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Mitigating risk when buying and selling property

By Deb Maddox, Farm Insurance Specialist, Tamworth Are you in the process of buying and selling property? It is important to be aware your existing farm insurance policy may not automatically transfer to your new property after purchase. Typically, insurance policies are specific to the property they cover. Speaking with farmers, I understand that updating […]

Navigating another drought: finding strength in connection

Written by Ben Rockett, Engagement Manager and Mark Vayro, Business Development Manager with specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia. South-East Queensland beef farmer Mark Vayro is facing one of the many difficult decisions brought about by drought: whether to sell off his herd at a fraction of its value or pay high prices to buy in […]

Quality and protection go hand in hand at Landfall Spring Bull Sale

Preparations are in full swing for the Landfall Angus Spring Bull Sale taking place on Wednesday, 13 September 2023.   Through working with specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia, all 294 bulls on offer at the Landfall Spring Sale will be provided with Achmea Australia’s 2 Star Stud Stock insurance for the first three months from […]

Keeping Farmers Farming Series - Inflation

  Inflation is driving up the cost of farming equipment, building materials and labour. In this video, our Farm Insurance Specialist Gerard Bennett explains how inflation may put you at risk of being underinsured and why it is essential to keep your farm insurance up to date. #KeepingFarmersFarming   Video Transcript: Have you considered the […]

Is your chimney safe for winter?

  As temperatures start to drop, specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia is encouraging rural communities to check their chimneys and flues before lighting their next fire.   Achmea Australia Farm Insurance Specialist Rebecca Muir said chimney fires can be a common but mostly preventable risk.   “Chimney fires are mainly caused by a build-up of […]

William Richards to be first recipient of Angus Australia - Achmea Australia Cadetship

William Richards from Southeast Queensland has been chosen for the inaugural Angus Australia and Achmea Australia cadetship.   William will embark on a four-week placement to gain practical experience with Achmea Australia, a growing specialist agricultural insurer that supports thousands of agribusinesses across Australia.   Already working towards a career in agriculture, William is studying […]

Applications now open for the 2023 GenAngus Future Leaders Program

Angus Australia and specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia are pleased to announce the return of the GenAngus Future Leaders Program in 2023.   The GenAngus Future Leaders Program (GenAngus) is the flagship youth leadership program of the strategic alliance between Angus Australia and Achmea Australia. Now in its fifth year, the program has already supported […]

Strategies to help agribusinesses in their post-disaster recovery

Immediate assistance is available for flood-affected communities across the country, with specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia providing direct support to agribusinesses in recovery. Luke Foster Achmea Australia’s Regional Manager for NSW, Victoria and Tasmania, said in line with its purpose of keeping farmers farming, Achmea Australia’s focus is on getting clients’ operations back up and […]

Foot and Mouth Disease: Questions and Answers

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) is considered one of Australia’s greatest biosecurity risks. Please refer to the below Frequently Asked Questions about Achmea Australia’s response and how we are helping to protect agricultural communities, support our farmers and protect their animals. How is Achmea Australia responding to Foot and Mouth Disease? The detection of FMD […]

CEO Editorial R U OK? Day: “It is not about the bread".

  Editorial by Emma Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Achmea Australia, Australia’s specialist farm insurer I was born and raised in New Zealand, and now as the CEO of Achmea Australia, a specialist farm insurer, I remain proudly guided by a Maori proverb from my culture: He aha te mea nui o te ao What is […]
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