Insurance claims from Australia's catastrophic summer pass A$2bn

Hail losses reach half the size of bushfire losses


Australian hailstorms cost insurers A$320m

Insurance Council adds hail damage to nationwide fires as second concurrent catastrophe


Australian hailstorm costs estimate at up to US$130m

Risk Frontiers warns of more to come in summer storms


Australia raises its game on wildfire loss models

Ten years ago, Australia suffered one of its worst outbreaks of bushfires that burned 300,000 hectares and took 173 lives. David Walker reports on how wildfire modelling has developed to cope with this increasing threat


RMS(one) adds five model partners

Aim is to broaden beyond catastrophe exposures, says RMS CEO


RMS opens platform to third-party cat modellers

Working with Eqecat, JBA and Aon Benfield, among others