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Hailstorm Labelled as a Catastrophe by the Insurance Council of Australia

A hailstorm impacted communities throughout Southeast Queensland, earlier this week the ICA informed the public that it has been declared a catastrophe.

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Insurer Insists “Storm Chasers” to Blame for Influx in Post-Storm Claims

According to the Insurance Company’s spokesman Paul Turner, the “storm chasers” incident could lead to a spike the insurers’ costs and ultimately have a direct effect on reinsurance prices.

Video: The Complexity of Fire Covers

The lack of a standardised term among insurers exposes claims to interpretations that could end up giving insurance customers a serious shock when they file a claim.  

Roof Fixtures: Skylights, Roof Windows And Dormers

roof windows add a tinge of style and versatility to any home besides serving practical functions

How Is The Coronavirus Covid-19 Outbreak Affecting Australia’s Economy?

Retailers are preparing for the possibility of product shortages and drop in prices as Chinese factories cease operations. Commsec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman says that the severity of the impact felt by factory shutdowns remain unknown.

Video: What Is A Drought?

Droughts cause extreme stress for entire communities, in particular agricultural areas and the environment. So what is a drought? What causes them? Are they occurring more frequently? How can you track whether your area is affected?

CLIMATE CHANGE: Where Are We And What Can We Do?

While one degree may sound like a negligible figure, the IPCC says if countries across the globe fail to act now, the world should prepare for catastrophic changes

Video: What Makes A Tropical Low To Become A Cyclone?

Generally, tropical cyclones feature humble beginnings of weaker circulations popularly referred to as ‘tropical lows’ or low pressure systems. Despite moving slower than cyclones, tropical lows can still pull a punch, producing strong thunderstorms and heavy showers.

What Does Your Insurer Consider A Fire And Will You Be Covered?

The lack of a standardised term among insurers exposes claims to interpretations that could end up giving insurance customers a serious shock when they file a claim.  

WHY DOES STORM ASSIST RECOMMEND COLORBOND OVER TILE?

Colorbond roofing provides significant benefits when compared to the conventional roof tiles.

Coronavirus: Storms, What Do We Know? Going In Public, Are You Safe?

On Monday, roughly 103 people died in Hubei province alone, the national global death toll as of Tuesday the 11th of February is at 1,017. However the number of new infections nationally was down almost 20% from the day before, from 3,062 to 2,478.

South East Queensland: Flash Flooding And Swiftwater Rescues

The flash floods occurred as various parts of South East Queensland recorded heavy torrential downpours.