Construction Insurance

Building cover, globally.

Your construction insurance experts

What insurance do I need for construction?

Construction is a fast paced industry constantly on the move and Gallagher brings more than 40 years' construction insurance experience to the conversation- strategic advice backed by innovative placement and forward thinking solutions- for Australia’s next generation companies and homegrown, iconic brands.

Specialists in construction and engineering risks, from contracts works to Private-Public partnerships through to greenfield development and complex tunnelling projects, whether you are a multinational company open to a new perspective or a local construction contractor looking for a trusted advisor, talk to us.

Our construction insurance team has deep experience in providing risk management and insurance solutions for a range of projects including:

Public Sector Projects and Infrastructure

Government and government-owned corporations in the placement of principal arranged insurances for a wide variety of government projects.

Commercial and Residental Construction Projects

Land and Housing developments, Shopping centres, Hotels and resorts, golf courses and marinas, theme parks, casinos and theatres.

Manufacturing projects

General manufacturing and warehouses, food processing, breweries, metals manufacturing, smelters and refineries and oil and petrochemical plant.

Here's what we can do for you as part of our construction insurance service:

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    Facilitate Project Risk, insurable risk and opportunity workshops
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    Evaluate insurance cost implications from design options and methods of construction
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    Due diligence in respect of contract indemnity and insurance provisions
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    Due diligence on other party insurances
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    Prepare a Project Risk Prospectus and other stakeholder insurance briefing documentation
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    Negotiate value for money insurances
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    Prepare claims and site risk protocols
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    Strategic claims management

Protecting Civil Contractors Federation members for 40 years

We are civil contractors insurance specialists with more than 9,000 clients nationally in the construction industry.

Our SmartProtect | Civil insurance product was developed in conjunction with the Civil Construction Federation (CCF) in order to ensure it covers the risks faced by operators in the sector every day. If you are a member of the Civil Contractors federation and would like more information on how we can help your business, please visit our Civil Contractors Federation page.

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SmartProtect Hire - specialist insurance for the hire & rental industry

Lending a hand to protect your business

Gallagher has a specialist team who have worked to develop SmartProtect Hire, a solution designed to mitigate insurance risk for your organisation where hire equipment is a part of your day-to-day operations.

Our hire and rental insurance product, SmartProtect Hire, has been designed for broad application from construction and equipment hire, home handyman hire, office equipment hire, party hire and event hire. SmartProtect Hire provides your business with a base cover and additional benefits that are specific to the hire and rental industry, including theft by hirer and hired in or hired out equipment cover, among other things. We can also provide supporting expertise across liability, employment practices, and credit insurance.

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