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Achmea Risk Specialist Mark Vayro

Green relief a grey area for road users

The Long Paddock has been a lifeline for graziers but does leave drivers exposed to risk. As reported by the Queensland Times today, Queensland motorists should take care on rural roads as the drought continues to impact graziers. While flooding rains have caused catastrophe in the north west of the state earlier this year, almost […]
Achmea CEO Emma Thomas

ANZAC Day: Lest we forget

Achmea was established in 1811 by farmers for farmers.  Many of our people still have their origins from the land, including our CEO Emma Thomas. Emma’s passion for farming started on her grandparents’ merino sheep farm in the high country in Central Otago, New Zealand. During the second World War in 1942, Emma’s grandmother, along […]
How to keep costs down while protecting your cotton business

How to keep costs down while protecting your cotton business

Keeping an eye on cost, and checking key expenses from time to time, including farm insurance when an opportunity arises, is "a critical part of running a farming business," according to Wee Waa cotton grower and 2017 Nuffield Scholar Daniel Kahl. Daniel said for insurance to be cost-effective it's important your policy is flexible, remains relevant and provides the right level of cover for the things that you don't have an appetite for covering yourself.
2018 Achmea Employee of the Year

2018 Achmea Employee of the Year

Congratulations to our National HR and Client Services Manager Elyse Haines who received Achmea’s Employee of the Year Award 2018 at Achmea’s annual conference.

Running Dry – interview with Insurance News

Running Dry – interview with Insurance News

Achmea CEO Emma Thomas and Dubbo Risk Specialist John Malone spoke with journalist Bernice Han from Insurance News magazine to talk about the devastating drought and Achmea’s direct partnership with farmers.
2018 National Achmea Australia Conference

2018 National Achmea Australia Conference

The theme of Achmea Australia’s 2018 National Conference was Spring Harvest and we reaffirmed our commitment to keeping farmers farming – both in good times, and during adversity and change.

Backing women in agriculture

Backing women in agriculture

Nearly 100 women from the New England region showed us there’s a real appetite to achieve greater equality for women in Australian agriculture at a recent Leadership on the Land symposium hosted by Achmea Australia.

NSW Fire and Emergency Services Levy

The NSW Government has advised that the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL), which was due to be removed from all NSW insurance policies on 30 June 2017, is to remain being collected via insurance policies.
Achmea CEO Emma Thomas

Achmea appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Achmea Australia is excited to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Emma Thomas. This announcement comes after the news that current CEO Timo van Voorden is returning to the Netherlands.

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