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October 2017 - Austbrokers Terrace Insurance | Adelaide | Melbourne

GETTING READY FOR FIRE SEASON

  Summer in Australia is synonymous with barbeques, long days spent down at the beach or lounging by the pool, and ice cream vans cruising through the streets. But in the southern parts of the country, it is also synonymous with bushfires. Studies have shown that global warming is increasing not only the frequency but […]

THE $20K FLEA BITE

A police officer in the UK has been given close to $20,000 (£12,000) in compensation after being bitten by a flea at work. The monster claim for the mini bite saw the detective sue West Midlands Police, which also had to pay over $6,800 (£4,185) in legal fees. A West Midlands Police spokesperson told The Daily […]

CYBER INSURANCE GETS A ROCKET

Mandatory data breach legislation comes into effect February and has already put a rocket under the local market in cyber security insurance as well as supporting legal services. Earlier this year, the Insurance Council of Australia said the local cyber insurance market had been growing more quickly than any other commercial risk market. “Cyber-insurance is recognised […]

INTRODUCING CORAL REEF INSURANCE

Insuring a coral reef may be a fairly unusual situation. But if you have any insurance related enquiries, no matter how challenging, please get in touch with us today. Leading Global Reinsurer has introduced insurance for coral reefs. Close to 60kms of coral reef off the coast of Mexico is the latest ‘asset’ to enjoy […]

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