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 Nominations open for icare CASE awards https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/nominations-open-for-icare-case-awards https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/nominations-open-for-icare-case-awards NSW state-owned insurer icare has called for nominations across eight categories in its annual Care and Service Excellence awards, which this year take place after a period marked by natural disasters and a pandemic...

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Steadfast cancels NZ conference https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/steadfast-cancels-nz-conference https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/steadfast-cancels-nz-conference Steadfast has cancelled its New Zealand conference scheduled for Wellington in October due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Liberty names deputy claims head https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/liberty-names-deputy-claims-head https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/liberty-names-deputy-claims-head Liberty Specialty Markets has promoted Robert Mercer, who previously led Professional and Financial Lines claims, to the new position of Deputy Head of Claims for Asia Pacific, based in Sydney...

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ANZIIF seeks feedback on draft loss adjusting diploma https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/anziif-seeks-feedback-on-draft-loss-adjusting-diploma https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/anziif-seeks-feedback-on-draft-loss-adjusting-diploma The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance is seeking feedback from insurance professionals on a draft loss adjusting qualification...

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HDI names claims head, delegated authority chief https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/hdi-names-claims-head-delegated-authority-chief https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/hdi-names-claims-head-delegated-authority-chief HDI Global Specialty SE Australia has promoted Claims Manager Kosta Biris to take up the newly created Head of Claims role...

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Deloitte recruits QBE finance policy head as partner https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/deloitte-recruits-qbe-finance-policy-head-as-partner https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/deloitte-recruits-qbe-finance-policy-head-as-partner Deloitte has appointed Anne Driver as the consulting firm’s Audit & Assurance Partner and IFRS 17 General Insurance Leader...

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APRA’s Summerhayes headlines ICNZ webinar on post-virus world https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/apras-summerhayes-headlines-icnz-webinar-on-post-virus-world https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/apras-summerhayes-headlines-icnz-webinar-on-post-virus-world The Insurance Council of New Zealand will host a number of webinars to discuss the challenges facing the insurance industry globally...

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QBE backs grassroots sport mental health initiative https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/qbe-backs-grassroots-sport-mental-health-initiative https://www.insurancenews.com.au/the-professional/qbe-backs-grassroots-sport-mental-health-initiative QBE Foundation is backing charity R U OK?’s new campaign to promote a culture of mental health awareness in the grassroots sporting community...

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