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Industry told to step up on climate risk analysis

24 June 2019

The insurance industry has been urged to play a leading role in capturing data to show how the costs of transitioning to a low-carbon economy will evolve...

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Cyclone-prone communities gain $100 million infrastructure fund

24 June 2019

The Federal and Queensland governments have agreed on a $100 million fund to repair and build resilient roads and other public infrastructure in the cyclone-prone northern region...

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AR banned over factory fire claim

24 June 2019

A Victorian authorised representative has been permanently banned from the financial services industry for dishonest conduct...

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Add-on cover refunds pass $130 million

24 June 2019

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has announced further repayments of $14.7 million for consumers sold “worthless” add-on insurance cover at car yards...

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ASIC gives AFCA the nod on legacy complaints

24 June 2019

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has approved rule changes that allow the Australian Financial Complaints Authority to investigate matters dating back to 2008...

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$8.6b burden: NSW insurance taxes keep growing

24 June 2019

The NSW Government will reap $8.6 billion from insurance taxes and levies over the next four years, the latest state budget shows...

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SA rakes in more insurance taxes

24 June 2019

The SA Government expects to collect $486.3 million in insurance taxes this financial year, up 5.7% on the previous year, state budget figures released last week show...

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ARPC audit suggests alternatives to premium rises

24 June 2019

An Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation audit has suggested examining options to minimise premium rises if there is a need to rebuild capital after a terrorist attack...

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Tribunal to hear Canterbury quake claim disputes

24 June 2019

New Zealand has created an insurance tribunal to resolve outstanding claims relating to the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes, providing $NZ3.39 million in funding...

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