A combination of increased insurance premiums, increased bushfire risk and updated building codes could mean insurance policyholders are underinsured – or not insured at all.
Understanding how hailstorm frequency has changed over time can help us build resilience against future hail events.
A UNSW Business School expert explains why rising insurance premiums are set to join other affordability pressures for Australians.
Private insurance to fund aged care services could deliver the higher quality care Australians are demanding, but there are potential drawbacks.
There’s little transparency surrounding how insurance firms collect, analyse and use our personal data when they establish insurance costs.
A balance between public and private financing is needed to achieve sustainable aged care funding models, says UNSW Business School’s Michael Sherris.
Research highlights the need for regulators, consumer advocate groups and industry associations to be involved in determining what insurers can – and cannot – discriminate against.
Professor Michael Sherris from the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies provides his insights on the potential impact of bushfires on insurance premiums and the implications of underinsurance.
Changes announced to superannuation insurance are just the start of what's needed, says UNSW Senior Lecturer Gordon Mackenzie.
As the sharing economy evolves, so do insurance models, writes Rob Nicholls.