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 Lawyers weigh up add-on insurance class action http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/lawyers-weigh-up-add-on-insurance-class-action http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/lawyers-weigh-up-add-on-insurance-class-action Sydney-based Bannister Law is investigating a potential class action against seven general insurance companies providing add-on insurance through car dealers…

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Hackers, skills shortage pose threat to maritime sector http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/hackers-skills-shortage-pose-threat-to-maritime-sector http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/hackers-skills-shortage-pose-threat-to-maritime-sector Cyber crime and labour shortages are among the top five emerging risks for the Australian maritime industry, according to Gallagher…

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:51:00 +1000
Manning urges industry to fight adjuster visa cut http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/manning-urges-industry-to-fight-adjuster-visa-cut http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/manning-urges-industry-to-fight-adjuster-visa-cut The industry has been alerted to a Federal Government move to remove loss adjusting from its short-term list of occupations for temporary skilled work visas…

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:49:00 +1000
CTP cover ‘widely misunderstood’ http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/ctp-cover-widely-misunderstood http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/ctp-cover-widely-misunderstood Most Australian motorists do not understand what compulsory third party (CTP) insurance means, and many are driving without appropriate cover, according to a survey of 1500 people across NSW, Victoria and Queensland…

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NZ insurers to look again at cladding risk http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nz-insurers-to-look-again-at-cladding-risk http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/nz-insurers-to-look-again-at-cladding-risk New Zealand insurers will reassess risks after Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch authorities released updates from flammable cladding audits…

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 14:48:00 +1000
Housing NZ to examine meth policy failures http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/housing-nz-to-examine-meth-policy-failures http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/housing-nz-to-examine-meth-policy-failures Housing New Zealand will report on its methamphetamine contamination practices after a flawed approach led to state housing evictions and $NZ100 million of spending on mostly unnecessary testing and remediation…

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