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Calibre Insurance

Although Calibre are not a household name in Australia, they are one of the country’s largest insurance agencies specialising in business insurance.

Some tradies may know them better by their previous name, which was Calliden.

Calliden was established in Australia around 2005 and was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) before it was acquired in 2015.

The business insurance division was acquired by the Munich Re Group, which is one of the largest insurance groups in the world.

All policies provided by Calibre are underwritten by Great Lakes Australia.  Great Lakes holds an Australian Financial Services Licence and is regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).

What does all of that mean to you?  It means your insurance is backed by some pretty serious global strength, whilst also being regulated by the Australian Government.

Products

Calibre offer a range of general insurance products including the following:

  • Public Liability
  • Tool Insurance
  • Business Interruption

In addition to the main forms of cover listed above which are popular with tradies, Calibre can also offer a full range of policies to suit most business types.

As a general insurance company, Calibre do not offer life insurance forms of cover such as TPD and trauma insurance.

Trades

The policies offered by Calibre are suitable for a wide range of tradesmen including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Builders
  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Handymen
  • Plumbers
  • Tilers

Calibre can certainly assist tradies other than those listed above, but these are some of the more common trades.

Quick Facts

Here are a few quick facts about Calibre Insurance:

    • Established in 2005
    • Changed name from Calliden after being acquired by one of the world’s largest insurance groups
    • As at 2013 they had paid over $630 million in claims

More Information

For more information about Calibre or any other trade insurance providers please contact us.

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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    "I had to follow up trade risk to receive my renewal documents, and then wait 6hrs to talk to someone to follow up receiving my insurance documents a week after it had been paid."
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    "Happy with how easy it was to set up online. Fairly priced."
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    "Friendly and easy to talk to"
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    "I was very disappointed with the way the renewal advice was done. I felt like I was being bullied into making a decision. I requested information regarding the ‘advice’ given re the difference between the old and new policy and why. This did not happen. All I got was the new policy. I did my own research and chose Trade Risk as it was already done. Maybe I’m old school, I still think a phone call is a better option as an initial point of contact and followed up by an email . Thank you"
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    "I still get constant stupid emails asking me to buy their product... I already have"
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    "Apart from delays in finalizing the insurance I was happy with the service"
    AJ Atkins Electrical Pty Ltd ATF AJ Atkins Family Trust | Tradesman Insurance | Limestone Vic 3717
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    ". The service was good. The staff replied promptly to calls and emails /Prices were great."
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    "We have been with Trade Risk for 3 years and they have always been very easy to deal with. They respond very quickly and provide great customer service."
    Cheynie Shaw | Trade Insurance - Renewal | Melbourne
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    "Always a pleasure to deal with. Been my go to for many years now, will be back again next year"
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    "Friendly and helpful staff were great to work with. Great product and value."
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    "Easy to deal with insurance renewal at a good price"
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    "Very easy to deal with and helpful with all my queries would recommend and very fast service would definitely deal with them again"
    Raymond Mitchell | Tradesman Insurance | Perth
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    "Very efficient and lovely to rtalk to"
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    "All good :)"
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