• Apra urges Australia's property insurers to consider alternative ways to reinsure

    03 August 2023

    Country's reinsurers made A$1.25 for every dollar of claims paid over decade, says S&P Global Ratings

  • Relocation, relocation, relocation: Australia debates the last resort for property insurability crisis

    25 April 2023

    The property agent's catchcry of "location, location, location" is being reinvented as homeowners face up to the growing threats from natural catastrophes and climate change. David Walker reports

  • Australian non-life insurers will retain more risk to cap ceding costs

    23 February 2023
  • Suncorp boosts nat cat budget by A$200m as flooding hits Australia

    04 July 2022

    S&P Global expects "continued upward pressure" on industry's reinsurance rates

  • Australian BI line posts 278% combined ratio in Q4

    05 March 2021

    Non-life firms' BI reserving contributes to A$1.1bn quarterly loss

  • Government reinsurer no panacea for Australian natcat cover costs

    04 March 2021

    Practitioners warn Queensland's proposal may add complexity to system

  • Australian non-life insurers commence second BI test-case

    01 March 2021

    Definitions of disease, proximity and prevention of access up for debate

  • QBE surprises itself in reinsurance negotiations

    11 January 2021

    S&P emphasises Australia's worth to global reinsurers

  • Australia and reinsurance: continuing the affair

    04 February 2020

    Australia's insurers make extensive use of reinsurance and reinsurers like to take on the risk - and the relationship looks set to survive the recent catastrophes that have beset the country, as David Walker reports