Allianz Donna Walker Awards winners announced

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The Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) is delighted to announce the winners for the Allianz Donna Walker Awards. The Allianz Donna Walker Awards shine a light on individuals who have contributed significantly to the development of insurance professionalism and promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the industry. The award winners were

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Actuaries Institute says better measures needed to understand insurance affordability

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Households in up to 12% of Australian postcodes may face pressure meeting annual home insurance premiums, a figure which represents around 7% of Australia’s population, according to a major research paper from the Actuaries Institute.[1] The paper states Australia has a sophisticated approach to pricing risk for natural disasters, which is reflected in premiums that

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Actuaries Institute Taskforce finds broad changes needed to sustain disability income insurance market

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An Actuaries Institute Taskforce has made sweeping recommendations for broad changes to Australia’s retail disability income insurance market to reset sustainability for a sector under threat. Taskforce Convenor Ian Laughlin said without an overhaul, those who need cover may not be able to afford it in the future and life insurance companies selling individual disability

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Actuaries Institute names Jennifer Lang Actuary of the Year 2020

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The Actuaries Institute has named Jennifer Lang 2020 Actuary of the Year. Ms Lang’s role this year, in leading the Actuaries Institute’s COVID-19 response, has been recognised as a major contribution to the profession and the communities in which actuaries work. The Institute’s COVID-19 Working Group brought together more than 80 actuaries, as volunteers, who

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Actuaries Institute appoints Hoa Bui President for 2020

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The new president of the Actuaries Institute, Hoa Bui, said she would bring a renewed focus to giving young actuaries a voice in the profession during her term as leader of the professional association. In her Presidential Address, Ms Bui said more than half of the Institute’s members are under 35- years of age. “Young

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