Government news


    Rob Whelan of The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) is part of the Insurance Business Australia's Hot List 2016.

  • On a mission to modernise Lloyd’s

    Lloyd’s of London CEO Inga Beale talks to Tim Garratt about creating a 21st century marketplace that embraces workplace culture and practices that are as cutting edge as its insurance solutions

  • PM announces strengthened cyber ties with US

    The Prime Minister has announced the strengthening of cyber security ties between Australia and the United States in a bid to meet the growing threat of cybercrime

  • Insurers welcome Government paper

    The Government of one Australian state has released a position paper on a topic that could rock the insurance industry and insurers have been supportive in their response to a better regulatory framework

  • Post privatisation premium hikes defended

    An insurer has defended its decision to up premium costs following its privatisation as the state government has said it may buy uninsurable homes.

  • Catastrophe declared following major bushfire

    A catastrophe has been declared following major bushfires, the second declaration over the holiday season, as fires continue to burn across Western Australia.

  • Catastrophe declared as tornado confirmed

    Following a freak tornado this week a catastrophe has been declared in Sydney with a first estimate of losses released.

  • State Government to legalise Uber

    It has been announced that the first state in Australia will legalise and regulate Uber, a decision widely praised by the insurance industry.

  • Insurers welcome State Government changes

    State Government changes designed to slash household premiums have been praised by the industry as a major step forward.

  • State announces CTP insurance changes

    One Australian state has announced changes to its insurance options with four insurers revealed as new providers.