Press Releases and News

Press Releases and News


More than half of Aussies do not have a fire escape plan and many are not taking basic precautions to protect their homes against bushfires, according to research1 from GIO Insurance.


With summer on our doorsteps, GIO Insurance has revealed North Wagga Wagga, Yenda and Lockhart were NSW’s worst storm-affected suburbs over the past year.


More than 40 percent of NSW families are not prepared for a fire breaking out in their house, according to GIO Insurance and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW).


Australian children are more likely to personally own a laptop, camera, video game system and MP3 player than sporting or musical equipment, according to GIO’s latest research.  


GIO Insurance today launched its new GIO Platinum car insurance, which in an Australian first includes lifetime new car replacement following total loss.


GIO today announced a major sponsorship deal to support Rugby League in New South Wales.


GIO’s latest research has found drivers believe the most dangerous groups driving on our roads are those at the opposite end of the age spectrum to them.


With heavy rain continuing and flood warnings in force, insurer GIO is reassuring customers in Northern NSW they are covered for flood and urging everyone to put safety first.


With heavy rain and possible flash flooding forecast by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology for the Mid-North Coast, Northern Rivers and Tablelands, insurer GIO is urging people to put safety ahead of possessions.


With people gearing up across the country to celebrate Australia day and start BBQing come rain or shine, Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) and insurer GIO are urging people to check their equipment before firing them up.


For media enquiries please contact Marcela Balart, GIO Corporate Affairs,
(02) 8121 0298 or 0422 483 371