Australian insurers likely to appeal after losing BI test-case

Further cases on policy issues not yet tested in court are probable


Suncorp more than doubles its pandemic BI reserves

Further lockdowns were major reason for reassessment


Hailstorms trigger Australian summer's first 'catastrophic' event

Trade body estimates A$60m insurance bill as 5,000 claims lodged in Queensland


Suncorp names permanent New Zealand chief executive

Jimmy Higgins had been interim head for four months


Suncorp set to cut staff by up to 10% - reports

The bancassurer's CEO is pushing forward digitalisation plans


Suncorp chief urges government action on climate change

Steve Johnston made the comments while revealing the insurer's 2020 results


Australian insurers' bushfire bill hits A$2.3bn

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


Australian insurance CEO departs Suncorp in management shake-up

Gary Dransfield was with the company for 11 years


Australia's insurers get grilled after the country burns

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


IAG warns "no easy ride" for reinsurers hiking prices at next renewals

Insurer does not foresee repeat of 47% price jumps experienced in 2011/12