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The craft of managing hazards in brewing

09 September 2019 - 02:00PM

It’s not all bushy beards, tasting notes and bragging rights in the craft brewing space. The nature of the industry and how it operates commercially raises issues around safety in particular.

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Gallagher award for outstanding NT industry professionals honours of one of our own

09 September 2019 - 10:01AM

Gallagher is contributing to the Northern Territory Insurance Conference with a newly created regional award that honours one of the company and the Territory’s legendary industry greats, Stewart Cox.

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7 reasons why a transport operator needs an insurance broker

06 September 2019 - 02:00PM

One of the most common questions about insurance is "Why do I need a broker? Why not cut out the middle man and deal with the insurers directly?” Here are seven reasons to make you rethink that being a smart idea.

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Bushfire season is here and set to last even longer in 2019‒20

06 September 2019 - 10:00AM

With tinderbox conditions prevailing across large areas of Australia, those in the affected areas should prepare for an early start to a prolonged bushfire season, authorities warn.

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Hybrid turf systems may offer solution to sports grounds’ year round availability

05 September 2019 - 02:00PM

Stitching synthetic grass into natural turf creates a hybrid that delivers considerably more playing hours than traditional grass fields: good news for Australian sporting organisations seeking a surface that stands up to wear and climatic conditions.

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Site considerations in construction projects

04 September 2019 - 02:00PM

From domestic builds through to big infrastructure jobs, the impacts of work conducted onsite call for planning and management.

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Human error the most preventable factor in data breaches

02 September 2019 - 02:00PM

One little typo in an email address. That’s all it took for the personal information of 317 people to be sent to an unknown recipient: dates of birth, passport numbers and medical test notes – a jackpot for any cyber criminal involved in credential or identity theft.

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The Australian transport industry and digital evolution

30 August 2019 - 02:00PM

Australia’s $48.9 billion+ pa transport and logistics industry’s truck traffic is projected to grow 50% from 2010 to 2030. This rapid growth can only be achieved practically by adopting new technologies.

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3 of the biggest disasters in construction history

28 August 2019 - 02:00PM

Construction is one of the oldest industries around (it dates back to around 9000 BC) and its history is rich with astonishing triumphs and, unfortunately, devastating disasters.

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AI the weapon of choice for criminals and targets in cyber security war

26 August 2019 - 02:00PM

Artificial intelligence is transforming how we do business but its ability to process and ‘learn’ from vast amounts of data per second has both sinister and hopeful implications for cyber security.

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Fuel carrier fine sends a regulator message about emergency response

23 August 2019 - 02:00PM

The recent fine imposed by the New South Wales Environmental Protection Authority (NSW EPA), the regulator for dangerous goods in NSW, on a large petroleum cartage company should be a wake-up call for the sector, advises guest blogger Gallagher Principal Broker Phil Hardaker.

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Gallagher Australia chief Sarah Lyons 2019 Dive In panellist

23 August 2019 - 10:32AM

Gallagher Chief Executive – Australia Sarah Lyons is proud to be selected as one of the panellists at the Australian opening of the 2019 Dive In Festival for promoting diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry.

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NDS providers benefit from briefing sessions and insurance advice

22 August 2019 - 02:00PM

During July and August National Disability Services providers took advantage of the organisation’s Essential Briefing meetings to help them better understand their risk profiles, with Gallagher presenting insurance advice at these well-attended sessions.

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Part 3: Is Australia's construction industry headed for a cladding crisis?

21 August 2019 - 02:00PM

Industry regulators are now reviewing construction standards frameworks with the aim of avoiding misunderstanding and misapplication of building codes relating to cladding. Stakeholders need to be abreast with these changes or run the risk of finding themselves in breach of these requirements.

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The secret of our success - families share what makes their business successful

19 August 2019 - 02:00PM

Two of Australia’s big four in transport and logistics – Linfox and Visy – are family enterprises. The transport industry is dominated by family run businesses, and if Linfox and Visy are anything to go by, the model is incredibly successful. We take a closer look at the reasons why family businesses work so well and what the challenges are.

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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Chris Lawry

16 August 2019 - 02:00PM

The Gallagher Chief Executive Rising Stars Program for 2019 is aimed at nurturing skills development and fast-tracking the careers of promising staff members through a combination of workshops and practical hands-on challenges to solve business problems.

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Gallagher Sydney joins the Ice Bucket Challenge to FightMND

15 August 2019 - 02:00PM

Our Sydney executives lined up for the fundraising ordeal by icy water to add to the 2019 Gallagher FightMND contribution, with the office raising $1275 in bids and donations to add to Victoria’s $4270.

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How can the PBS scheme make Australian transport competitive globally?

14 August 2019 - 02:00PM

After years of lobbying by the transport industry a standardised national scheme for classifying vehicle combinations and matching them to permissible access to road networks has come into effect in Australia. But is this enough?

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Free insurance advice went down well at the SA FBA event

13 August 2019 - 02:00PM

It was a family occasion in Adelaide when Gallagher South Australia hosted a panel of presentations for the latest SA Family Business Australia Advisor Connect event.

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Part 2: Is Australia headed for a cladding crisis?

12 August 2019 - 02:00PM

How did the use of potentially unsafe cladding become widespread in the construction sector? What are the factors behind misunderstanding of the regulations and, in some cases, ill-informed exploitation of grey areas?

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