Press Releases and News


NSW residents are being urged to keep home fire safety top of mind as winter draws to a close with the bulk of home fire incidents taking place in August, according to GIO.


The NSW Government has announced changes to the Workers Compensation insurance arrangements for Medium and Large employers effective 30 June 2015.

Sydneysiders have much to learn from Northern NSW residents, who are setting the benchmark for being a good neighbour, according to new research into neighbourhood courtesy from insurer GIO.

Central Coast residents whose cars were damaged from the ANZAC Day hail storm will be able to have their vehicles assessed onsite at a Mass Assessment Centre on Saturday.


GIO has ramped up the mobilisation of its Customer Response Teams establishing five mobile insurance claims and assessment offices to assist customers affected by the NSW storms and floods. 


A third Customer Response Team will be available to GIO customers affected by the NSW storms and floods. 


GIO has released a list of the most commonly asked questions from its customers following last week’s NSW storms and floods. At the top of the list is food spoilage.


Today GIO has opened a second Customer Response Team for the Newcastle-Hunter region to provide added support to customers affected by last week’s storms and floods. 

GIO’s Customer Response Team, a mobile claims and assessment unit, is now operational in Charlestown and ready to assist customers affected by the severe storms and floods that have struck the area. 


The Easter break may only be days away, but GIO is warning NSW drivers not to celebrate too early, with the start of the Easter period the worst for NSW road accidents.


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