insuranceNEWS.com.au http://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2018 Lucky country told to brace for worse cat losses http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/lucky-country-told-to-brace-for-worse-cat-losses http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/lucky-country-told-to-brace-for-worse-cat-losses Despite experiencing its second-worst cyclone last year, Australia has been “relatively lucky” when it comes to natural catastrophes…

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Lawyers pursue class action over combustible cladding http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/lawyers-pursue-class-action-over-combustible-cladding http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/lawyers-pursue-class-action-over-combustible-cladding Law firm Adley Burstyner and building inspector Roscon Property Services are building a class action against construction companies over losses caused by the use of combustible cladding in residential buildings…

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Culture clash a ‘major challenge’ on innovation http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/culture-clash-a-major-challenge-on-innovation http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/culture-clash-a-major-challenge-on-innovation An industry analyst says fast-moving insurtechs and cautious insurers are still feeling their way towards working together on innovations…

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Tasmanian insurer scores satisfaction hat-trick http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/tasmanian-insurer-scores-satisfaction-hat-trick http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/tasmanian-insurer-scores-satisfaction-hat-trick RACT Insurance has been named as generating the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the industry…

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Scientists to study Kaikoura fault pattern http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/scientists-to-study-kaikoura-fault-pattern http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/scientists-to-study-kaikoura-fault-pattern New Zealand’s Earthquake Commission has engaged a structural geology expert from the University of Canterbury to study the mysterious effects of the 2016 Kaikoura quake…

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NZ brings in tougher asbestos laws http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nz-brings-in-tougher-asbestos-laws http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nz-brings-in-tougher-asbestos-laws Stricter laws to protect workers from asbestos took effect in New Zealand this month…

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