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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 November 2021 | NSW introduces non-urban water metering reforms

NSW has introduced a new water metering framework for non-urban areas. We highlight the reforms and the implications for mining projects and more generally.
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3 November 2021 | Global Insurance Law Connect Economic Update: Pandemic rebound has further to run

Global Insurance Law Connect together with Capital Economics have produced a global economics trends analysis to help pinpoint insurance challenges.
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22 October 2021 | Overarching Obligations Certificates-beware the sting

The Banksia class action decisions have gripped the Victorian legal profession, with the most recent decision reinforcing the importance of Overarching Obligations Certificates.
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14 October 2021 | Application for special leave rejected in Dring v Telstra Corporation Limited

The High Court denies application for special leave to appeal the decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Dring v Telstra.
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13 October 2021 | Court's business interruption test case finds in favour of insurers

Two significant test cases brought before the Courts look at the scope and operation of BI insurance policies in the context of COVID-19.
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1 September 2021 | Recent WA WorkCover arbitration decision rejects a stress claim following a disciplinary process

WorkCover WA arbitration decision dismisses an application for compensation by a disgruntled worker. We highlight the circumstances and basis for its decision.
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26 July 2021 | Court's decision in residential property dispute highlights common law issues of nuisance

The decision of Davies & Ors v Gold Coast City Council [2021] QDC 135 is an important reminder for councils to address landowners' complaints with caution.
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23 July 2021 | Lessons from major shipping casualties: better solutions to claims

In this Podcast, Michelle Taylor talks about the variety of concerns that may be invoked by managing a major shipping incident.
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15 July 2021 | Insurer's indemnity rights waived-a case of estoppel and utmost good faith

The case involved an insured body corporate of an apartment block that had known construction defects. Here's more about the matter and Federal Court decision.
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13 July 2021 | Significant Federal Court decision on the Insurance Contracts Act

The case involved an insured doctor who performed a surgical procedure and was later joined to a class action after the insurance policy period ended.

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