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November 2015 - Austbrokers Terrace Insurance | Adelaide | Melbourne

A ‘seniors moment’

A ‘seniors moment’

Just dropped in for a visit ! There are ways to speed up your insurance claim process, but driving through the window of your insurance provider’s office is probably not the best one. An elderly woman who was on her way to the dentist accidentally crashed her minivan into the local office of US insurer […]

Tax cuts?

Insurance taxes: the latest shot in an interminable battle By rights, insurance-based taxes in Australia should be long gone. Review after review has labelled them inefficient and recommended their abolition – yet they remain in operation in most states and territories. A lack of political will and imagination about what should take their place has […]

When bad news is considered good news!

When bad news is considered good news!

El Nino ‘good news for insurers’  The El Nino weather phenomenon will benefit Australian general insurers, according to a new report from Morgan Stanley. The financial services giant says any increase in bushfire threat due to the expected warm and dry conditions is more than outweighed by a predicted reduction in tropical cyclones and floods. […]

Driverless cars – what does it all mean ?

How to insure a driverless car? Driverless cars and automated vehicles will not prove to be the “death knell of insurance” as the industry continues to grapple with the technology, an industry expert has said. With the first driverless car testing in the Southern Hemisphere completed in Adelaide over the weekend, Mervyn Rea, head of […]

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