Latest Insurance Council of Australia News

Black Summer: a bushfire season like no other
Insurers to appeal to High Court regarding business interruption policies
Safer and more resilient homes now and for our future generations
Business interruption insurance pandemic update
NSW Budget offers a vital step forward in removal of dangerous building cladding
Insurers and builders joining forces to improve Australian homes
Insurers welcome tabling of Hayne Royal Commission legislation in Parliament
Insurance Council of Australia Board update
Disaster chasers preying on hailstorm victims
Insurers declare Catastrophe for SE Queensland’s Halloween hailstorms
Insurers welcome Royal Commission’s focus on mitigation and resilience
Insurers taking steps towards greater indigenous engagement and understanding
Insurers support APRA’s call on disaster mitigation funding to address affordability issues
ICA welcomes Queensland LNP’s $50m commitment to boost cyclone resilience
Insurers welcome Palaszczuk Government’s $42.5m Bundaberg flood levee commitment
Statement on 2020-21 Federal Budget
Statement on NSW Appeal Court hearing of Insurance Council’s business interruption test case
Westpac announces Board changes
Short-term rentals check checklist
Business interruption test case heads to NSW Court of Appeal
$3.85 billion already paid in natural disaster claims as insurers overcome pandemic upheaval
Insurance Council launches business interruption test case in NSW Supreme Court
Key changes to Insurance Council Board
Insurance Council and AFCA agree to launch business interruption test case
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services – Opening statement Litigation funding
Insurance Council welcomes funding boost for centre focusing on essential natural hazard research
SA bushfire review adds weight to tax reform debate
Senate inquiry into lessons from bushfire season Opening Statement
Report highlights urgent need for comprehensive reform of NSW insurance taxes
Insurers boost support for customers experiencing family violence, financial hardship and vulnerability
Public liability insurance cover remains available for farmers
Insurance Council appoints new chair of Code Governance Committee
Rob Whelan opening statement, House of Representatives Economic Committee Inquiry into Australia’s General
Insurance bill for season of natural disasters climbs over $5.19 billion
More cyclone-belt homeowners to benefit from renewal of Household Resilience Program
Insurance Council Board appoints new CEO
Insurance Council fast-tracks new Code of Practice vulnerability and hardship provisions
House of Representatives Economic Committee Inquiry into Australia’s General Insurance Industry Opening Statement
Council urges locals to choose local for hail damage repairs
Focus on insurance, fuel and electricity costs
Maintaining building fire safety checks is essential during COVID-19
Resilience NSW, a great step forward for disaster prevention and recovery
Collaborative partnership to improve employment outcomes for NDIS participants
Detectives appeal for information after suspicious house fire on state’s Central Coast, NSW
Insurers declare Catastrophe for east coast storms and flooding
Statement on assertions made about household insurance and bushfire cover
Insurance Council to host Canberra hail storm insurance community meeting
Insurance Council Chief Executive moving on after 10 years