Summer brings a need for marine insurance

Posted on December 30, 2013, 6:51 AM

Summer is the season when millions of Australians flock to the beach and take to the water. It can be a highly profitable time for marine orientated businesses, such as boat rental organisations, surf schools or tour cruise operators. However,[…]

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Honda tops insurance safety rankings

Posted on December 20, 2013, 6:58 AM

The American Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has released the list of 39 cars that have been awarded their Top Safety Pick rating, and Honda has more vehicles featured than any other manufacturer. Criteria to earn the award included[…]

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Farmers’ outlook dim due to dry weather

Posted on December 19, 2013, 7:00 AM

While the majority of Australian farmers remain positive about 2014’s prospects, dry weather in the eastern states has caused overall confidence levels to slump, according to the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey. The survey – released on December 16 –[…]

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Protect yourself from theft this Christmas

Posted on December 17, 2013, 7:02 AM

A partnership between the Housing Industry Association (HIA), Victoria Police and a group of major building groups will address the cost of theft from and damage to construction sites in Victoria. The HIA reports that theft typically costs its members[…]

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Australian businesses underinsured for cyber threats

Posted on December 11, 2013, 7:03 AM

Small to medium enterprises in Australia are not doing enough to protect their confidential cyber information from thieves, according to the Centre for Internet Security (CIS) at the University of Canberra. Released on December 6, the Cyber Insurance Research Paper[…]

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Farmers warned of the dangers of lentil fires

Posted on December 4, 2013, 7:11 AM

Harvest fire expert Graeme Quick has urged Australian lentil farmers to take extra care during harvesting this year after a spate of header fires in South Australia destroyed significant lentil crops. Grain Producers SA (GPSA) have identified that the fires[…]

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