Prof. Allan Manning's Blog

Helping the Elephants

Helping the Elephants

One of the many charities that LMI support is the Berdiri Conservation Foundation in Sumatra. The foundation is working on protecting the unique animals in Sumatra such as the Asian Elephant, Sumatra Rhino, and Sumatra Tigers. The big issue is loss of habitat and they are doing their best to fight against illegal logging. LMI are working to provide a commercial drone with infrared technology […]

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2 observations while travelling in North America

2 observations while travelling in North America

This morning watching the morning news over breakfast I saw the article about the chap who was towing a boat with a mobility scooter after his driver’s licence was cancelled. I knew about this a couple of weeks ago as it was the only news item about anything Australian that I heard about Australia during my trip to North America. It made you feel so […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 14 November 2018

Product Recalls Australia – 14 November 2018

This week’s product recalls includes the following: Medtronic Australasia Pty Ltd — Medtronic MiniMed™ 640G Insulin Infusion Pump Dentsply Sirona Pty Ltd — LoFric 40cm CH12 Nelaton Catheter Dy-Mark Australia Pty Ltd — Flaw Chek Step 3 Remover Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz C300 Hybrid & C350 Hybrid Passenger Cars Polaris Sales Australia Pty Ltd — MY2016-MY2018 Polaris Ranger Diesel 1000 Toyota Motor Corporation […]

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Conference Reminder: Risk and the Business Insurance in History

Conference Reminder: Risk and the Business Insurance in History

With this year rushing to an end so quickly, I thought that I would remind everyone of the great conference being held next year in Seville, Spain from the 11th to the 14th June, 2019 on the History of Insurance as a Business. The conference has been many years in the making and experts from around the world will be presenting on the topic. The […]

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Back at the desk

Back at the desk

I have been a bit quiet on the posting front over the past month as I have been travelling in North America for both business and having a much needed break. During the trip Steve Manning and I had several meetings with potential clients for our on line products, met with old colleagues who are interested in representing LMI in North America and attending a […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 7 November 2018

Product Recalls Australia – 7 November 2018

This week’s product recalls includes: Subaru (Aust) Pty Limited — MY2012-2013 Impreza, XV and Forester Vehicles (fitted with a 2L engine) and MY2013 BRZ Vehicles Life Fitness Australia Pty Ltd — Life Fitness PowerMill Climber Capitol Chilled Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd — Canberra Milk Full Cream 300mL, 500mL and 1L Walpamur Paints — Walpamur Blockout Low Sheen White 4L British Paints — Paint & Prime […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 31 October 2018

Product Recalls Australia – 31 October 2018

This week’s spooky recalls includes the following: Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — SR400 Motorcycle University Cooperative Bookshop Limited t/as AG Co-op (Australian Geographic) — Compass Lensatic McLaren Automotive Limited — McLaren P11 Coupe, Spider, Coupe-S, Spider-S, Coupe-R and Spider-R; McLaren P13 Coupe-C, Coupe-S, GT and Spider-S American Special Vehicles — RAM 1500, 2500 & 3500 Trucks Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz A200 A […]

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Pedestrian deaths are on the rise and Victoria Police think they know why

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise and Victoria Police think they know why

Victoria Police has blamed the rise in pedestrian deaths on people using mobile phones or wearing earphones while crossing roads. New stats from the Transport Accident Commission show (table below) that over the past 12 months (Oct 17 – Oct 18) there has been a 31% (29 in 2017 and 38 in 2018) increase in Pedestrian deaths on our roads. That is 38 people who […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 24 October 2018

Product Recalls Australia – 24 October 2018

This week’s product recalls includes: Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz MY 2012 C Class Passenger Cars KXF Fashion Pty Ltd t/a Ollie’s Place — Fabric Giraffe Formulite Pty Ltd — Formulite Lupin Soup GM Holden Ltd — MY18 Holden Commodore 2.0L Diesel Target Australia Pty Ltd — Young Ones Lights and Sounds Guitar Jaguar Land Rover Australia — Range Rover Sport and Land Rover […]

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Congratulations to the 2018 Northern Territory Insurance Conference Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 Northern Territory Insurance Conference Winners

Although this was the first since the inception of the conference that I was unable to attend. I am pleased to see that the 2018 Northern Territory Insurance Conference went off well! Congratulations to the 2018 Winners of their annual awards, who were: Senior Broker Professional of the Year Award – Andrew McCormack from Gallagher Customer Service Professional of the Year – Karlie Clausen from […]

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