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Trade Risk is Australia’s most awarded trade insurance specialist.

Since helping our first client almost a decade ago we’ve had the privilege of assisting over 8,000 trade business owners with their insurance needs.

From humble beginnings in a home office in Brisbane, we’ve grown to an award-winning business with thousands of clients in all states and territories of Australia.

Although much has changed over the years, we’re still proud to be a family-owned Australian business with the same focus on supporting our clients, many of which are also family-owned businesses.

Insurance Business Awards 2018 - Team

Customer service is at the core of everything we do, and in 2018 were recognised as the best in Australia, winning the ‘Best Customer Service’ category at the Insurance Business Awards.

Award Winning Service

Whether you need a quick and easy public liability policy, or want to sit down with a broker to map out a full business insurance plan, we have the team to help.

Our clients range from sole traders and subbies through to multi-million dollar building companies, spread across every corner of the country.

We specialise in public liability, personal accident and tool insurance, as well as full business insurance packages, for all trades working in the building and construction industry.

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Awards

Our hard work and commitment to our clients has resulted in a number of awards, making us Australia’s most awarded trade specialists.

  • 2019 – Insurance Business Awards – Finalist – Best Customer Service
  • 2019 – Insurance Business Awards – Finalist – Brokerage of the Year (1-5 staff)
  • 2019 – Insurance Business Awards – Finalist – Best Digital Strategy (Brokerage)
  • 2019 – Small Business Champion Awards – Finalist – Financial Services
  • 2018 – Optus MyBusiness Awards – Finalist – Customer Service
  • 2018 – Community Broker Network – Finalist – Corporate Broker of the Year
  • 2018 – Community Broker Network – Finalist – Innovator of the Year
  • 2018 – Insurance Business Awards – Winner – Best Customer Service
  • 2018 – Insurance Business Awards – Finalist – Brokerage of the Year (1-5 staff)
  • 2018 – Trusted Service Awards (Gold) – Feefo
  • 2017 – Optus MyBusiness Awards – Finalist – Customer Service
  • 2017 – Elite Brokers – Insurance Business Magazine
  • 2017 – Trusted Service Awards (Gold) – Feefo
  • 2016 – Elite Brokers – Insurance Business Magazine
  • 2015 – Elite Brokers – Insurance Business Magazine
  • 2014 – Insurance Young Guns – Insurance Business Magazine
  • 2014 – The Hot List – Insurance Business Magazine
  • 2012 – Smart 100 – Australian Anthill Magazine

Testimonials

We pride ourselves on being the trade insurance experts, providing great value cover to thousands of tradies who also love what we do for them.

Here’s what just a few of our clients have said about us recently:


“I have been using Trade Risk now for 3 years and in that time my premiums have stayed the same for excellent cover. Staff are very professional and are happy to help at any time.”
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Peter | Carpenter | VIC | September 2017


“The team has been very helpful and easy to deal with in all aspects of starting and renewing policies!”
Rating (out of 5) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
David | Electrician | NSW | July 2017


“Great team of people to deal with, and very easy to apply for insurance via their website. Very helpful if you ever have to make a claim, I couldn’t be happier with their service.”
Rating (out of 5) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Steven | Painter | ACT | March 2017


These are just the tip of the iceberg! Check out our testimonials page for dozens more reviews and ratings from real clients.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a subcontractor just starting out on your own or a national business with dozens of staff and loads of equipment.

The team at Trade Risk have what it takes to look after you from the initial quote all the way through to managing a complex claim.

For more information please contact us.

Want to learn more about our staff? Click here to view our team profiles.

Tradies Love Trade Risk

In 2017 Trade Risk was awarded a Gold Trusted Service Award for the amazing service we offer to thousands of tradies from around Australia.

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    "Trade Risk make liability insurance so very simple i would definitely recommend them and have done so to other tradies"
    Stephen John McMurtrie | Tradesman Insurance | Lutwyche
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    "Quick and easy renewal of my insurance for a good price, I couldn't ask for more."
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    "Great service. Efficient and timely."
    Black Ship Investments Pty Ltd As The Trustee For Alarcon Hernandez Trust | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Good price always respond quickly"
    Renae Ann Bradshaw | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Excellent value for money."
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    "excellent, streamlined,"
    Greer Atkinson Trading As Oui Moet | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Good communication and an easy transaction to get the cover I needed"
    Kean As Electrical Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Best service from Jennifer Steger my account manager. Jennifer sourced me a better deal that suited my business and was cheaper. Would recommend to others and would buy again"
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    "Haven't had to make a claim but everything else seems easy and straight forward. Cheapest price I could find too, hope that's a good thing??"
    Marius Ionut Nitu T/As Marius Nitu | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "No complaints, quick response happy as"
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    "extremely quick service very fast response to questions asked really great a pleasure to do business with"
    Joseph Ripolles | Tradesman Insurance | Alpine
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    "Always so easy to deal with."
    Scott Anthony Bowden | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "As always, hassle free and easy to deal with. I recommend them to anyone looking for business insurance."
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    "Was extremely happy with the service very easy and very convenient"
    Probrush Painting Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Straight forward, easy to follow and then fast service from one of their customer service reps once online forms were completed"
    Cameron Verrills Constructions Pty Limited | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Great service well set up"
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    "To many emails, I almost blocked your site because you won't stop emailing me"
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    "I purchased a new policy and it was tricky so there were a lot of emails back and forth to make sure I had the correct cover. Cheryl Boyd was super friendly, patient and professional! I really like giving good customer service but I love it when it comes back! I'm really happy with Trade Risk services and staff. Thank you."
    Benjamin Moncrieff T/As Hot Wash Pressure Cleaning | Tradesman Insurance |
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