Fears of an El Nino event subside with changing weather

Posted on July 30, 2014, 7:19 AM

Severe weather events can often have an adverse affect on businesses, causing operations to be shutdown, supplies to be damaged or even employees injured. A new report from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has found that changing weather patterns[…]

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Compulsory Third Party insurance market seeing strong success

Posted on July 29, 2014, 7:27 AM

Suncorp, one of Australia’s largest insurers, has praised the overhaul of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Compulsory Third Party (CTP) market one year on from the implementation. The success can be seen when looking at the motorist statistics, as ten per[…]

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Insurers and victims join together for flood class action

Posted on July 29, 2014, 7:25 AM

Insurers have recently joined with 4000 victims of the 2011 Queensland floods to take action against the dam operators in the region as part of a massive class action. The 2011 Queensland floods caused an absolutely colossal amount of damage,[…]

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Insurance rates kept down thanks to competition

Posted on July 29, 2014, 7:22 AM

The new financial year is fast approaching, bringing a number of considerations for businesses. While certainly a busy period, companies should take time to carry out a proper insurance review. Taking out a policy before damages occur is the best[…]

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Heavy vehicle review on track

Posted on July 21, 2014, 7:35 AM

The Heavy Vehicle Roadworthiness Review has now completed the first phase of development, following the publication of a new report designed to examine the current practices in heavy vehicle road worthiness across Australia. This was announced by the National Transport Commission (NTC)[…]

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WorkSafe ACT takes two concrete trucks off the road

Posted on July 21, 2014, 7:30 AM

Two concrete trucks have been taken off the road and the operating company is set to be audited following failure to properly service the vehicles. WorkSafe ACT has issued prohibition notices to the concrete pumping company, which will effectively mean[…]

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