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 2019 NZ’s contentious fire levy to get a ‘clean-slate’ review http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nzs-contentious-fire-levy-to-get-a-clean-slate-review http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nzs-contentious-fire-levy-to-get-a-clean-slate-review 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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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:08:00 +1100
Consultation begins on code enforcement http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/consultation-begins-on-code-enforcement http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/consultation-begins-on-code-enforcement 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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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:07:00 +1100
IAG supports motor repair information sharing http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/iag-supports-motor-repair-information-sharing http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/iag-supports-motor-repair-information-sharing IAG has backed a proposed Australia-wide mandatory scheme for the sharing of motor vehicle service and repair information…

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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:06:00 +1100
Warming poses threat to ‘coverage, financial stability’ http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/warming-poses-threat-to-coverage-financial-stability http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/warming-poses-threat-to-coverage-financial-stability Climate change-fuelled extreme weather events may affect “access to insurance”, Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle warns…

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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:05:00 +1100
APRA review panel outlines key issues http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/apra-review-panel-outlines-key-issues http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/apra-review-panel-outlines-key-issues Treasury has released terms of reference for a capability review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority…

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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:04:00 +1100
State to help flood-hit business owners http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/state-to-help-flood-hit-business-owners http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/state-to-help-flood-hit-business-owners 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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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:03:00 +1100
NZ central bank prepares for actuary probe http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nz-central-bank-prepares-for-actuary-probe http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nz-central-bank-prepares-for-actuary-probe 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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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:02:00 +1100