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'No appetite': NIBA hits out at NSW Government's inaction over insurance tax

23 June 2022

The National Insurance Brokers Association has again pushed for the NSW Emergency Services Levy on insurance products to be axed, saying the “inequitable” tax adds to the rising cost burden facing small businesses...

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Insurance House on acquisition hunt following rebrand

23 June 2022

Independent insurance group Insurance House has renamed its holding company as Insurance Brands Australia, signalling a renewed ambition to acquire further industry brands...

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Broker found negligent in $100,000 dispute over derailed train loss

23 June 2022

A NSW broker must reimburse a business that found it was not covered by its insurance policy after a train derailed in February last year, its shipping container was damaged and the belongings it was transporting interstate on behalf of two men were destroyed...

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Third generation broker starts specialty alpine business

23 June 2022

Brennan Edgar, a third-generation broker based in Victoria’s Cobram, has just established Alpine & Hospitality Insurance Services to specialise in the sector, which has undergone premium hikes of 300-400% and a contraction in capacity since the Black Summer bushfires...

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NIBA reveals WA award finalists

23 June 2022

The National Insurance Brokers Association has revealed its WA finalists for this year’s two broker awards...

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Broker profile: 'I'm a relationship driven guy'

23 June 2022

Bell Partners Insurance MD Matthew Bates has not looked back since departing a sales and marketing career in the media industry to run his Sydney-based brokerage...

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NIBA's ex-CEO Dallas Booth recognised for 'outstanding' work

23 June 2022

Former National Insurance Brokers Association CEO Dallas Booth has been recognised at a global industry gathering for his work to progress the intermediary sector...

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BizCover expands NZ SME insurance platform

23 June 2022

BizCover will include Auckland-based Ando Insurance as part of its New Zealand business insurance comparison platform in a move it says will expand options for small businesses...

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