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ICA urges NSW Premier Perrottet to make reforms

18 October 2021

The Insurance Council of Australia has called on the new NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet to extend proposed stamp duty reforms to insurance and for the state to take a fresh look at abolishing the emergency services levy...

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Warragamba wall issue points to planning failures

18 October 2021

Raising the height of the Warragamba Dam wall would not resolve issues created by land use failings that have increased flood risks in the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley, Insurance Council of Australia CEO Andrew Hall says...

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Severe weather hits as La Nina alert declared

18 October 2021

The Bureau of Meteorology issued a La Nina alert last week as the type of rainfall and severe weather typically associated with the seasonal event and other climate drivers affected much of eastern Australia...

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What’s in the latest edition of Insurance News magazine

18 October 2021

While the pandemic and its many challenges have been front and centre of all insurance professionals’ thoughts, there’s been a lot happening in the industry that will continue to throw up challenges...

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Actuaries set out board recruitment criteria

18 October 2021

Insurance companies need to appoint board directors with the “right qualifications” to prevent similar misconduct to that uncovered by the Hayne royal commission, according to the Actuaries Institute...

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Liability market still hardening on loss severity: WTW

18 October 2021

The liability market is continuing to harden driven by factors including increasing loss severity and a greater percentage of claims that are litigated, Willis Towers Watson says...

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'Living with COVID' likely to lead to workers' comp claims surge: Finity

18 October 2021

Finity has warned in a new report that workers’ compensation claims are set to rise as the country looks to reopen, moving away from its tough virus elimination strategy to “living with COVID-19”...

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ICA runs Code of Practice ad awareness campaign

18 October 2021

The Insurance Council of Australia today launched an advertisement campaign aimed at raising consumers’ awareness of their rights under the new Code of Practice that commenced in July...

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Perils shaves cyclone Seroja losses to $394 million

18 October 2021

Catastrophe data company Perils has lowered its estimate for insured losses from April’s Tropical Cyclone Seroja to $394 million while saying it “serves as a warning” for the northwest of WA of the potential for devastation from tropical cyclones...

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