Travel Insurance – be careful you are not ripped off when you buy

WAtoday.com.au has warned consumers that the airlines are marking up the cost of travel insurance by a significant amount. The article I refer to can be found here. I have written a great many articles on the pitfalls of travel insurance over the years and my advice remains unaltered. This advice is as follows: The cover is important to have regardless of your age. You need […]

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Product Safety Recalls – 04/11/2016

Recall announcements this week from Product Safety Australia include: IVECO Trucks Pty Ltd — IVECO Daily Read more Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific Pty Ltd — Mercedes-Benz “E” Class Passenger Car Read more Bluebelle Australia — Footie Romper Read more Fashion Factory Outlet (Trade Secret) Pty Ltd — Various Best Beginnings infant clothing sets Read more Sime Darby Motor Group — Peugeot 4008 Read more CS Global Pty […]

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Government Price Comparison – My thoughts

I write as someone who has been handling insurance claims for over 45 years and from that perspective I think the whole idea is flawed. For most of us in the Australian economy, our home is our most important asset, after that comes our motor vehicles. We invest 10’s of thousands of dollars into these assets, often with a home loan or other forms of […]

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Blog Question: Leases

Quite an interesting question today: Hi Allan Our client is the tenant operating a super market in the [withheld for privacy reasons]. The Property owner have provided a lease which contains a number of condition as highlighted in the attached (Section 19) The tenant is concerned that if a loss occurs , the landlord will use section 19 as a way of not repairing or […]

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2016 Territory Insurance Awards!

With the Northern Territory Insurance Conference coming to a close the winners are announced. Congratulations to all award winners.   Claims Professional of the Year – sponsored by eReports Gregg Cooper, Senior Consultant, Complex Claims & Major Loss, TIO   Service Provider Professional of the Year – sponsored by Arthur J. Gallagher Julia Swenson, Principal Occupational Therapist, Territory Therapy Solutions   Broker Insurance Professional of the Year […]

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