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 2018 NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/note-from-the-publisherb http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/note-from-the-publisherb This is the final weekly edition of insuranceNEWS.com.au for 2017. We will return on Monday, January 29. During the break major issues and events will be covered by our Breaking News service…

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icare changes hit more than 400 jobs: union http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/icare-changes-hit-more-than-400-jobs-union http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/icare-changes-hit-more-than-400-jobs-union Workers’ compensation scheme reforms in NSW have affected about 430 general insurance industry jobs so far, according to the Finance Sector Union…

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:55:00 +1100
La Nina is here, weatherman says http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/la-nina-is-here-weatherman-says http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/la-nina-is-here-weatherman-says Australia is officially in a La Nina phase, albeit a weak one, according to the Bureau of Meteorology…

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:54:00 +1100
Brokers join forces on multi-peril crop cover http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/brokers-join-forces-on-multi-peril-crop-cover http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/brokers-join-forces-on-multi-peril-crop-cover MGA Insurance Brokers, Country Wide Insurance Brokers and Adroit Insurance Group have joined forces to bring new forms of crop cover to farmers…

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:54:00 +1100
Melbourne block ordered to remove cladding http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/melbourne-block-ordered-to-remove-cladding http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/melbourne-block-ordered-to-remove-cladding Owners of the Anstey Square building in the inner-northern Melbourne suburb of Brunswick have been ordered to remove flammable cladding around fire hydrants and hoses within two months…

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:50:00 +1100
Choice hails RACV Insurance, AIG on travel cover http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/choice-hails-racv-insurance-aig-on-travel-cover http://www.insurancenews.com.au/local/choice-hails-racv-insurance-aig-on-travel-cover RACV Insurance Total Travel Care offers the best single-trip travel cover, according to research by consumer group Choice…

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