News: Insurance

Pop up zip line over Melbourne’s River Yarra proves popular

A 130-metre zip line across Melbourne’s Yarra River has proved popular since its opening on 1st December, with more than 11,000 people expected to ride the attraction during its…

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Dec 24, 2021 ByNigel Benton Attractions / Insurance / Safety / Tourism /


AMPSEA partners with Sportscover to deliver National Insurance Scheme

The Australian Mass Participation Sporting Events Alliance (AMPSEA) has appointed leading industry insurer Sportscover to launch and run a national insurance scheme for the mass…

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Dec 22, 2021 Events / Insurance / Recreation / Sport /


Outdoors NSW and ACT issues risk management reminders

In the wake of the tragic jumping castle accident in Tasmania last week, Outdoors NSW and ACT has reminded all its members and related businesses to review operations and the national…

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Dec 22, 2021 Attractions / Insurance / Legal / Play / Safety /


Standards Australia publishes terrorist risk management handbook

With Australia's current National Terrorism Threat Level labelled as “probable”*, meaning there are individuals or groups that may have the intent to cause harm in…

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Dec 20, 2021 Consultants / Education / Insurance / Safety / Security /


New COVID outbreak sees cancellation of Newcastle’s Lunar Electric festival

New outbreaks of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in the NSW Hunter Valley has seen the cancellation of Newcastle’s Lunar Electric music festival. Due to have been staged on…

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Dec 17, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Insurance / Safety / Venues /


Insurer Sportscover surprised by Small Business Ombudsman’s support for attractions mutual fund

Leading industry insurer Sportscover has questioned the recommendation in the recent The Show Must Go On report from the Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman that a Discretionary…

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Dec 17, 2021 Attractions / Insurance / Recreation / Safety / Tourism /


Launch of COVID-19 insurance brings certainty to events

Aiming to help more performers and event industry professionals return to work, the Victorian Government has today launched Australia’s first COVID-19 event insurance. The 12-month…

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Dec 15, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Insurance / Venues /


Wellington City Council pays $3.6 million to cover COVID-19 cancellation of art event

Wellington City Council has paid out $3.6 million to the World of WearableArt (WOW) event which was forced to cancel for a second successive year due to COVID-19 restrictions. With the…

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Dec 7, 2021 Entertainment / Events / Finance / 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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