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    • Covered at Every Age!

      Article supplied by Kieran Prideaux -Prideaux Consulting Pty Ltd, Citycover’s Life Insurance provider. Do you still have the same haircut you had when you were in school? Is your breakfast choice based on which cereal box has the coolest mascots on it? Are you still wearing your high school jumper to the gym? If your…

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    • ACCC Targeting Scams Report

      On the 21st of May 2018 the ACCC “Targeting Scams Report” was released.  Australians lost more money to scammers in 2017 than any other year since the ACCC began reporting scam activity. Over 200,000 scam reports were submitted, with total losses equating to $340 Million. Read “Targeting scams” report here.   

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    • “Car Accident” Claims Tips

      Car accidents can often be completely overwhelming. They usually occur when we are running late, stuck in heavy traffic or when we least expect it! When they do occur, we can’t think clearly, and so the information that is required to make a claim is the last thing on our minds. However it’s incredibly important, and…

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    • Opportunistic Thieves

      Notified by QLD Police. Without doubt opportunistic thieves love an easy target. They have always been a target, but in recent months Storage Cages and Lock Ups have become more ideal than household robberies. Why? Because they’re easy. It’s important that we make a collaborative effort to implement better security habits and reduce incentives for…

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    • Notifiable Data Breaches Report

      Notifiable Data Breaches Report A quarterly report has been produced by the Australian Government regarding the notifications received under the “Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme”. What industries have been subject to data breaches? What types of breaches have been reported? What was the source? Read more.

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    • Vero Business Grant

      You may have read that Vero Insurance are offering businesses the chance to win a $20,000 business grant. A common challenge for many SMEs is finding that extra bit of cash necessary to make key improvements to their business so they can stay on their path to success. This will be the fifth cash grant Vero…

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    • Labour Hire Industry Regulation in Queensland

      The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (Qld) commenced on Monday 16 April 2018, and requires providers of labour hire to other entities in Queensland to be licensed. The Act establishes a mandatory licensing scheme. Key features of the Act include: Labour hire providers must be licensed to operate in Queensland Persons/Companies who engage labour hire…

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    • Protecting your Business from Phishing

      Citycover is aware of recently targeted Phishing scams. Given the increased frequency of these scams, and the availability of instant payments through the recently introduced Australian banking New Payments Platform (NPP), please take the time to familiarise yourself with the security briefing below. Some Common Terms Cyber Security uses a lot of strange terminology (much…

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