Yearly Archives: 2023

Occuhealth become the new proud owners of Survey Services

2023-12-07T12:03:23+11:00Thursday 7 December 2023|What's New from UAC Members|

Over the past few months, we have been in negotiations and decisions have been made to further enhance our service lines that Survey Services offer Australia wide. As a result of these discussions and effective Wednesday, 1 November 2023 Occuhealth Pty Ltd (‘Occuhealth) are the proud new owner of Survey Services. Occuhealth currently provide the [...]

Meridian Lawyers secures cyber expert from Clyde & Co

2023-12-06T11:35:32+11:00Wednesday 6 December 2023|What's New from UAC Members|

National law firm Meridian Lawyers has secured the appointment of cyber law and IT liability expert, Principal Matthew Pokarier, to its national insurance team. His arrival brings the number of hires to the firm to more than 110 this calendar year. Matthew has a career spanning more than 25 years, providing legal services to the [...]

Community Underwriting 2023 Grants Program Recipients

2023-12-06T11:37:28+11:00Tuesday 5 December 2023|What's New from UAC Members|

Community Underwriting is pleased to announce the completion of its Small Grants Program for 2023. Under our unique business model, Community Underwriting allocates 5% of our annual surplus to clients that have renewed their insurances with us. Our insurer partners Berkley Insurance Australia and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company provide additional contributions which enables us to [...]

How Australia’s Insurance Companies are Combating Talent Shortages with International Talent Partnering

2023-12-06T11:41:45+11:00Tuesday 26 September 2023|What's New from UAC Members|

Struggling in a skills shortage market According to the Hays Salary Guide FY23/24, a survey of more than 14,000 respondents revealed that 90% of insurance employers noted a shortage of skilled employees. In fact, the insurance sector ranked seventh among the industries most affected by skill shortages in Australia. The most in-demand roles within the [...]

ANZIIF General Insurance Claims Handling Framework

2023-09-19T04:34:14+10:00Tuesday 19 September 2023|What's New from UAC Members|

UAC is proud to support the General Insurance Claims Handling Framework. Please find a PDF copy of the Framework below, along with a link that provides further details: General Insurance Claims Handling Framework - Webpage Claims Handling Framework PDF If you have any queries regarding the framework, please reach out to: Brendan Carney National Engagement [...]

Strategic Plan Pillar Four: Viable

2023-09-11T11:28:16+10:00Monday 11 September 2023|News|

We aim to strengthen UAC to support members in the long term. UAC is fortunate in that it's in a solid position. Still, we must look to the future and ensure we have the financial capability to take us further. To enhance our association, we aim to deliver a dependable, ongoing service to our members [...]

September Member News

2023-09-11T11:25:38+10:00Monday 11 September 2023|News|

Introducing your sub-committee members As I mentioned last month, the sub-committees have begun to meet and are working on some ideas and plans. There have been a lot of ideas and suggestions generated already. We have now included all our sub-committee members on the UAC website. You can view the members and read about their [...]

August Member News

2023-08-14T15:56:27+10:00Monday 14 August 2023|News|

Sub-committee updates All the sub-committees have met at least once and are starting to work on some ideas and plans. There have been a lot of ideas and suggestions already, but everyone has recognised the importance of getting member feedback. Over the next few weeks, you may be contacted by some of our sub-committee members [...]

Strategic Plan Pillar Three: Future Fit

2023-08-14T15:59:18+10:00Monday 14 August 2023|News|

At UAC, we aim to provide essential resources, information, and support specific to our members’ needs to ensure they are ‘future fit’. To be future fit, our members must have the right resources internally and the ability to draw on external research and resources from UAC as backup when needed. UAC supports our members by [...]


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