News: Insurance

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 /


Report asks if Australian tourism industry can be insured?

Ongoing issues with business insurance, particularly in the activity, attractions and tourism sectors, have led an insurance industry publication to ask ‘Can the Australian tourism…

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Jan 26, 2021 Attractions / Insurance / Recreation / Tourism /


QTIC to survey operators on insurance crisis

With sourcing insurance cover a significant current challenge in the economic recovery of tourism businesses in Queensland and across Australia, the Queensland Tourism Industry Council…

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Jan 14, 2021 Attractions / Hospitality / Insurance / Tourism /


Sportscover partners with Sport Climbing Australia to offer insurance for climbers

Sport Climbing Australia has commenced 2021 by securing an official partnership with Sportscover to provide indoor and outdoor climbing insurance to recreational and competitive climbers.…

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Jan 12, 2021 Insurance / Recreation / Sport /


Insurer Allianz begins eight-year worldwide Olympic and Paralympic partnership

Global insurer Allianz has commenced an eight-year worldwide partnership with the International Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee, Building on a collaboration with…

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Jan 12, 2021 Access / Events / Insurance / Sport / Venues /


AALARA releases ‘urgent request for the survival of our industry’

With industry operators impacted by insurance companies reducing or removing coverage, the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) has issued a dramatic…

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Dec 30, 2020 Attractions / Insurance / Legal / Tourism / Waterparks /


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