Press Releases and News


Due to the fire hazards in the Blue Mountains region, our Customer Response Teams will not be at the Springwood Sports Centre today.


GIO mobile claims and assessment office is now operational in Springwood and ready to assist bushfire affected customers. 


In response to the developing bushfire situation in NSW, leading NSW insurer, GIO, is preparing to assist its affected customers, and is urging them to contact its Claims Assist team by calling 13 14 46.


NSW motorists should think twice before they honk the horn with new research from insurer, GIO, showing rising levels of aggression emerging from the most unlikely of drivers.


The level of courtesy on NSW roads is deteriorating with new research from insurer, GIO, revealing motorists from Sydney’s northern suburbs cop the brunt of discourteous driver behaviour.


The Victorian Fire Services are currently funded primarily through the Insurance industry. As an insurer in Victoria, we are obligated to pay the Victorian government a proportion of our premium income at the end of each financial year, based on our share of the market for that year.


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.  


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