Business insurance for Australian wineries

Posted on February 20, 2014, 5:38 AM

If you own a winery in Australia you may already be aware of the specific risks and requirements that influence your industry, but have you translated these needs into a comprehensive business insurance package? Every winery business is different, so[…]

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New inspection scheme for strata-title property

Posted on February 20, 2014, 5:37 AM

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has partnered with James Cook University (JCU) to design a new engineering inspection scheme for North Queensland strata-title properties. ICA and JCU were encouraged to create a new inspection scheme after an independent study[…]

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The biggest risks facing Australian businesses

Posted on February 20, 2014, 1:22 AM

Business interruption insurance could be the wisest investment new Australian business owners make in 2014, according to the 2014 Allianz Risk Barometer Survey 2014. The report, released on January 14 this year, questioned more than 400 corporate insurance experts from 33[…]

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Strong performance in 2013 retail sector

Posted on February 7, 2014, 5:58 AM

The retail sector recorded its best performance for five years in 2013, according to the Australian National Retailers Association (ANRA). ANRA analysed figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on January 6, which showed retail turnover had increased by[…]

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Proposed funding for agriculture sector

Posted on February 4, 2014, 6:00 AM

Agriculture workers and farm owners may be encouraged to hear the Federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce is attempting to secure an additional $7 billion in funding this year. This extra support would be used to assist farmers struggling against difficult conditions around[…]

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