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November 2017 - Austbrokers Terrace Insurance | Adelaide | Melbourne

TIPS ON MAINTAINING YOUR BARBECUE

As winter moves into spring, more and more people begin the yearly migration of cooking out on the grill. Often, this is the first time many people take their ‘barbie’ out of hibernation and fire it up. According to the CFA, Fire-fighters are regularly called to attend barbecue-related incidents after a period of disuse, warning […]

TIPS ON HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR HOME

It’s often said that your home is your castle and like any good castle, your home needs to be maintained. As a homeowner, it’s your responsibility to make sure your home is well maintained and is in good repair. Aside from the obvious safety and visual appeal reasons, a poorly maintained home can have some […]

ASBESTOS RISKS AND INSURANCE

ASBESTOS RISKS AND INSURANCE

The relationship between insurance and asbestos is complex, which makes it difficult to determine liability… … However, it is no secret that asbestos is a very real menace especially in Australia. And as risk management professionals you need to ensure that your clients are aware of the peril and are complying with their legal obligations around asbestos. Insurance […]

FLOOD INSURANCE – SHOULD YOUR BUSINESS TAKE OUT COVER?

Many Householders insurers are making Flood Cover compulsary. But what factors come into play when insuring a business for flood cover? After the 2011 floods in Queensland, the government discussed the idea of making flood cover compulsory in all insurance policies, including business insurance. Though the legislation did not go through, many insurance companies amended […]

BUSINESS INTERRUPTION INSURANCE: WHAT IS IT?

Business Interruption Insurance can “make or break” your business’ recovery from a major event. Business Interruption insurance is basically talking about the money or income you may lose when your business is, for some reason, interrupted and unable to operate. This may happen due to a variety of causes such as a natural disaster, or […]

PREPARING FOR STORMS AND HAIL

A little rain never hurt anybody… Right? Thunderbolts and lightning are very, very frightening on their own, but add heavy rains tumbling down and golf-ball sized hail stones smashing into things, and there are many ways a storm can wreak havoc to both our property and us. Each year across Australia and New Zealand, storms […]

INSURER REVEALS AUSTRALIA’S CRASH HOTSPOTS

  A road in Melbourne has been revealed as the Australian hotspot for car crashes by AAMI. Springvale Road in Glen Waverley, in Melbourne’s south east, was named Australia’s worst road for car crashes in the 2017 AAMI Crash Index this week. The busy road attracts high volumes of traffic both on and off peak […]

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