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Insurance catastrophe declared for Mildura storm damage

Insurance catastrophe declared for Mildura storm damage The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has declared a catastrophe for damage caused by a severe hail storm that struck the Mildura region of north-west Victoria, and nearby parts of New South Wales and South Australia, last Friday. $20 million in losses so far Insurers have received about 9000 claims, with estimated insured losses of more than $20 million. More claims are expected over the next few weeks. ICA CEO Rob Whelan said the industry had escalated its response to

Customers Affected By Floods in Victoria and South Australia

Customers Affected By Floods in Victoria and South Australia Large sections of the Great Ocean Road are now open thanks to stabilisation and road clearing works #vicfloods pic.twitter.com/Q8PgxFEXBN — VicEmergency (@vicemergency) September 23, 2016 We're ready to help VIC & SA flood affected customers. Call our 24hr Claims Hotline:13 24 80 #VICFloods #SAFloods pic.twitter.com/Ow8AkM2aIk — CGU Insurance (@CGUInsurance) September 16, 2016 Have you been affected by the recent storms? See our website for more information: https://t.co/n93gCixIZ5

Above Normal Bushfire Threat for 2015-16 Fire Season

Bushfire Threat for 2015-16 Fire Season The Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre has release its forecast for the 2015-16 Fire Season, they have noted that many areas have consistently received below average annual rainfall across successive years. This has produced a cumulative reduction in soil moisture levels and increasingly dry forests and grasslands. In addition to these long-term trends, other climate drivers, such as the currently strengthening El Niño-Southern Oscillation event across the Pacific and the warmer waters associated with the Indian Ocean Dipole, may further increase the severity and duration of the

QBE no longer offering builder’s warranty insurance in South Australia

  QBE Insurance has announced that it will no longer offering builder’s warranty insurance in South Australia, this follows a rising number of insolvencies. The insure has advised it will stop offering the product from July 1 2013       Please note Quotesonline Insurance News is an information service provided by third parties Insure 247 Australia doesn’t warrants the accuracy of any information contained there in, readers should make their own enquiry’s before relying on information in the stories Terms of

Budget Car Insurance Five Star Outstanding Value Award For The Sixth Year

Budget Direct has set a new record, becoming the only insurance provider in Australia to win the national CANSTAR Five Star Outstanding Value award for car insurance six years in a row.As well as winning the national award, Budget Direct was named Best Value car insurance provider in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. Arrange an Insurance Quote Here Please note Quotesonline Insurance News is an information service provided by

SA financial adviser permanently banned by ASIC

ASIC has permanently banned Trevor Wayne Carll, of Port Pirie, South Australia, from providing financial services. Mr Carll’s banning follows an ASIC investigation into his conduct while he was an authorised representative of the following Australian Financial Services licensees between 21 June 2004 and 20 May 2010: Financial Wisdom Ltd Financial Planning Services Australia Pty Ltd Genesys Wealth Advisers Ltd. Between June 2004 and August 2007, Mr Carll was employed by Port Pirie-based financial planning business, Bruce McDonald Investment Services Pty Ltd. ASIC said its investigation

Research reveals most common form of accidental death

Recent research has found that people in South Australia are most likely to die in an accident at the age of 40 involving poisoning rather than falling, drowning or choking. Figures suggest accidental poisoning and choking deaths are more likely in South Australia than anywhere else in the country. Insurance company Suncorp Life analysed Bureau of Statistics data from 2008 for people aged up to 74 to find that road fatalities accounted for 109 deaths. However 62 people died

IAG to drop Unworry

IAG are set to replace it’s “Unworry” campaign with  “Experience the difference” an Insurance Australia Group spokesman has told an online news site. The new campaign will be rolled out for IAG’s NRMA Insurance in New South Wales and Queensland, SGIC in South Australia and SGIO in Western Australia. Please note Quotesonline Insurance News is an information service provided by third parties Insure 247

Australian Insurers Brace for Summer of Extreme Payouts

Australian Insurers face claims Australia wide from a summer of almost biblical extremes, from flood victims in north, fire in Victoria and South Australia, and drought and extreme heat in NSW. Queensland with many parts of the state facing a massive clean up bill after another cyclone, in Igham, thousand of homes remain surrounded by water and the flooding rains are set to continue as more cyclones and storms are predicted. The States clean up bill is estimated to be $120

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