October 1, 2018

Combustible cladding laws in Queensland announced

If you don’t know whether the cladding on your building is combustible (or to use the less scary word – non-conforming), you are soon going to […]
September 24, 2018

Homeowners apply for Queensland cyclone resistance funding

More than 360 north Queensland households have applied for state government funding to make their homes more resilient to cyclones. The Household Resilience program was launched […]
September 17, 2018

CHU prepares for strata disruption

Strata insurance will undergo “enormous change” over the next three to five years, CHU CEO Bobby Lehane says. The strata insurer celebrated its 40th anniversary this […]
August 30, 2018

Body corp fined $21,000 for fire safety breaches

A BRISBANE apartment complex body corporate has been fined after firefighters found an evacuation route blocked and a chimney-like garbage chute that could have piped fire […]
August 7, 2018

Change in Residential Strata Insurance Plan minimum excess – Effective 15 October 2018

Following a review of our current excess structure for CHU’s Residential Strata Insurance Plan, our minimum excess will be increasing from $300 to $500 for all […]
June 7, 2018

New CHU Commercial Strata Insurance Plan

New CHU Commercial Strata Insurance Plan CHU is very pleased to announce the introduction of a new Commercial Strata Insurance Plan. CHU is the leading Strata […]
April 24, 2018

Lucky country told to brace for worse cat losses

Despite experiencing its second-worst cyclone last year, Australia has been “relatively lucky” when it comes to natural catastrophes. Swiss Re Property Treaty Underwriting Manager ANZ David […]
April 23, 2018

Councils’ flood data ‘can bring down’ northern premiums

Sharing flood data between councils and insurers can help address the higher premiums facing consumers in the north, Floodplain Management Australia (FMA) says. Most councils have […]
April 23, 2018

Reform forces builders to fix cladding ‘defects’

NSW has changed home building laws to classify unsafe external wall cladding as a major defect, requiring builders to pay for rectification work. Anyone who buys […]
January 17, 2018

That’s not a cyclone…this is a cyclone

Although the effects of Cyclones Debbie, Yasi, Marcia and Larry are generally well known, these are dwarfed by Cyclone Mahina. Cyclone Mahina is the deadliest cyclone […]

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