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NZ’s contentious fire levy to get a ‘clean-slate’ review

18 March 2019

The New Zealand Government plans to issue a discussion paper that may lead to removal of the controversial insurance-based fire and emergency services funding levy…

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Consultation begins on code enforcement

18 March 2019

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has issued a consultation paper on the controversial Hayne royal commission recommendation to make parts of industry codes of conduct enforceable by law…

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IAG supports motor repair information sharing

18 March 2019

IAG has backed a proposed Australia-wide mandatory scheme for the sharing of motor vehicle service and repair information…

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Warming poses threat to ‘coverage, financial stability’

18 March 2019

Climate change-fuelled extreme weather events may affect “access to insurance”, Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle warns…

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APRA review panel outlines key issues

18 March 2019

Treasury has released terms of reference for a capability review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority…

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State to help flood-hit business owners

18 March 2019

Recovery efforts are continuing in flood-stricken Townsville, with the Queensland Government sending outreach teams to help businesses in the area with financial matters including insurance…

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NZ central bank prepares for actuary probe

18 March 2019

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will hold feedback forums next month to prepare for its planned thematic review of the appointed actuary regime…

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