insuranceNEWS.com.au https://www.insurancenews.com.au/ General insurance and financial services news from Australia and around the world en-au admin@insurancenews.com.au Copyright 2019 Most tower blocks defective, study finds https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/most-tower-blocks-defective-study-finds https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/most-tower-blocks-defective-study-finds An analysis of 212 building audits in three states has found more than half of high-rise blocks have at least one defect, prompting calls for an insurance overhaul to address the problem...

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Document search followed Gonzalez property seizures https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/document-search-followed-gonzalez-property-seizures https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/document-search-followed-gonzalez-property-seizures Police examined thousands of documents after computers were taken from a Kew property following freezing and search orders, the trial of Josie and Alvaro Gonzalez heard today...

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Adani gets insurance, but wonít say where from https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/adani-gets-insurance-but-wont-say-where-from https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/adani-gets-insurance-but-wont-say-where-from The Adani Group’s Carmichael coal mine project in Queensland has been underwritten by a group of insurers whose identities remain confidential...

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Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:30:00 +1000
ICNZ hits back at consumer groupís criticism https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/icnz-hits-back-at-consumer-groups-criticism https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/icnz-hits-back-at-consumer-groups-criticism The Insurance Council of New Zealand has rejected Consumer NZ assertions that general insurance customers get a raw deal...

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Suncorp close to complete on NSW hailstorm repairs https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/suncorp-close-to-complete-on-nsw-hailstorm-repairs https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/suncorp-close-to-complete-on-nsw-hailstorm-repairs Suncorp has repaired or paid out on more than 18,000 cars in the six months since the Sydney hailstorm, accounting for more than 80% of the total insured...

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Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:28:00 +1000
Nissans remain top target for thieves https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nissans-remain-top-target-for-thieves https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nissans-remain-top-target-for-thieves Older Nissan models comprise eight of the top 11 theft targets in Victoria, according to the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council...

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Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:27:00 +1000
AIR updates NZ quake model https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/air-updates-nz-quake-model https://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/air-updates-nz-quake-model AIR Worldwide has revised its New Zealand earthquake model to include the latest scientific research gathered from the Canterbury catastrophes in 2010/11 and Kaikoura in 2016...

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