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The lessons of Winley »



Newsmakers »

Model for the future »

Insurance Advisernet chief Shaun Standfield says the Winley collapse does not mean the AR model is flawed – but strong infrastructure is vital.

Northern exposure »

Does Canberra have a role to play in the cyclone insurance market? With mitigation looking the most viable option, the answer is maybe yes, probably no.

Building on good fortune »

One year on, BHSI has become a force in the local insurance market. Meet its global chief, whose growth plans are amazingly simple.

Gaining Insight, keeping focus »

Steadfast says the development of its own broking system is the key to autonomy. Others wonder why they’re bothering.

Digging in »

Others may be talking about the turn of the cycle but QBE’s Tim Plant is more focused on the ‘new normal’ in a world where customer and cost are key.

Back in business »

Vero’s latest report says SMEs are inching back to brokers, but a successful future is far from guaranteed.

Hidden dangers »

Our cities’ skylines may look spectacular, but a spate of revelations has left Australians asking just how safe they really are.

The uberwriting agency »

CHU chief Bobby Lehane is determined to be a strata market disruptor, and his journey has only just begun.

From workshops to bunny hops »

With his health fading, motor insurance pioneer Wayne Patterson reflects on his legacy in business, and a new creative project that will live long into the future.

Mutually assured protection »

When it comes to customer service, one of the oldest insurance models around remains ahead of the curve.

Ill prepared »

There’s nothing new about the pandemic threat, but as populations grow and diseases evolve, so too must the global response.

Finding the spark »

How tracts of land covered in blackened trees and ash-laden ruins give up their secrets to fire investigation experts.


Insurers on the hook »

A High Court ruling changes an established precedent in the way insurers handle third parties when their client is insolvent.


Doctor on the spot »

AHI’s app provides an online hospital in an emergency.

Higher limits, more flexibility »

QBE farm cover packs plenty into one wording.

Keeping lifestock safe »

Allianz guide shows the way to foil thieves and rustlers.

Getting an edge »

Vero launches its new online platform for brokers.

Cyber cover, but not as we know it »

Nova Underwriting claims some ‘firsts’.

Wiping confusion »

Vero’s new iTech policy does just that.

A story behind every claim »

Talbot launches commercial property claims database.


Golf, entertainment and insights as AIMS talks leadership »
All Blacks afternoon of fun and games with AIG »
The CQIB long lunch lives up to its name »
CGU ARs go troppo at Cairns conference »
Expo inspires and informs brokers »
QBE celebrates Swans partnership »
UAC’s giant Sydney expo draws a crowd »
Blame it on the bogey: Allianz Blue Eagle’s golf gets competitive »
Celebrations mark LMI’s 17th birthday »
Vero launches 2016 SME index »

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