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Experts Predict Severe Bushfire Season

10 September 2015 | walter
Experts predict severe bushfire season 7 September 2015 Large areas of NSW, Victoria, southern Queensland and WA face above-normal bushfire risk this summer, according to the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Co-operative Research Centre. Its outlook for southern Australia also warns of an early start to the season in some areas, as the effects of El Nino combine with a long-term rainfall deficit. “There has been more than a decade of below-average rainfall,” CEO Richard Thornton told
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Cyber Insurance Claim Example

22 June 2015 | penny
A Brisbane based business was recently the subject of a cyber attack where the hackers made numerous extortion threats and stole sensitive data from them. The business was completely unprepared for the attack, Acting Assistant Brian Hay from the State Crime Command said “We are strongly urging business to ensure their computer systems are secure and protected from hackers.”
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IAG reveals extent of Sydney storm damage

30 April 2015 | penny
IAG has revealed that the recent storms that rocked New South Wales is set to cost the company $250 million as earning expectations have been hit.
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Why Travel Insurance should be the first thing you pack

23 April 2015 | penny
IT WAS supposed to be the trip of a lifetime, instead this Aussie family found themselves with their daughter in the intensive care unit racking up hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills. The Connelly family’s experience is a reminder to Australian travellers about the importance of investing in travel insurance. Their $180 insurance policy covered the $715,000 bill racked up by Freya’s medical treatment.
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Catastrophe declared for Sydney storms

23 April 2015 | penny
The toll of the storm that rocked Sydney yesterday is beginning to be felt as more than 19, 500 insurance claims have already been lodged, according to the ICA. In a statement released this morning, the ICA said that as of 7am, insurers had received more than 19, 500 claims with losses so far estimated at $129 million.
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Severe Weather Warning

17 March 2015 | penny
Severe Weather Warning for damaging winds for people in the North Central, North East, South West, Central, West and South Gippsland and East Gippsland forecast districts Issued at 10:05 am EDT on Tuesday 17 March 2015. Weather Situation A low pressure trough is about to enter western Victoria and will progress through western areas this afternoon then central areas this evening to reach the east early on Wednesday morning.
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Westfield free wifi. Who pays??

16 March 2015 | penny
The retail landscape in Australia is practically unrecognisable to what it was a few years ago. The potent combination of technology, the rapid changes in consumer behaviour, opening up of online and multiple channels to market, and the continual encroachment from overseas brands (in both a virtual and physical sense), has transformed our entire retail scene.
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CMIB Insurance are on the move.....

27 February 2015 | penny
In just 12 short months CMIB together with Empire Insurance Services have outgrown our current premises and are moving to a fantastic new office in Richmond on 2 March 2015.
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Catastophe declared in wake of cyclone Marcia

23 February 2015 | penny
The Insurance Council of Australia has announced that they have declared a catastrophe for parts of central Queensland that was rocked by Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia last week.
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Disgraced cyclist in massive fraud payout

19 February 2015 | penny
Lance Armstrong has been ordered to pay SCA Promotions, a sports insurance company, $12.9 million in a fraud claim following the cyclists doping admission.
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