The rollout of the NBN network involves new technologies and some of your existing devices are unlikely to be compatible with the new system. Transitioning to the NBN can cause your alarm monitoring to stop working and consequently it is vital that you contact your alarm company to consider your options before performing your NBN […]
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Of Australia’s 280 drowning deaths in the year to June 2016, 45 occurred in backyard swimming pools according to The Royal Life Saving’s National Drowning Report 2016. In the Summer of 2016-2017, news headlines around the country have been dominated by a swag of reports of toddler drownings in backyard pools. Given the recent reports, […]
From January 2017, new fire smoke alarm laws apply to domestic building owners. As of January 2017, any new dwelling or dwellings that are being substantially renovated must comply with the new regulations. This includes: Only photoelectric smoke alarms are to be installed Any smoke alarm over 10 years old must be replaced by […]
Forget New Year’s Resolutions, at the beginning of 2017, it’s time to have a health check of your business and have a look at five mistakes you might be making with regards to your insurance. 1. Not regularly reviewing your insurance policies Don’t leave it to once a year (usually at renewal time) to review your […]
Once a vehicle has been conditionally registered it should be treated in the same way as any other registered vehicle and should be duly insured under a Motor Vehicle Insurance Policy. It’s a legal requirement that all vehicles that require any access to gazetted roads and public places, such as car parks, must now have […]
The key roles of a broker are to help identify and manage risks on your behalf, and to arrange and place appropriate cover. However, the true value of a broker is never fully appreciated or understood until you have a claim. Many businesses fail following a significant loss usually due to two things – inadequate […]
Peter Peirano was part a four-man panel presentation at Charter Hall, Allenstown Square in Yeppoon last month, following the impact of Cyclone Marcia. The Australian Institute of Company Directors panel included the Mayor of Yeppoon, Bill Ludwig, Mercy Health, Ian Mill and Blake Repine.
When extreme weather hits, CGU is there to see it through for our small business customers and their community. When Tropical Cyclone Marcia hit Rockhampton, Brendon Reck’s pharmacy was inundated with water along with the medical centre who shared his property. At a time when medical assistance was of the utmost importance to the local […]
by Cecilia Harris | Broker Buzz 18 Mar 2015 Claims from Cyclone Marcia’s recent battering of Central Queensland have soared after business owners started counting the cost of the damage, with about 30,000 claims lodged so far. Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) CEO Rob Whelan says that the continuing rise in commercial claims over the […]
SOURCE: insuranceNEWS.com.au Cyclone Marcia in Queensland has so far prompted more than 5000 claims from car and property-owners, according to the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) today. By 1pm, ICA had estimated reserved losses at $33 million. The Category 5 storm mainly hit the coastal towns of Yeppoon and Rockhampton on Friday, causing floods and cutting […]