Tathra bushfire insurance forum to update residents

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) is hosting an insurance forum in Tathra on Wednesday, April 18, at 7pm.

The two-hour forum is for insured householders affected by the March 18 Reedy Swamp/Tathra bushfire. It will focus on the claims management process for policyholders.

Members of the ICA disaster recovery team, insurance company representatives and Legal Aid solicitors will attend the forum.

There is no charge for the forum, which is for policyholders who have lodged insurance claims for the Tathra bushfire.

Registration is essential. To register, and for venue details, call 1800 734 621 or go to www.disasters.org.au by noon on Wednesday, April 18.

The current insurance bill from the Tathra bushfire is $30million, with 340 claims lodged.

Tathra bushfire damage, March 19, 2018. Picture: Karleen Minney

Tathra bushfire damage, March 19, 2018. Picture: Karleen Minney