June 2014

Contracts Act amendments take effect

It’s taken more than a decade, but the Insurance Contracts Amendment Act is now law. Barrister John Tesarsch explained key changes to Resolve.

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AILA President’s message: NIIS moves a step closer
David Lee welcomes Federal Treasury’s release of a regulation impact statement for the national injury insurance scheme.
NZILA President’s message: Angst over Lumley takeover
Craig Langstone explains why Kiwis are concerned about IAG’s expanding market share.
Eulogy: Vale John Hastings
Michael Gill pays tribute to an AILA founding father.
Tropical Hamilton hosts AILA conference
Michael Kirby is keynote speaker for the 2014 AILA conference.
Qld District Court filings on the rise
Qld plaintiff lawyers favour the District Court for personal injury filings, barrister Andrew Philp told an AILA breakfast.
Damages awarded for fun park injury
The ACT Supreme Court has awarded $4.6 million after an amusement park incident left him a quadriplegic.
Profile: Anthony Hillary
Board member wants universities to espouse the benefits of working in insurance.
Insurer loses indemnity appeal
The NSW Appeal Court rules GIO General must indemnify a Newcastle mining company for a labourer’s injuries.
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News from the branches
Read a roundup of activities around the branches.
Rome hosts AIDA World Congress in September.
Upcoming events for AILA, NZILA and other insurance-related organisations.
How to contact AILA/NZILA’s office bearers and Resolve’s editor.