Australian life firms post A$1.6bn net loss in year to June

Income protection losses make up the majority of the deficits while the trade body warns potentially worse is still to come


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

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


Australia's life insurers in the emergency room

David Walker reports on the suitability, reputational and distribution crises that are destroying the profitability of the country's life sector


Australian regulator eases dividend guidance for insurers

Apra had urged insurers to delay dividend payments earlier this year


Australian health insurers lose customers for third year running

Industry body says sector returned over A$500m to customers during the Covid-19 pandemic


Profits at Australian insurers nosedive on Covid-19 and natcats

Q1 underwriting losses hits A$991m


Coronavirus: insurance regulatory action tracker - UPDATED

The latest worldwide insurance regulatory responses to Covid-19 summarised


Apra hits pause on licensing new insurers as Covid-19 toughens conditions

Head of country's largest non-life firm announces retirement


Apra urges delay on dividend payments

Australian regulator sets expectations on insurers' capital amid coronavirus


Regulators take further actions to ease pressure from coronavirus

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