Settling down in South Australia

In 2017, Lonely Planet named South Australia the fifth best region to visit in the world. The state has also been named Australia’s ‘Best Event State’. Why on earth wouldn’t you want to live here and take advantage of all that it has to offer, all year round?

About 1.7 million people calling South Australia home. Described as a state of ‘extreme wilderness’, it covers some of the most arid desert and rugged coastline in Australia. Yet it also boasts pockets of cosmopolitan style – with Adelaide itself a thriving cultural hub, and many coastal towns attracting residents who love a more laid-back lifestyle.

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Insurance tips for living in WA

South Australia has suffered more than its fair share of bushfires. The state can become incredibly scorched over summer, with soaring temperatures in and around Adelaide exposing it to greater risk of fire. Ash Wednesday remains seared on Australia’s collective psyche as one of the worst natural disasters in the nation’s history, burning over 2,000 square kilometres in one day in South Australia (the same in Victoria). Other fires since then have destroyed many homes throughout the state.

When you’re faced with the devastation of a natural disaster like a bushfire, the last thing you want to worry about is money. That’s why it’s so important to make sure that you have adequate home and contents insurance to cover you.

If you’re living in South Australia, don’t fall into the trap of leaving your home insurance in ‘set and forget’ mode. At least once a year, review your insurance policy to make sure that you’re not under-insuring your home and contents. You may have made improvements to your home, or purchased some big-ticket items, which means you need to increase the amount of cover on your policy. This way, you’ve got the peace of mind that you’re covered for the right amount.

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Whether you’re moving to South Australia or you’ve lived there all your life, get the right home and contents insurance today. You never know when disaster could strike.