Gallagher News and Insights

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

06 September 2019

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. The east coast of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania, as well as parts of southern Western Australia and South Australia, face increased bushfire potential resulting from an unusually warm and dry...

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Gallagher Australia chief Sarah Lyons 2019 Dive In panellist

23 August 2019

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

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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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Chris Lawry

16 August 2019

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

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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Free insurance advice went down well at the SA FBA event

13 August 2019

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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Severe weather warning: freezing conditions and strong winds to hit south-eastern Australia

08 August 2019

South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales should be on alert as a severe cold front with damaging winds and squally showers moves across the southern parts of the states this afternoon.

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Gallagher SA broker national Broker of the Year award finalist

30 July 2019

We are so proud that Kevin Loader has won the South Australia state title for the NIBA Stephen Ball Memorial Award for Insurance Broker of the Year. Well done, Kevin, we're excited about the outcome!

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Two of our top female talents named Elite Women in Insurance

25 July 2019

Gallagher Chief Executive ‒ Australia Sarah Lyons and National Head of Credit, Surety and Political Risks Racheal Tumelty have been named Elite Women in Insurance by Insurance Business in its annual listing of 25 outstanding female talents.

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Gallagher Rising Stars: meet Laura Billington

17 July 2019

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 Melbourne and Mulgrave take the Ice Bucket Challenge to FightMND

15 July 2019

Those intrepid Victorians are living the spirit of the Gallagher Way to raise funds to FightMND again in 2019 when 17 of their toughest volunteered for an icy drenching.

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Gallagher broker SA finalist for 2019 NIBA Broker of the Year

08 July 2019

Congratulations to Kevin Loader, South Australian finalist for the 2019 NIBA Broker of the Year award. Loader joins two other state finalists: Max Cuzzocrea of Maxton and Luke Bettany of Butler and Butler.

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Congratulations to the 2019 NSW Earth Awards winners!

03 July 2019

As the principal partner of the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) New South Wales Earth Awards, Gallagher is proud to congratulate the 2019 winners, who will progress to the national competition.

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Gallagher specialist discusses insurance needs with ABC

02 July 2019

One of our insurance specialists took to the airwaves today in a wide-ranging interview with an ABC radio station.

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Why Gallagher? Mike Donnelly shares his perspective

06 June 2019

Gallagher recently welcomed a new merger partner – Donnellys Insurance Brokers – to the fold, building out our small business platform and bringing a deep layer of personal lines insurance expertise to Australian clients.

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Take care that cyber security exposures don’t spill into D&O losses

05 June 2019

The flow-on effects of a data breach can run into millions of dollars so companies need to ensure they are adequately protected if they are the target of a malicious attack, according to an article in the most recent Gallagher Market Overview Report..

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Gallagher enhances regional NSW presence

03 June 2019

Gallagher is delighted to announce the opening of a new Liverpool Branch, following the acquisition of The Protectors Insurance Brokers.

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Product recall think tank focuses on crisis management

30 May 2019

Our Gallagher National Head of Food Production Stephen Elms was a presenter and panellist at a recent industry workshop on product recalls aimed at identifying the legal and insurance issues involved.

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Personal lines insurance in a click-to-purchase world

28 May 2019

In a one-click world where simplicity and convenience is prized (and expected) and a chatbot answers questions in the place of the time-honoured customer service team, where’s the catch?

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Best wishes to the 2019 Women in Industry Awards finalists!

28 May 2019

As an equal opportunity organisation with a female chief executive and women in key positions, Gallagher Australia acknowledges the achievements of all the 2019 Women in Industry Awards finalists. The winners will be announced on Thursday 6 June at The Park in Melbourne.

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