The fresh approach to Rural Insurance - Rural Affinity

Déjà vu – a promising start for winter crops across most parts of the wheat belt but tough conditions persisting for large parts of northern NSW and Queensland.  Let’s hope for some meaningful rainfall where it’s most needed in the near future.

There has been a lot happening at Rural Affinity since our last newsletter…

Nigel Watson finished with us in March.  Nigel spent just over 2 years with Rural Affinity and was integral in our entry into the farm package insurance market.  We would like to thank Nigel for his excellent contribution and wish him the best of luck in his future ventures.  Sarah Padgett has joined us to head up our farm package underwriting team.  Sarah brings a great deal of experience and expertise.  You can learn more about Sarah in the staff profile in this newsletter...Continue Reading


Staff Profile – Sarah Padgett

Q: How long have you been in the insurance industry? 

Sarah: I have worked in the insurance industry for 22 years, predominantly in the corporate market and the last four years in the agriculture sector. 
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Jock Tolmie, our graduate trainee, takes us on a personal tour of his home town, Cootamundra.

Cootamundra is set in the heart of the Southwest Slopes of New South Wales.  The township hosts a strong sense of community and belonging, with the absence of the pressures of cities. The proximity to both larger regional centres and capital cities
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