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Industry gives thumbs-up to extra mitigation funding

21 October 2019

About $50 million from the Emergency Response Fund would be earmarked annually for mitigation works, a move the Insurance Council of Australia has called “a leap in the right direction”...

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ICA chief issues climate change warning

21 October 2019

Climate change could lead to parts of the country becoming uninsurable, Insurance Council of Australia President Richard Enthoven has warned...

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Dual 'deeply saddened' by Gonzalez fraud

21 October 2019

Dual Asia Pacific CEO Damien Coates has spoken of his sadness after former claims manager Josie Gonzalez and her husband were given significant jail terms for a $17 million fraud – but also his relief that the six-year ordeal is over...

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Anti-Adani protesters take campaign to Lloyd's

21 October 2019

Lloyd’s has confirmed it is “not involved currently in any way” with the Adani coal mine after activists against the central Queensland project staged a peaceful protest at its Sydney office last week...

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AFCA sees 36% rise in disputes

21 October 2019

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has received more than 66,000 disputes involving insurance and other financial services providers in its first 11 months of operations...

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Queensland court rules against ordering insurance disclosure

21 October 2019

The Queensland Supreme Court has ruled against forcing the disclosure of insurance policy details in a class action case after rulings in previous disputes pointing to the practice becoming more common...

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Fintechs aiming for growth

21 October 2019

Australia’s fintechs have set ambitious growth targets despite a tightening in funding availability, a new study has found...

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Melbourne roads dominate AAMI crash index blackspots

21 October 2019

Melbourne roads have dominated this year’s AAMI Crash Index as congested intersections and driver distractions contribute to accidents...

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