• Hot property! Australia faces up to un-insurability threat

    13 May 2022

    Record costs of recurring natural catastrophes risk turning property re/insurance in Australia into a niche product for low-risk homes, finds David Walker

  • Manulife hires CRO in Asia

    09 May 2022

    Aravind Srinivas has joined from Munich Re

  • Australian reinsurance pool slammed as "dysfunctional policy response"

    19 April 2022

    The A$10bn pool in the north of the country is due to go live in July

  • Suncorp admits reinsurers generally "less interested" in covering Australian natcats

    16 March 2022

    Insurer predicts "a lot of recoveries" on its cover after floods

  • IAG boosts nat cat expectation following Australia floods

    09 March 2022

    Trade body chief says some insurers might have "no appetite" for flood-afflicted areas

  • Australian flooding insured losses hit A$1.3bn

    07 March 2022

    Insurers have received over 86,000 claims since the inundation began in February

  • Flooding triggers insurance catastrophe in Australia's east

    28 February 2022

    Natcats and climate change in top four insurance risks, finds AGC&S

  • IAG flags BI reserve release after courtroom win

    22 February 2022

    Federal Court largely backed earlier judgement on Covid-related cover

  • Suncorp blows half-year natcat budget

    08 February 2022

    CEO says poor urban planning "putting people in the face of natural disasters"

  • IAG hikes natcat budget by 37% after stormy weather

    02 November 2021

    October storms in South Australia and Victoria add to claims burden