Awards and scholarships

ALUCA LIFE INSURANCE EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2019 -Nominations are open .. Close April 11th, 2019!

Nominations are now open for the 2019 ALUCA Life Insurance Excellence Awards. ALUCA members, regardless of country of residence, are invited to either nominate themselves or another member, or their team if they have achieved great work in any, or all, of the award categories.

To enter, you must provide responses addressing each of the award criteria for the award category being entered on an official ALUCA awards application form (max 1,250 words) – see below.  Send all nominations to the ALUCA Secretariat Officer @ e:


VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR – HERO AWARD 2018/19 – Application Form

ALUCA Life Insurance Excellence Award CATEGORIES AND CRITERIA 2019

Congratulations to the 2018 Winners

The inaugural Awards program received over 80 entries from life insurance professionals across Australia with submissions judged by a range of cross- industry leaders. Congratulations to everyone.

1 ALUCA Life Insurance Leadership Excellence Award Winner Tina Beilby, Zurich

2 ALUCA Life Insurance Claims Excellence Award Winner Matthew Austin, CommInsure

3 ALUCA Life Insurance Underwriting Excellence Award Winner Stephen Connolly, Zurich

4 ALUCA Life Insurance Rehabilitation Excellence Award Winner Rebecca McMurray, Work Rehab

5 ALUCA Excellence in Life Insurance Rising Star of the Year Award Winner Katie Hartley, CommInsure

6 ALUCA David Mico Excellence in Life Insurance Education Award Winner Carola Moore, AMP Limited

7 ALUCA Life Insurance Excellence Claims Team Award Winner MLC Life Claims Team

8 ALUCA Life Insurance Excellence Underwriting Team Award Winner Asteron Life

9 ALUCA Life Insurance Excellence Customer Service Team Award: Winner TAL Direct Claims

10 ALUCA Life Insurance Excellence Innovation Team Award Winner BT Life Claims


ALUCA’s 2019 Life Insurance Excellence Awards Night tickets are now open. Reserve your places here.



Swiss Re Excellence and Innovation in Return to Work Award:
Launched by our platinum education partner Swiss Re in partnership with ALUCA, the Excellence and Innovation in Return to Work Award promotes initiatives that seek to optimise health and return to ‘good’ work outcomes for customers.

Swiss Re & ALUCA are excited to announce the winner for 2018:  BT Financial Group’s Cancer Assistance Program. Well done to them for this innovative program designed to help customers diagnosed with cancer return to work sooner. 

Congratulations to BT’s winner, Ben Crawley  who will enjoy the prize – a trip to Vancouver for the IFDM Conference. For further information click here 

ALUCA TurksLegal Scholarship 2018
The 2018 ALUCA TurksLegal Scholarship provides a significant career development opportunity for professionals working in the life insurance industry.

We are thrilled to announce the 2018 winners :The 2018 overall winner was Evgeney Schkola from Comminsure with his paper on ” How will “Insure Tech”shape the future of the Life Industry”.  Well done Ben and to the 2 runners up,  2nd runner up Aimee Kelly from Comminsure and 1st runner up Christiane Gan also from Comminsure .

Evgeney will receive an overseas USA conference package valued up to AU$8,000.

ALUCA-MLC Award Scholarship Program
This special ALUCA-MLC scholarship program is being revamped for 2019.  The 2019 scholarship details will be announced soon.