• Talanx unit named among BI insurers for Australian test case

    14 August 2020

    The country's insurance council is adamant pandemics are excluded from BI policies

  • Australia prepares BI coverage test case

    30 July 2020

    Court decision will help develop better understanding of Covid-19 exclusions, says ICA

  • Australian insurers' bushfire bill hits A$2.3bn

    13 July 2020

    Fire was large part of A$5.3bn natcat insured damage last summer

  • Australia's insurers get grilled after the country burns

    21 May 2020

    A parliamentary committee took Australia's insurers to task after a torrid season of bushfires, Covid-19 and scathing criticism of their conduct and governance. David Walker reports

  • Insurance Council of Australia recruits Andrew Hall as chief

    20 May 2020

    Hall joins the ICA from the Commonwealth Bank

  • Australia's non-life sector examines covering future pandemics

    28 April 2020

    The Insurance Council of Australia's assessment should be ready by July

  • Australia bushfire insured losses edge A$1.5bn

    20 January 2020

    General insurers promise to pass on savings from a bushfire clean-up plan

  • Australian floods pose reputational risk for insurers

    11 February 2019

    The floods in Townsville, in northeastern Queensland, have triggered 13,560 claims to date

  • Australian insurers declare catastrophe amid monsoonal rains

    04 February 2019

    Insurance losses from the flooding in Queensland could cost insurers $12m

  • Australian inquiry advocates law changes to improve transparency in insurance

    11 August 2017

    Senate report urges government to revisit decision not to boost disaster mitigation funding