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NSW ESL Rates

19th July 2017

On 22 June 2017 the NSW Parliament passed legislation to reinstate the NSW Emergency Services Levy (ESL) charge on insurance premiums. Refer to our ESL webpage for current ESL rates and effective dates.

Emergency Repair Service

1st February 2017

Introducing our new Emergency Repair Service for Calibre Business Package Insurance claims. This service means that you are now able to appoint our approved service provider directly when emergency repairs are required before the claim is registered. The service is available immediately and is accessible 24/7.

Information for Policyholders – GLA change of name

12th January 2017

Effective 30 December, 2016 our insurer, Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) SE has transferred its registered office from the United Kingdom and become a limited liability company incorporated in Germany. Its name has changed to Great Lakes Insurance SE^.

Information for brokers – GLA change of name

12th January 2017

Effective 30 December 2016 our insurer, Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) SE has transferred its registered office from the United Kingdom and become a limited liability company incorporated in Germany. Its name has changed to Great Lakes Insurance SE^.

Going undercover with a technical claims manager

13th December 2016

Find out some of the inner workings of insurance claims from Ross Pollock, Calibre Insurance’s Technical Claims Manager. Ross’ insights, experience and advice on complex claims will give you the inside scoop.

Trends and traps in specialty liability insurance

18th October 2016

Read about the emerging trends seen by our Specialty Liability underwriting experts like the rise of remotely piloted aircraft, the online retail boom and steady reduction in the amount of information being submitted with broker insurance applications. Find out what you need to be aware of.

Claims advice – SA and VIC storms

30th September 2016

Calibre Insurance policy holders affected by the recent storm event are encouraged to contact their broker or call Calibre Insurance on 1300 306 226. You can also lodge your claim online.

SPECIALTY LIABILITY QUIZ

26th September 2016

Keep informed and test your Specialty Liability knowledge with our fun quiz. Try our short quiz and find out how informed you are on our Specialty Liability product.

Fire Protection Industry

6th July 2016

The fire protection industry helps to ensure the safety and protection of people and business. Calibre Insurance welcomes the opportunity to protect the businesses which protect us, by providing tailored insurance cover specifically designed for the Fire Protection Industry.

Munich Re Announcement

22nd June 2016

Following a strategic review of their business, Munich Re has announced that it will pursue a divestment of its primary insurance arm and agency investments in Australia and New Zealand, which includes Calibre Insurance

Premises Relocation

11th March 2016

On 1 April 2016 Calibre Commercial Insurance Pty Ltd (Calibre Insurance) will be relocating its registered office in Sydney to: Level 8 - 1 Pacific Highway, North Sydney.

Insurance Business Hot List 2016

1st March 2016

Calibre Insurance CEO, Mike Hooton has been selected in The Insurance Business Hot List for 2016. Read the article and Mike's profile.

High calibre entrant into the commercial insurance market

5th November 2015

Calibre Insurance has been created to manage commercial insurance portfolios on behalf of insurer Great Lakes Australia.

Find out about Calibre Insurance

5th November 2015

Calibre Commercial Insurance Pty Ltd (‘Calibre Insurance’) is a subsidiary of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG (Munich Re), part of Munich Re (Group). Munich Re (Group) is one of the largest insurance groups in the world.

Get connected to Calibre insurance

5th November 2015

Find out about the simple steps to be ready to do business with Calibre Insurance when our products are available to transact on 16 November 2015.