Skip to main content
January 2018 - Austbrokers Terrace Insurance | Adelaide | Melbourne

BREACH NOTIFICATION LEGISLATION IS HERE – IS YOUR BUSINESS P

  Since the inception of our Blogging section of our website, articles regarding Cyber Crime, Cyber Liability, ‘Cyber anything’ have been a constant. We have gone to great lengths to write and forward information to our existing or prospective clients about the emerging peril of Cyber Crime and its potentially catastrophic effect on society. We […]

INSURER REVEALS STARTLING HOLIDAY HOME CLAIMS

New claims research from IAG has found that one in six tenants of holiday rental properties had accidentally broken or damaged property while on holiday. The research found that one in seven had been injured in a home they were staying in, while one in five had held a party or been invited to a […]

BUFFETT BACKS “BAD END” FOR BITCOIN

Warren Buffett has said that he would never invest in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin despite their recent popularity. Bitcoin hit record prices last month of close to $25,000 but prices have since fallen by 25%, as cryptocurrencies continue on a roller-coaster ride. The Oracle of Omaha said, in a recent interview with CNBC, that he […]

$500K FRAUD FOILED BY PHONE FAIL

A Sydney man has been denied an insurance payout of more than $500,000 after it was found that his friend was responsible for the fire that destroyed his investment property. Sachin Sharma claimed $466,252 on his home policy and $60,637 for the contents at the property in Ingleburn in the city’s southwest which was destroyed […]

TAKING ON THE INSURANCE CONUNDRUM OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS

Before crowds could gather in PyeongChang for the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, design professionals and contractors created the ice rinks, ski jumps, and bobsled tracks on which athletes compete. For an event as big as the Olympics, professional liability insurers also worked hard to help clients mitigate the risks that come with being […]

Latest Articles

Electric vehicles: What risks do they pose to homes?
Global electric vehicle (EV) sales increased by 108% from 3.24 million in 2020 to 6.75 ...
More
ICA issues warning to short-term holiday rental hosts
As Australians take a break this Easter, The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has warned ...
More
Online scams report: Australian cybercrime on the rise in 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has given cyber criminals an advantage as remote work became more common ...
More
WoodSolutions offers tips to salvage flood-damaged timber in homes
The catastrophic flooding in Queensland and New South Wales (NSW), which is expected to trigger ...
More
Something to help bring back the smile!
Whilst we were acknowledging and celebrating International Women's Day a few days ago, Minnie Mouse ...
More
What states and territories are doing to help Australians buy electric cars
Australian drivers are increasingly keen to make their next car electric, but high prices and ...
More
Good news story!
Bupa introduces Australia's first 'smart mouthguards' Bupa Dental Care has partnered with HITIQ – which ...
More
BOM outlook signals a wetter-than-average autumn
As rain continues to smash the east coast, many are looking for a let up ...
More
What Australian homeowners need to know about underinsurance
The vast majority of Australian households carry some form of home insurance, according to the ...
More



DISCLAIMER

This web site is designed primarily for use by Australian residents. Therefore, some products referred to in this site may be inappropriate for overseas residents. Please contact us via e-mail or phone to discuss your needs should you not be an Australian resident.

The information on this site is for general information purposes only and you should first seek advice from us to determine which products and services are most appropriate for your needs. We take our responsibilities to you seriously, and will work closely with you to customise your program to suit your needs.