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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.”
Rating (out of 5) ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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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    "Great service by Trade Risk. Still waiting on an updated insurance policy, though I think that's more the insurance company rather than Trade Risk."
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    "Just very helpful and so easy to do online. Highly recommended."
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    "Very delay response for enquires where it is needed to be improved."
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    "Always willing to help with any queries"
    Phillip John Leck And Kay Lorraine Leck | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Excellent service and priced very competative, easy to deal with."
    KJ Metfab Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Very Helpful Explained everything well in simple terms."
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    "Seamless service"
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    "Easy to deal with . Would recommend"
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    "Fast, simple and friendly."
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    "For some unknown reason, I managed to overpay our premium, Trade Risk picked up my error and were very prompt to notify me of my error and refunded the money asap."
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    "I felt the insurance was expensive given the level of earnings. I would of expected a reduced fee but it seems that is what happens these days. Less for more fees."
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    "Fantastic service!"
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    "Service and quote was prompt. Can't really comment on how good Trade Risk is. All I did was pay them for a policy, I don't know how good or forthcoming they would be should I need to claim, then I would tell you how good they are! Receiving a payment is a little different from having to pay out. I have never claimed, but if I did have to one day, how good would they be??"
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    "Easy to deal with."
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    "Looking for insurance to meet the legal obligations of our electrical contractor's license was easy with Trade Risk and the most competitive price as well!! Thanks."
    The Trustee For The Walt Trust | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Excellent communication and easy to deal with."
    The Trustee For LA Walker & Co Family Trust | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "Rang me when I forgot to pay it"
    Kalyn Knight | Tradesman Insurance |
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    "super easy, seamless really. that's the rating so far, lets hope I never have to make a claim"
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