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MAV Insurance Bulletin

Issue 10: May 2013

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In this issue:

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Upcoming LMI briefing session
New MAV Insurance legal adviser
Domestic Asbestos Removal Support Program
Help desk Q&As
Thank you, forum council speakers
Events

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Upcoming LMI briefing session

A briefing session about the outlook of the Liability Mutual Insurance (LMI) scheme for the 2013 – 14 year, including possible contribution levels, will be held on Monday 6 May.

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New MAV Insurance legal adviser

Kristine Purcell will be joining MAV Insurance as our new in-house legal adviser on Monday 6 May. Kristine comes from one of our legal panel firms, Moray & Agnew, where she acted for MAV Insurance.
 
We want to thank Olivia Warwick, Minter Ellison, who was filling in as in-house legal adviser, splitting her time between Minter Ellison and MAV Insurance.

Domestic Asbestos Removal Support Program

A WorkSafe proposal to develop a pilot program with councils around do-it-yourself domestic asbestos removal is being clarified by MAV Insurance.

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Help desk Q&As

Each month we’ll publish online answers to a selection of member queries that have come through to MAV Insurance’s help desk. This month’s topics are: organising sleepover events at council museums, high-risk activities arranged by councils’ social clubs and special committees appointing their own members.

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Thank you, forum council speakers

A very big thank you to the speakers at the recent Victorian Best Practice Forums:

  • Kate Siebert, Yarra Ranges Shire Council – Eastern Rural and Metro Forums
  • Sonny Neale, Central Goldfields Shire Council – Western Rural Forums
  • Anthony Hinds, Melton City Council – South-west Rural and Metro Forums

Sharing experiences between councils is valuable and MAV Insurance plans to have a council speaker at each upcoming forum. If your council has a topic that you’d like to present email Bridget Muhrer at muhrb@jlta.com.au

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Events

Victorian Best Practice Forums presentations online

Presentations and minutes from round one of the Victorian Best Practice Forums are now available.

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Register for Tasmanian Conference

There’s still time to register for MAV Insurance’s Tasmanian Conference on 16 and 17 May.

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Topics announced: Commercial Crime Workshops

The Victorian Auditor-General’s Office report, and updates on the risk management scheme and insurance renewal will be covered at the Commercial Crime Workshops to be held across Victoria in late May.

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