NEWS & PUBLICATIONS

When tragedy strikes: lessons learned after record flood

Located at the centre of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest volcanic caldera, the Tweed Shire boasts a stunning natural vista, surrounded by the Border Ranges to the west and pristine beaches to the east. Meandering through the region is the Tweed River and its two...

The rising trends in cybercrime – how to keep your council safe

Cybercrime is by no means new. But now, attackers are getting even more sophisticated – targeting operational technology (OT) infrastructure. From tampering with production lines to meddling with water treatment plans, these attacks can have grave consequences. Here’s...

Low risk, high rewards: Our 2020 Risk Management Excellence Awards

At Statewide Mutual, we’re dedicated to helping our members build their risk-management capabilities. More than this, we believe in recognising their hard work and sharing their success. That’s why our Risk Management Excellence Awards exist. Now in its 25th year,...

The soaring popularity of drone use in councils (Part 1)

Thanks to their diverse applications and benefits, more and more councils are using drones in their day-to-day operations. In Part 1 of our two-part drone series, we consider the risks associated with contracting out drone services versus building an inhouse...

Summer of storms: Your quick guide to preparing for La Niña

This summer’s forecast? Heavy rainfall, storms, flooding – with the occasional tropical cyclone. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has declared that the La Niña weather event is underway again and will continue throughout the remainder of summer 2020-21. Here’s...

2019 Annual Report

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