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Premier Anna Bligh wants insurance companies forced to pay their clients’ full claims if they are not dealt with in a reasonable time. This proposal, which would require Federal legislation, is contained in the Queensland Government’s submission to the federal parliamentary inquiry into the insurance response to natural disasters. “We also want to see insurance…

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Victoria’s peak body for financial counselling, the Financial and Consumer Rights Council (a CFA member) has released a flyer explaining the assistance available to flood affected Victorians. The flyer describes the free, independent, confidential financial counselling services available to all Victorian consumers. It lists the following agencies that have been specifically funded to provide flood…

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