Essential safety checks to make before your next road trip

Heading on a road trip these school holidays? Protect your family and reduce the risk of breakdowns by performing these essential checks yourself. Tyres Make sure your tyres are keeping you safe by checking air pressure, tread and even wear. At most service stations around Australia, you’ll find air pumps which will show you how to check your tyr...

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Time for an insurance check-up

We go to the doctor for health checks and we take our car to a mechanic for servicing, but do we pay the same sort of attention to our insurances? The truth is that many of us don’t, which can easily leave us under-insured. With 2020 in full swing, it’s a great time to consider a home insurance check-up to ensure that your policy is still ticking a...

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Covering the holidays: Reviewing your insurance this Summer

Festive celebrations with family and friends make summer one of the busiest and most enjoyable times of the year. But unfortunately, it also means an increase in storms, break-ins and road accidents. While we don’t like to think about it, what would you do if things go pear-shaped? And more importantly, do you have the right cover in place to prot...

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Three bush fire safety tips every Australian should know

Did you know that predicting the severity of a given bushfire season is challenging and many people fail to prepare for them? And when the threat becomes real, it can be too late and too emotional to make safe and critical decisions. No matter how small (remember embers can fly great distances to create new outbreaks), the best thing you can do is...

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Six steps to be ready for unexpected storms

Despite our reputation for generally good weather in Australia, we’re becoming more vulnerable to increasingly intense storms. These are especially so in our long spring and summer months when we’re often on holidays (or dreaming of them) and thinking more about the beach variety of water than it coming from the sky. Severe storms can occur anywh...

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