• Australia's disability income insurers must innovate or die

    21 April 2021

    Disability income products with 120% claims ratio face "pretty bleak" fate, warns life firm CEO

  • Apra plans cyber audits for Australia's insurers

    26 November 2020

    Regulator concerned that boards are not informed about cyber risk

  • Australia begins major review of Lagic capital standard

    25 November 2020

    Capital and reporting standards need alignment before Australia's IFRS 17 takes effect

  • Australian health insurers buck trend as members join in Q3

    17 November 2020

    But younger insureds are still leaving private cover

  • Affordability of insurance is Australian regulator's biggest climate concern

    14 October 2020

    Apra says insurers must discount premiums meaningfully for homeowners undertaking mitigation

  • Australian health insurance sector's Q2 margin hits 12-year low

    18 August 2020

    Sector has provided A$500m of benefits to members during Covid-19, says trade body

  • Apra urges delay on dividend payments

    07 April 2020

    Australian regulator sets expectations on insurers' capital amid coronavirus

  • Regulators take further actions to ease pressure from coronavirus

    23 March 2020

    From Germany to Australia, watchdogs have rolled back requirements on insurance industry

  • Apra prepares best-practice guide to climate change readiness

    24 February 2020

    Australian watchdog responds to industry requests for clarity

  • Australian life insurers arm up on the frontline of climate change

    13 February 2020

    Climate change is not just a worry for property and casualty insurers. In Australia, whose recent natural disasters are widely seen as harbingers of global warming, life and health firms recognise complacency is no option. David Walker reports