Need to make a claim after Christmas?

Christmas may be the “most wonderful time of the year”, but for some families, there are risks and drawbacks threatening their festivities. Whether it’s an accident in their homes or… read more

Tips for making an insurance claim

Making an insurance claim can often be a distressing experience. It’s not necessarily the claims process that is traumatic, it’s the stress and emotion of the event that happened to… read more

Have you had your plant & equipment evaluated recently?

By having your plant & equipment valued on an annual basis means that your machinery is more likely than not to be insured for the correct value. This can impact… read more

TruckWeek 2016

In a recent article in Primer Mover Mag, the Australian Trucking Association (ATA) has announced the national TruckWeek 2016 event will be during the week 29 August – 4 September 2016…. read more

Trucks make hay while the sun shines

Recently as reported in the ABC news, 258 trucks pulling 406 trailers, carrying almost 14,000 bales of hay travelled to a small town, Ilfracombe, in Western Queensland. The Burrumbuttock Hay… read more

Truck rollover causes delay

In a recent article from Brisbane Times, a dump struck and its load had rolled over on the Mt Lindsay Highway, just south of Brisbane. Unfortunately, these events aren’t uncommon…. read more

ATA supports NHVR’s Fatigue Management Scheme

In a recent article from OwnerDriver, the Australia Trucking Association (ATA) has joined the National Heavy Vehicle Regulatory (NHVR) in supporting the fatigue management scheme for livestock transporters. The scheme, developed… read more

Do you have cover if your vehicles are off the road after an accident?

Transport operators can face difficulty when their vehicles are not in use after an accident and being repaired. There are various costs to the business like wages and finance installments,… read more

Draft Order For Minimum Payments For Contractor Drivers

In a recent article from Cooper Grace Ward, the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal has issued a 71 page draft Order for contractor drivers in regards to their minimum pay. If this… read more

Toowoomba – Set to be Australia’s Next Logistics Hub

In a recent article from, Toowoomba is in position to become one of Australia’s main transport and logistic hubs, thanks to recent expenditure on three major projects: Toowoomba Second Range… read more

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Born in 1984 as a general insurance brokerage, we can provide bespoke insurance advice to anyone in the general public within Australia. Our clients are primarily decision-makers in small, medium, and large businesses from various industries, including transport, earthmoving, and professional advisors.