This plan is structured on a different basis to conventional insurance. To obtain cost savings and other future advantages, the ARU has arranged for a proportion of the Sports Injury insurance to be covered under a self-insurance type fund.
This fund (known as the ARU Funded Deductible) is administered by QBE Insurance Australia Limited (subject to ASIC approval) and pays all claims (other than Public and Products Liability and Professional Indemnity) up to a specified limit. For claims over the specified limit Excess Insurance has been effected with QBE Insurance. The combination of the ARU Funded Deductible and the Excess Insurance provides a seamless coverage. QBE administer the ARU Funded Deductible claims and these are paid on exactly the same basis as the insurance policy.
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The IRB has announced its match officials list for the second stage of the 2014 IRB Junior World Championships overnight, with two Australians appointed to referee two of the games in New Zealand on Sunday.
We’re excited to announce that Australian Rugby will be moving to a new online system for national competition management and participant registration for the 2014 Rugby Sevens season and the 2015 club Rugby season.
We’re set for an exciting year with plenty to look forward to in 2014, including our Qantas Men’s Sevens team competing in the Commonwealth Games (July), the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France (August) and the launch of a new domestic competition – the National Rugby Championship (August).