Press Releases and News

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.


New South Wales residents are leaving themselves dangerously exposed to opportunistic summer thieves, with one in four (27 per cent) admitting to leaving the front or back door unlocked when they probably shouldn’t, according to research from insurer GIOi.


NSW suburbs on the South Coast and Southern Tablelands regions are at the highest risk of bushfires in the state, while suburbs in the Northern Rivers, Mid-North and North Coast regions have the highest chance of being impacted by severe storms, according to risk data from insurer GIO.


Workers compensation is a payment made to a worker who suffers an injury or disease from or during their employment. Workers compensation insurance is one of the most significant investments that your business will make. Workers compensation insurance is compulsory in Australia, although arrangements vary between states. In NSW, any business that pays workers more than $7500 per year must take out workers compensation insurance.


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