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 NSW Treasurer hits back after workers' comp criticism http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-treasurer-hits-back-after-workers-comp-criticism http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-treasurer-hits-back-after-workers-comp-criticism NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has defended the state’s reformed workers’ compensation scheme following criticism from businesses.…

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Building report calls for mandatory recall insurance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/building-report-calls-for-mandatory-recall-insurance http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/building-report-calls-for-mandatory-recall-insurance A Senate inquiry report has called for mandatory product recall insurance for high-risk building products to be considered…

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Berkshire Hathaway to manage SA CTP claims book http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/berkshire-hathaway-to-manage-sa-ctp-claims-book http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/berkshire-hathaway-to-manage-sa-ctp-claims-book Berkshire Hathaway will take over management of the SA Motor Accident Commission claims back book after making an unsolicited offer to the Government…

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Canberra revises flood risk mapping http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/canberra-revises-flood-risk-mapping http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/canberra-revises-flood-risk-mapping A Canberra flood mapping overhaul has updated the risk assessment for a one-in-100 year event, reducing uncertainty and allowing insurers to fine-tune premiums…

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EML secures ACT workers’ comp deal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/eml-secures-act-workers-comp-deal http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/eml-secures-act-workers-comp-deal EML will provide workers’ compensation services for the ACT Government’s self-insurance program under a four-year deal signed last week…

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Exclusions, conditions drive early AFCA complaints http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/exclusions-conditions-drive-early-afca-complaints http://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/exclusions-conditions-drive-early-afca-complaints Claim denials due to exclusions and conditions topped the list of general insurance matters reported to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority in its first month of operation…

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