threats, despite reluctance among some companies to involve the Government.
Two climate drivers monitored by the Bureau of Meteorology suggest little change to the rainy weather pattern that delivered Australia’s wettest May-September on record.
Why you should use an Insurance Broker
We all know that we can buy insurance directly – so why use a broker to buy your business insurance?
There are four main structures to choose from: sole trader status, a partnership, a proprietary limited company, and a proprietary limited company as trustee for a trust (whether a discretionary trust or a unit trust).
Each year storms, hail and heavy rain cause tens of millions of dollars’ worth of property damage and injuries to people; not to mention the emotional anxiety experienced from witnessing your livelihood and belongings in ruin.