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Welcome to Insurance Matters, your online resource for all things Insurance.

On this page you will find our latest thinking in the form of alerts, publications, articles, opinions and podcasts. With our insights all in the one place, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find what you are looking for to support you in how you do business every day.

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10 May 2024 | Sparke Helmore welcomes back Special Counsel, Cara Bettenay

Cara Bettenay has re-joined Sparke Helmore, based in the firm's Perth office.
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3 May 2024 | Janette McLennan and team of four join Sparke Helmore's Specialty Lines team

We are pleased to announce that Janette McLennan, a Sparke Helmore alum, has re-joined our Specialty Lines team as a Partner.
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2 May 2024 | Jehan Mata announced as a Finalist in Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards

Jehan has been announced as a finalist in the category of Insurance Partner of the Year.
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20 March 2024 | Modernising the WorkCover Scheme – what this means for third party insurers?

On 31 March 2024, key amendments to the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (the Act) come into effect and in certain cases could impact the amounts payable by insurers.
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14 February 2024 | Buyer's remorse or victim of deception? A case study in an insurer's right to 'undo' a settlement

An insurer agreed to pay damages to a claimant in relation to a personal injury claim but subsequently concluded that evidence was fraudulent. The Court ordered the claimant to repay the insurer.
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8 February 2024 | Timeframes to be imposed for making initial and reviewable decisions under the SRC Act from 1 April 2024

The Regulations will commence on 1 April 2024 and apply to Comcare and all self-insurer licensees.
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23 January 2024 | Western Australia announces landmark reforms to building laws

As part of the ongoing regulatory reform resulting form the recommendations in the 2018 Building Confidence Report, the WA Government has announced landmark reforms.
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22 January 2024 | Announcing our new year promotions!

Congratulations to Chanel Bou-Francis, Alex Chan, Christopher Orchard and Elyse Galvin who are all celebrating a new year promotion.
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22 January 2024 | Sparke Helmore recognised in the 2024 Asia Pacific Legal 500

Sparke Helmore has been recognised across 6 categories with Michelle Taylor recognised as a leading individual.
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18 December 2023 | Construction Update Issue 2

In this end of year update, we reflect on another challenging year in the construction industry in Australia.

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