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If insurance was free, would there still be an underinsurance problem?
Nov 20 :: Even if price wasnít a factor, AMPís Chris Kirby argues that Australia would still have an under-insurance problem. This is why it is the industryís job to... read more

Regulatory compulsion propels commercial insurance
Oct 26 :: Australia is the second largest advanced market in Asia for commercial insurance, not least because of regulatory requirements around issues of professional... read more

Premium rates for life cover sold by advisers in decline
Oct 26 :: Premium rates for life cover products sold by financial advisers fell by an average of 10 per cent across 11 leading insurance providers between December... read more

Life insurers pay out $4 billion in 2011
Jul 01 :: The 10 biggest life insurers paid out just under $4 billion in claims in 2011 - up 11.4 per cent from 2010, according to research conducted by The Risk Store.... read more

Direct life insurance up but credit insurance flat
Jun 01 :: Overall direct life insurance sales have grown 11.3 per cent in 2011 and in-force annual premiums are up 10.9 per cent despite flat growth in credit-related... read more

NSW Insurance broker suspended
May 22 :: A Menai-based insurance broking firm has had its licence suspended for seven months following surveillance conducted by the Australian Securities and Investments... read more


Insurance Articles

Top ten insurance questions
We get many, interesting questions from our subscribers each month about various aspects of insurance ... so we've compiled a top 10 list of insurance questions... read more

Insurance: The Absolute Basics

Insurance, like so many things in this increasingly complex world, can be a bit of a minefield for a large proportion of people. So we thought we'd give... read more

Compare Health Insurance Policies for Pre-Existing Condition Coverage
Understanding your health insurance options can be confusing to begin with. If you or someone you love suffers from a pre-existing condition - that is an... read more

Secure Your Business Investments With a Comprehensive Insurance Policy
As a business owner, you invest considerable amounts in purchasing capital and office equipment, property, stock and inventory. All this, involves a fairly... read more

The Insurance Claim Game
If you've never had to file an insurance claim, consider yourself lucky - in more ways than one. While it's terrific that you haven't suffered a loss significant... read more

5 Tips to Insure Your Trip
Before you go on a holiday it is necessary that you buy a travel insurance to make your great holiday experience safe. You need to be sure you have the right... read more