Product Recalls Australia – 28 November 2017

This week’s product recalls includes the following: catchoftheday.com.au Pty Ltd — Benefit Gimme Brow Volumiser Gel Read more Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — C-HR NGX10 & NGX50 Read more Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Tarago ACR50 & GSR50 Read more AGL Energy Services Pty Limited — Salzer DC LB232 (a.k.a. IPV40E & IPV40ES) isolator switches Read more   For more recalls please visit: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls

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Australia’s failing infrastructure

Recently, I wrote about issues with electricity infrastructure not keeping up with development. The same issue is occurring with storm water drains. Water damage arising from storms is one of the greatest causes of property insurance losses in Australia, so it should be of great concern to see that our councils and water authorities do not seem to be investing in the infrastructure to protect […]

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Learning from the past to protect against today’s hazards

During the very hot summer of 2008-2009, that included the Black Saturday bush fires, our Melbourne office was left without power due to both the fires and the inadequacy of an electrical sub-station across the road. As it is imperative for us to provide our claims services during periods of natural catastrophe, so we are able to assist people in need we installed a backup […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 21 November 2017

This week’s product recalls includes the following: Aspiria Australia Pty Ltd — Crane Sports Inflatable Pegasus and Flamingo 21 NOV 2017 Polaris Sales Australia Pty Ltd — Indian Chief motorcycle variants 21 NOV 2017 Yamaha Motor Australia Pty Ltd — Tricity MW125 & MW125A Motorcycle 19 NOV 2017 Monde Nissin Australia — Nudie Brekkie with real berries, real coconut milk & real oats 250mL 17 […]

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Need a good MC?

A good MC can make or break a conference or event. Over the past three years I have been very impressed with Nathan Strempel who has been a big help in taking the Territory Insurance Conference to the next level. At this 3 day event he not only MC’s the conference itself but also the opening ceremony, the YIP’s function and the gala dinner. All […]

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Cheapest is not always best – Lessons for procurement officers

I spend much of my time speaking at conferences for various industries, where I encourage the business owners not to purchase their business insurance on price, but to carefully consider how important their insurance program is and the protection that it offers. Increasingly, over the last few years. I have been questioning the true value of a procurement officer, for regardless of what the tenders […]

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Product Recalls Australia – 8th November 2017

This week’s product recalls includes the following: LVMH Pefumes & Cosmetics Group Pty Ltd — Gimme Brow brow-volumising gel 6 NOV 2017 Ekam Indian Groceries Pty Ltd — Portable Luminaire, Travel Adaptor, Kitchen Machines 6 NOV 2017 Rhino Rack Australia — SX Roof Rack Leg 6 NOV 2017 Formosa Trading Pty Ltd — XZL 495G Lactate Jelly 2 NOV 2017 Sunrise Imports Pty Ltd — […]

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Northern Territory Insurance Conference

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Northern Territory Insurance Conference. The sole aim of this conference is to provide education for the Northern Territory Insurance Community with no charge for attendees. Big thank you and well for a seamless and professional conference organised by Young Insurance Professionals (YIPS), led by Katie Mc Gettigan and John Vanarey. Special thanks also to the sponsors […]

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