Austbrokers Countrywide was established in 1952 and has grown to a team of over 70, who work across a number of speciality business units, as well as an in-house claims department. Based in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Austbrokers Countrywide specialises in providing insurance and risk transfer solutions to help protect their clients’ assets and livelihoods. Austbrokers services clients on a national basis across a broad range of industry sectors, together with some particular specialisations across product offerings and member associations.
Based in Melbourne, Chase Underwriting specialises in providing insurance products to the construction sector, including handling the needs of some of the world’s largest and most complicated construction, infrastructure and engineering projects. Launched in 2012, Chase Underwriting has grown to include a team of construction insurance leaders (from both the broking and underwriting arenas) as well as a dedicated team with experience in banking & finance (investment banking), economics and project management.
Founded in 1985, Consolidated Insurance Agencies (CIA) is a locally owned and operated insurance brokerage based in Melbourne’s south-east suburbs. They offer a wide range of products and services to just about all manner of commercial and industrial enterprises. Among their insurance specialisations are Geotech and structural engineering, childcare centres, buses and coaches, aviation, strata management, supermarket and fine arts insurance.
Edgewise was formed in 2008 and is based in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. With a team of almost 30, Edgewise is Australian owned and operated. Edgewise offers a range of insurance broking services to businesses of all sizes in all industries. Their mission is to protect businesses from loss, so they can deliver on their business objectives. Their brokers come from a range of business backgrounds – from business owners to company directors.
Insurance House is one of Australia’s leading privately-owned insurance brokerages. Established in 1983 in Echuca, Victoria, Insurance House has grown to a network of 11 offices and 50 Authorised Partners and over 180 staff. They offer ‘one-stop insurance and risk mitigation solutions to their clients with round the clock support. Their specialist knowledge areas include agribusiness, commercial insurance, risk management advisory, affinity & associations, personal insurance, workers compensation and claims management.
MBA Insurance Services is owned by seven of the Master Builder Associations around Australia and unlike other Insurance Brokers, ALL profits are injected back into the Building & Construction Industry.
One of the unique benefits that MBA Insurance Services can provide is the depth of resources drawn from the greater Master Builders movement with respect to insurance and risk advice for businesses operating in the various sectors of the building and construction industries, whether principal or developer, building contractor or sub-contractor, investor or financier, commercial or residential.
The MBA Insurance Services Leadership team is committed to providing an environment where all staff have an opportunity of influencing the future direction of their business, and where they get rewarded for outstanding work. MBA employs high-quality self-motivated people who enjoy providing the highest possible level of service to their customers, right throughout all facets of the insurance lifecycle.
PNO Insurance Brokers is an independently owned and licensed insurance broker based in Victoria. Launched in 1977, PNO Insurance now employs over 30 staff and works with more than 60 insurers, which gives them the reach to find the most suitable insurance partner for each client, regardless of the complexity of needs. The collective business experience of the PNO team, combined with leading technical industry knowledge across construction, transport, professional services and commercial sectors, enables PNO to source and secure the right insurance solutions for all businesses. As a member of the Steadfast Group, PNO also utilises the buying power of one of Australia’s largest insurance networks, which generates more than $6 billion worth of insurance sales every year.
PSC Insurance Brokers is a national insurance brokerage providing financing, insurance, risk management and claims management solutions to small-to-medium businesses across all of Australia. With a strong focus on customers, PSC Insurance Group has protected businesses and the personal assets of over 70,000 clients around the globe. PSC Insurance Brokers is a division of publicly listed PSC Insurance Group Limited (ASX: PSI).
Sear Insurance Brokers have been providing Insurance Broking Services to businesses throughout Australia for over 40 years. Specialising in the placement of commercial insurances for medium to large private enterprises, corporate operations and national Franchise groups, Sear Insurance Brokers provides detailed insurance advice on all types of commercial insurance. Based in one of Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs, Sear Insurance Brokers has now grown to a team of 30 staff.
Established in 1978, Whitbread Insurance Brokers specialises in providing insurance advice and solutions for business insurance, personal insurance, strata insurance, life insurance, insurance claims management, risk management and crisis management. Whitbread views insurance as an enabler, ‘it’s about creating the right risk protection to give clients greater control of their future.’ Whitbread employs over 80 staff and is part of Australasia’s largest general insurance broker network, Steadfast Group.