Tag: Victoria

An insurance broker works for you

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Insurance claims are naturally made at a stressful time in your life. Whether it’s a minor fender-bender or something more serious it’s not a time when you want to be put on hold or waiting days to hear a response to your claim.

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Insurance Paving the Road to Bushfire Recovery

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Damon Edwards, manager of our Ballarat branch lends his thoughts to the Adroitness blog. Here, Damon talks of the devastating Victorian bushfires over the holiday period and how the insurance industry is helping families deal with such disasters.

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Regional Victoria – Growing and Evolving

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A strong Victoria needs strong regions. The core of our business lies in regional Victoria, so we’re heavily invested in the whole of the state, far beyond the urban centre of Melbourne. At the end of the day, regional success translates into success and prosperity for all Victorians.

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Funding Victoria’s Fire Services – Why It’s Fairer Now.

23/01/2006 NEWS: CFA volunteers fighting a fire spot over near Walhalla.

Adroit broker Sean Mackay looks at the reformed fire service levy system and why it’s fairer for all Victorians.

From July 1, 2014,  the fire service levy charged on property insurance within Victoria was removed, replaced by a property-based levy that is collected with council rates.

The old fire service levy which was charged on insurance funded about 70% of the cost of running Victoria’s fire services – meaning that for years, those who elected to adequately insure their property were unfairly penalised through the charging of a fire levy while others who underinsured or chose not to insure still used the services.

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