Freedom readies for wind-up

Shareholders of direct insurer Freedom Insurance Group Ltd have been asked to approve $220,000 in remuneration to liquidators Joseph Hayes and Andrew McCabe of Wexted Advisors at an extraordinary general meeting on February 21 to wind up the company.

Suncorp urges action on climate change

After seven natural catastrophes across Australia and NZ in 1H20 and three subsequent Australian events in January, Suncorp group CEO Steve Johnson has urged governments, communities and the industry to work together to tackle climate change effects.

Insurance sector goes before HoR ctee

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will scrutinise the insurance sector over two days of hearings in Sydney on April 28 and 29, as part of its continued review of the four major banks and other financial institutions.