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 2020 COVID-19 disruption should not delay Hayne reforms: Finity https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/covid-19-disruption-should-not-delay-hayne-reforms-finity https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/covid-19-disruption-should-not-delay-hayne-reforms-finity Actuarial firm Finity has advised insurers against putting on hold the implementation of reform measures pushed forth by the Hayne royal commission during the coronavirus outbreak...

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NSW sets up resilience agency for disasters https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-sets-up-resilience-agency-for-disasters https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/nsw-sets-up-resilience-agency-for-disasters NSW has established a new resilience agency to lead disaster preparedness and recovery from catastrophes affecting the state...

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icare return to work rate declines, liability decisions improve https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/icare-return-to-work-rate-declines-liability-decisions-improve https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/icare-return-to-work-rate-declines-liability-decisions-improve NSW state insurer icare says its 26-week return to work rate saw a slight decline at the end of last year while the pace of liability decisions has improved...

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Industry urges NSW to scrap ESL https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/industry-urges-nsw-to-scrap-esl https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/industry-urges-nsw-to-scrap-esl The NSW Government has again been urged to reconsider funding the state’s emergency services via a broad property-based levy...

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Building guidelines support continuation of catastrophe repairs https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/building-guidelines-support-continuation-of-catastrophe-repairs https://www.insurancenews.com.au/regulatory-government/building-guidelines-support-continuation-of-catastrophe-repairs New guidelines set by the housing industry body will enable insurers to continue with ongoing repairs and rebuilding of insured properties, the Insurance Council of Australia says...

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