News: Insurance

Failure to secure insurance see Australia’s last circus with exotic animals move to retire its lions and monkeys

Australia’s ongoing insurance crisis has caused Stardust Circus, Australia’s last travelling circus with exotic animals, to move to retire its performing lions and monkeys.…

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Apr 12, 2021 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Entertainment / Insurance / Zoos /


Bluesfest cancellation to cost more than $10 million in losses

Australia's peak arts and entertainment industry body, Live Performance Australia (LPA) has suggested that the cancellation of Bluesfest will result in more than $10 million in losses…

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Apr 2, 2021 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Events / Finance / Government / Insurance /


Save Victorian Events highlight Bluesfest cancellation as confirmation of need for Governments to back event cancellation insurance

Industry group Save Victorian Events has highlighted the cancellation of Bluesfest as further confirmation of the need for Governments to back an event cancellation insurance program…

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Apr 2, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Finance / Insurance / Venues /


Victorian gym owner takes legal action against insurer for refusing Coronavirus compensation payout

A Jetts gym franchisee has launched legal action against his insurer for being refused compensation after the Victorian Government forced businesses to close last year during the…

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Mar 25, 2021 Fitness / Government / Insurance / Legal /


AALARA presents need for Federal Government backing for insurance crisis resolution at Canberra meetings

Representatives of the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation (AALARA) have been in Canberra over the past two days discussing the future of the attractions industries and the…

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Mar 24, 2021 Attractions / Government / Insurance / Tourism / Waterparks /


AALARA to replace single annual conference with one-day events in Sydney, Melbourne and on the Gold Coast

Facing ongoing uncertainty over COVID-19 travel restrictions, the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) has today announced that it will not hold its multi-day…

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Feb 25, 2021 Attractions / Entertainment / Insurance / Tourism / Waterparks /


Inability to secure insurance forces closure of Barra Fun Park in Townsville

The Barra Fun Park in Townsville has closed its doors after 20 years of operation after failing to find an insurer prepared to renew its public liability insurance. The popular attraction…

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Feb 12, 2021 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Attractions / Insurance / Tourism /


Rise in insurance premiums impacts Indigenous rangers’ bushfire prevention work in Western Australia’s Kimberley

Australia’s insurance crisis is set to impact bushfire suppression work undertaken by Indigenous ranger groups in Western Australia’s Kimberley region. The Kimberley Land…

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Feb 6, 2021 Environment / Insurance / Safety /


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SLE Worldwide Australia is a Managing General Underwriter specialising in insuring risks in the world of Sports, Leisure and Entertainment. Be it relaxing, playing, organising or watching sports,…

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