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We’re well known for insuring thousands of sole traders and subcontractors in the building and construction industry.

Our systems make it quick and easy to get a quote and buy a policy online, and this helps us to keep our premiums as competitive as possible.

But whilst our instant quotes might only suit tradies with turnover up to $400k, our team of experts can help out no matter how big your business is.

Behind all the online wizardry is a traditional insurance firm with a team of qualified insurance brokers.

These brokers are helping businesses of all sizes and types every day.  From the third year apprentice chippie insuring a few grand worth of tools through to national building operations.

So whilst our website may appear to be all about quick quotes for public liability and tools, there is a lot more to Trade Risk than that!

Other cover types

What do we do besides public liability and tool insurance?

For starters we have businesses operating from their own premises, such as a workshop or warehouse.

These businesses have additional needs such as insuring their premises (if owned) as well as any machinery and stock that may be kept there.

Speaking of machinery, for some clients we assist them with something known as machinery breakdown insurance.  This helps to protect them if their business loses money due to an issue with their machinery.

Some of our clients charge their clients for professional advice, which opens them up to the risk of being sued when their advice has caused a loss to their client.

We help these guys out with something called professional indemnity insurance.  This is somewhat similar to public liability, but it’s covering their advice rather than their physical work.

Building Project

For builders and other trades entering into contracts we have contract works insurance and contractual liability insurance.  The more you read about these, the more you realise how exposed you can be when entering into contracts with the big construction companies.

Then we have all sorts of other interesting insurance types.  Management liability is an increasingly important cover for trade businesses employing staff.

Oh and how could we forget good old car insurance?  We can help you out with insuring your ute, truck or van, or any other vehicle that you use for your business.

Still reading?
If you’ve read through all of that jargon and you’re still going, you’ve done very well!

The point we’re trying to drive home is that we’re not just a website pumping out cheap quotes for public liability insurance and tool insurance.

We are a real team of professionals operating from a real office, delivering real solutions to real businesses.

No matter how large your business is, and no matter how complex your risks might be, here at Trade Risk we have the knowledge and expertise to look after you.

You can come on board as a brand new subbie, fresh out of your apprenticeship and just needing public liability, and you can still rely on us years later when you’re employing a big team of staff across multiple locations, operating a national fleet of equipment and turning over millions of dollars.

The best place to start is by giving our team a call on 1800 808 800.

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.

  • "user friendly"
    Matthew Chris Pinney | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Efficient, prompt and no fuss approach to handling our insurance needs."
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  • "As a small business owner in the complex Telecommunications Industry TRADE RISK have assisted the complexities for our business. I shall recommend TRADE RISK to all my business partners. LOGREEN"
    Logreen Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance | MELBOURNE VICTORIA
  • "Excellent service."
    Ozi Sheds Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Easy to obtain quote. clear information and fast to set up. Can rest assured that l have cover, hopefully never need to use it."
    | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Efficient and well priced. Thank you."
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  • "My contact Cheryl was very helpful and explained everything to me in easy terms. She was friendly and made me feel at ease and answered my many questions immediately. Thank you"
    Heeney Homes Pty Ltd T/As Heeney Homes Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Good value with very simple and easy steps to follow, got prompt response also. Very happy overall."
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  • "Easy to deal with."
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  • "Prompt, friendly and informative."
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  • "Brilliant service."
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  • "great customer service marred by requests to do stupid polls like this one"
    Christopher Francis Gould | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Good service and price. Will try all products."
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  • "Reminder of policy expiring, prompt service and good price"
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  • "I think that trade risk's customer service was excellent. They are really friendly and polite. Followed up really well."
    Daniel Phillips | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "Fast and easy"
    Gantulga Davaasuren | Tradesman Insurance |
  • "I've dealt with this company for a few years now - from the very start they've always efficient and fast... they sort out the paper work that other companies leave the customer to wade through. In a nutshell they save me buckets of time... and time is money. They also save me the aggravation of the paperwork and the back-and-forth that is so common with many insurance companies.."
    Saxon James Pty Ltd | Tradesman Insurance |
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