Gallagher News and Insights

Gallagher Brisbane helps building start on Jimmy’s Village School

17 May 2018

Jimmy’s Village School principal, teacher and fundraiser Jimmy Chan was thrilled when he got a phone call to let him know he would be receiving $2,411 from Gallagher Brisbane. The donation has enabled him to start putting up the walls of the English language school he is building in Siam Reap, Cambodia.

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Gallagher up and comer selected for elite program

15 May 2018

Victorian account manager Christopher Lethborg will be representing Gallagher in the 2018 Allianz Young Eagle Program. The intensive workshop held 30 to 31 May pits some of the most promising industry talents against each other in a competitive insurance game scenario, trademarked as Hazard™.

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Gallagher’s staying power a formula for fast changing times

11 May 2018

Did you know that the average lifespan of a Standard and Poor’s 500 company is now less than 20 years? It has fallen from 55 years in the 1950s, according to a report by Credit Suisse, and makes Gallagher’s 90th year anniversary in 2018 outstanding by any measure.

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2018–19 Federal Budget – keynote: caution

10 May 2018

In the 2018–19 Federal Budget Liberal Party Treasurer Scott Morrison delivered some good news for small to medium-sized enterprises, not such good news for start-ups and innovators, bad news for shonky operators and projected cause for cautious optimism for the business sector after the next election.

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Gallagher brokers score a hat-trick at insurance awards

07 May 2018

Gallagher brokers enjoyed a successful night at the inaugural Insurance Business Awards on 4 May, claiming top honours in three categories.

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Gallagher's Gauci up for top broking award

03 May 2018

Travis Gauci from Gallagher's Products & Partnerships team is a finalist in the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) Young Broker of the Year Award for the VIC/TAS region.

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Gallagher Darwin April staff milestones

02 May 2018

They’re a tight team at the Gallagher Darwin office but it’s still one big coincidence that four staff members celebrated work anniversary milestones in April.

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Combustible ACP cladding recourse ‒ for some

26 April 2018

The NSW State Government’s announcement on Sunday 22 April of intended changes to home building laws will give owners recourse against the use of combustible cladding on apartments in multistorey apartment buildings.

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Gallagher NSW volunteers fall in puppy love with trainee guide dogs

24 April 2018

A team of six Gallagher volunteers from Sydney and Parramatta spent a day with Guide Dogs NSW/ACT helping out at the training facility at Glossodia and meeting the adorable puppies, while celebrating our ethical company’s caring culture and values.

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Gallagher sponsors Recruitment Yarns series

23 April 2018

Gallagher has signed up to sponsor the 2018 Recruitment Yarns series of educational events, which will engage with hundreds of recruitment professionals across Australia.

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Living the vision:  Ballarat team embodies The Gallagher Way

12 April 2018

Over three days in March, staff from the Ballarat branch volunteered at Eureka Mums, a charity that recycles and re-homes nursery equipment such as prams, cots, high chairs, bottles, car restraints, toys, clothes and linen. This entails sorting, cleaning, fixing, checking quality and safety, and then assembling a package for a family in need that has been identified by local welfare agencies...

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Gallagher East Melbourne donates to a vital cause

28 March 2018

The Gallagher East Melbourne Red25 group can claim lifesaver status because their blood donations can each save three lives. That’s three times the 22 donors, including nine first-timers: 66 lives. Australia thanks you, guys!

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Association insurance made easy: free downloadable guide

27 March 2018

Association insurance experts Gallagher have released a handy new guide aimed at making insurance simpler for association managers.

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Above and Beyond: Broker helps retirement home recover from devastating fire

22 March 2018

When a fire broke out at Blue Hills Residences retirement home in Cranbourne in Melbourne, Gallagher Senior Account Executive Robyn Spiteri was able to provide on-the-ground support and guidance to the facility manager.

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Gallagher in the mix at major insurance industry awards

21 March 2018

Seven Gallagher brokers are up for top honours in the forthcoming Insurance Business Awards – while Gallagher will also go head-to-head with Aon and JLT for the International Brokerage of the Year title.

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Gallagher Coastrek volunteers support The Fred Hollows Foundation

20 March 2018

Congratulations to all the participants who completed the Sydney Coastrek 2018 team trekking challenge on 16 March, raising $4,000+ for The Fred Hollows Foundation!

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Here’s how the Emergency Services Levy may impact your insurance premiums.

19 March 2018

In 2017, the NSW Government deferred the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL). The reform would have removed the insurance based Emergency Services Levy (ESL) and introduced a property based FESL payable by land rates in July 2017. Funding will now continue to be sourced from a levy on insurance premiums, through the Emergency Services Levy. These changes have left...

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Gallagher enhances renewables capability

16 March 2018

Deborah Allan joins Gallagher’s national Energy practice from Marsh, bringing more than 20 years’ specialist experience in the energy and renewables space. Deborah talks more about what attracted her to join the Gallagher team and what the future holds for clients.

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Celebrating International Women's Day

08 March 2018

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

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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