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Farm insurance – maximise your claims returns

15 December 2017 - 12:44PM

Farmers are a resilient bunch. They’re used to riding out fluctuations in the market, disastrous weather and so-called acts of God. In some cases they have been doing it for generations. Planning, managing resources, taking the long view – they are all factors that play into business survival.

But farmers do have another trait in common when it comes to farm insurance, according to Gallagher’s...

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Cease harvesting system ditched to hand fire condition assessments to NSW farmers

20 September 2017 - 03:34PM

A whole new system of assessing dangerous fire conditions for harvesting is being introduced by the NSW Rural Fire Service, giving farmers on-farm responsibility to decide on fire risks.

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Ensure your business is ready this bushfire season

12 September 2017 - 10:58AM

The spring 2017 and summer 2017‒18 bushfire season has been tipped as high risk over most of Australia, due to climatic conditions in the last six months.  If your business operates near bushland or trees your premises and staff are at risk from a bushfire outbreak. The time to prepare is right now.

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National alert for earlier, more severe bushfire season 2017‒2018

11 September 2017 - 09:23AM

Tinderbox conditions across the country were top of the agenda at the Australian Fire Authorities Council emergency management conference held in Sydney 4‒6 September.

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7 signs you need help from an insurance broker

16 May 2017 - 02:00PM

One of the questions we are asked a lot is, "Why do I need an insurance broker?". We've compiled 7 signs that indicate your business needs the help of an insurance professional.

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What to do when rain stops play - business interruption and the fertiliser services industry

28 February 2017 - 12:36PM

A wet winter and turbulent spring can play havoc with farmers across the nation – but it can have a knock-on effect for the fertiliser industry as well.

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Discovering the risk of underinsurance: 4 lessons from Aussie farmers

23 February 2017 - 05:23PM

You’re probably well prepared for the everyday mishaps that can interrupt work on the farm. A bit of rain, malfunctioning equipment, illness – you’re prepared for it all.

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Spreading the risk – essential insurance for the fertiliser services industry

20 February 2017 - 12:29AM

Just as you need the perfect fertiliser mix for specific soils, you also need the right insurance plan for your spreader business’s unique needs.

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NSW bush fires: what to do if you've been affected

13 February 2017 - 03:02PM

New South Wales faced unprecedented temperatures this past weekend, with 'catastrophic' fire conditions described as the worst in the state's history.

According to the NSW Rural Fire Service, communities in the Upper Hunter, Central Ranges and Upper Central West Plains have been particularly at risk. A number of properties have reportedly been destroyed by bush fires, and a large uncontained...

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