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Celebrating International Women's Day

08 March 2018 - 01:59PM

International Women’s Day gives us a moment to pause and take stock of the progress being made by individuals, organisations and communities around the world.

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Gallagher's Vivienne Toll appointed as Director of insurance industry body

27 February 2018 - 03:24PM

Vivienne Toll, Gallagher's Head of Workplace Risk, has been appointed as a Director of the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) - the peak body for insurance broking in Australia.

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Gallagher's Sarah Lyons joins insurance broking leaders' discussion

19 February 2018 - 04:39PM

Gallagher's Chief Executive - Australia, Sarah Lyons, was one of a panel of leaders who recently conferred on the state of the industry at a recent meeting hosted by the National Insurance Brokers Association in Sydney.

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Gallagher named amongst World's Most Ethical Companies for seventh consecutive year

13 February 2018 - 01:26PM

Gallagher's commitment to ethical business practices has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute for the seventh consecutive year.

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Gallagher’s 2017 Wine and Cheese Evening a fundraiser to remember

22 December 2017 - 02:00PM

The insurance industry demonstrated its caring side in action at the 2017 Gallagher Wine and Cheese Evening, raising $20,000 for YWCA NSW from donations and activities on the night, and bringing Gallagher’s total charitable contributions to the organisation to nearly $300,000.

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Gallagher corporate giving to help the Salvos

22 December 2017 - 11:52AM

Gallagher Brisbane corporate giving volunteers teamed up with the Salvos to donate their time to delivering Christmas cheer during the hectic last week before the holidays as their contribution to the 90,000 hours of charitable activities the company is logging to celebrate Gallagher’s 90th anniversary in business.

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NDS chooses Gallagher as strategic partner

18 December 2017 - 09:57AM

The National Disability Services (NDS) has partnered with Gallagher to provide insurance and risk management advice to support the disability services sector during its transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Insurance Business reports.

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Meet Simon Long: Gallagher’s fundraising hero in lycra

14 December 2017 - 01:57PM

allagher Brisbane’s Great Cycle Challenge hero, Brand Marketing Manager Simon Long, pedalled 726.4 kilometres during the October fundraiser, breaking his own distance record and raising $1,535 towards research in treating and curing kids’ cancer. The Great Cycle Challenge (GCC) is a fundraising initiative for the national Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI).

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Gallagher hire and rental insurance experts join HRIA Committees

11 December 2017 - 04:18PM

Gallagher brokers Rick Hyde and Arthur Bablas have joined regional committees for the Hire & Rental Industry Association (HRIA) in QLD and VIC respectively, underlining their commitment to the industry.

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Marine insurance: the regulatory reforms set to rock the boat in 2018

04 December 2017 - 09:46AM

Regulatory reform is set to have a big impact on Australia's marine and logistics sector in 2018. In this short video interview, Gallagher's Marine National Practice Leader, Stephen Rudman, outlines what's in store.

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Breaking news: severe storm warning for Victoria

01 December 2017 - 01:09PM

The Bureau of Meteorology and State Emergency Service have issued a severe storm warning to Victorians across the state, to prepare for freakish weather with massive rainfall, flooding and lightning strikes. Huge storms have already hit Australia’s south-east and are moving towards Victoria, expected to reach Melbourne in the evening of Friday 1 December, BOM predicts.

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Porsche Carrera Cup ace Jaxon Evans puts Gallagher clients through their paces

30 November 2017 - 04:08PM

Fifteen Gallagher clients were treated to a high-octane outing in November as leading motor racing team McElrea Racing hosted a day on the tarmac at Queensland Raceway.

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Leadership academy role for Gallagher marine insurance expert

28 November 2017 - 10:53AM

Stephen Rudman, Gallagher's National Practice Leader, Marine, has been identified as one of the next wave of Australian broking leaders and nominated to join the Zurich NextGen Leadership Academy.

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Gallagher Team of  Tough Mudders 2017

23 November 2017 - 02:53PM

It’s an endurance event with heart. Tough Mudder is 9 kilometres of testing terrain and obstacles designed by British Special Forces sadists to test strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie.

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Gallagher SA volunteers Rise Against Hunger

15 November 2017 - 02:00PM

It was a client relationship that gave Enza Pacetta, Deborah Finlay, Paula Chapman, Melanie Strangar, Katie Nicholson, Eva Leslie-Lehmann and Eileen Jones the opportunity to donate 90 hours to charity in honour of the anniversary of Gallagher’s 90 years in business.

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Save our koalas! The Koala Ecology Group

10 November 2017 - 02:00PM

Gallagher Toowoomba’s Alexandra Kennedy joined the Koala Ecology Group to take part in a long-running koala survey in the Eastern Darling Downs, aimed at understanding why populations of this Australian animal are declining in some areas. Her effort also contributes to the Gallagher Corporate Volunteering program marking the company’s 90th year in business.

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The Perfect Storm? You decide.

07 November 2017 - 01:45PM

Amidst ongoing debate surrounding Australia facing into a hardening insurance market cycle, the broader question remains as to whether a perfect storm lies lies ahead or it is merely a coincidence in timing.

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Gallagher gets behind Backpacks 4 SA Kids

27 October 2017 - 12:44PM

Twenty six members of the Gallagher team in South Australia donated one hundred and twenty four hours of voluntary work to support the Backpacks 4 SA Kids initiative. 

Globally, Gallagher employees have pledged to do 90,000 hours of voluntary work as part of its 90th anniversary celebrations. The Adelaide team chose to get behind Backpacks 4 SA Kids – a charity that provides backpacks...

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Waste management issues in reputational risk

23 October 2017 - 10:01AM
Read the Waste Management Review report on how Gallagher is helping waste management operations meet increased underwriter scrutiny. Fires, regulatory compliance and pollution and environmental damage incidents are some of the issues behind recent bad press.
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Life insurers call for legal changes to enable payment of medical treatments

10 October 2017 - 10:05AM

Click here to read the Financial Review's report on why the Financial Services Council is pushing to enable superannuation insurers to make payments that enable early intervention in treating insured customers' health conditions.

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