The Building Stronger Homes Roundtable convened by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and Master Builders Australia (MBA) has recommended reforms to the way codes, standards and land use planning systems promote the resilience of Australian family homes.
Eight in 10 homeowners in Australia show little interest in making their homes resilient to natural disasters according to a new research by Suncorp Insurance.
ASX-listed Steadfast Group, the largest general insurance network in Australasia, has increased its shareholding in unisonSteadfast, the largest global network of independent insurance brokers, to a majority stake of 60%.
The Financial Services Council (FSC) yesterday issued a green paper to lead the public policy debate on a restructuring of financial advice.
The Australian cyber insurance market is demonstrating transitionary characteristics, similar to those seen in the USA following large losses in the retail and healthcare sectors in past years, notes Aon in its 1Q2021 Cyber Insurance Market Insights report.
Eight in 10 homeowners show little interest in spending to make their home more resilient to natural disasters, according to research commissioned by insurance, banking and finance group, Suncorp.
Losses emanating from the heavy rainfall and severe flooding in Australia's eastern states in March this year are expected to put pressure on Australian general insurers' underwriting margins.
Almost half of Australians in a survey said that they would need more than A$1m ($762,000) for a comfortable retirement, but experts say that in reality, they might not actually need that much.
Australian owned insurance and financial services broker Honan Insurance Group (Honan) has launched Honan Re, a new reinsurance offering to the broker marketplace.
Almost half of Aussies in a survey said that they would need more than A$1m ($762,000) for a comfortable retirement, but experts say that in reality, Aussies might not actually need that much.