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Insurance News

If insurance was free, would there still be an underinsurance problem?
Nov 20 :: Even if price wasnít a factor, AMPís Chris Kirby argues that Australia would still have an under-insurance problem. This is why it is the industryís job to kill... read more

Regulatory compulsion propels commercial insurance
Oct 26 :: Australia is the second largest advanced market in Asia for commercial insurance, not least because of regulatory requirements around issues of professional indemnity,... read more

Premium rates for life cover sold by advisers in decline
Oct 26 :: Premium rates for life cover products sold by financial advisers fell by an average of 10 per cent across 11 leading insurance providers between December 2004... read more

Life insurers pay out $4 billion in 2011
Jul 01 :: The 10 biggest life insurers paid out just under $4 billion in claims in 2011 - up 11.4 per cent from 2010, according to research conducted by The Risk Store.... read more

Direct life insurance up but credit insurance flat
Jun 01 :: Overall direct life insurance sales have grown 11.3 per cent in 2011 and in-force annual premiums are up 10.9 per cent despite flat growth in credit-related insurance... read more

NSW Insurance broker suspended
May 22 :: A Menai-based insurance broking firm has had its licence suspended for seven months following surveillance conducted by the Australian Securities and Investments... read more



Insurance Articles

DIY Review Checklist for your Income Protection Insurance
Whilst a regular review both of the level of income protection cover that you own and the price you are paying for it are both important, there are some other... read more

Important Considerations While Choosing Business Insurance
Business insurance is a comprehensive package of individual insurance policies intended to safeguard the property, people, and operations of a business from unforeseen... read more

Choosing A Disability Income Protection Insurance Policy
Most people do not understand that a disability insurance policy is a legal contract between the consumer and the insurance company. This article will help you... read more

Importance of Public Liability Insurance for Small Businesses
Small businesses are more prone to risks of large financial liability. These may come in the form of litigation for not meeting the standards in the product/service... read more

5 Tips to Insure Your Trip
Before you go on a holiday it is necessary that you buy a travel insurance to make your great holiday experience safe. You need to be sure you have the right... read more

Travel insurance
Going overseas? Traveling Australia? You'll need travel insurance - but remember to check the fine print. read more