Building and Contents Insurance

Protect your home inside and out from loss or damage caused by one or more of 11 insured events.

The better you understand your policy, the easier it will be if you ever have to claim. Here is a limited summary of the benefits of a building and contents insurance policy, a building insurance policy and a contents insurance policy. For full details of the standard terms, conditions, limits and exclusions that apply please read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), any applicable supplementary PDS and the Key Fact Sheets (KFS) before making a decision to purchase the insurance. The Home Buildings and Home Contents Key Fact Sheets (KFS) also sets out some information about the cover. 

Select the cover to suit your needs.

Effective 22 February 2021

Rebuilding and professional fees

If you need to rebuild your home after total loss or damage, Allianz will help pay the reasonable costs of architects, engineers, surveyors and solicitors up to $5,000.

Cover for the unexpected

Allianz offers protection for out of the ordinary but devastating events such as fire, storm and burglary.

Cover for storm damage

Rest easy, within the first 72 hours following a storm, Allianz have got you covered for loss or damage caused by soil movement, landslide, mudslide or subsidence caused by a storm.

Making your buildings environmentally friendly

If your buildings are totally destroyed and need to be rebuilt, in addition to your buildings sum insured, Allianz will pay up to $5,000 (after deduction of any government or council rebates) to help you make the new buildings more environmentally friendly.

Alternative accommodation for you and your pets

If your Building or Contents are damaged by an insured event during the period of insurance to such an extent that you can’t live in your home buildings, Allianz will pay the additional costs for temporary accommodation for you up to 10% of the building or contents sum insured (as applicable) and up to $500 for temporary accommodation for your pets in a commercial boarding establishment.

Replacement locks

Allianz will cover the cost, up to $1,000, to replace the locks or cylinders of any external door or window following an actual or attempted theft or burglary if the key is stolen or you believe the key has been copied.

Vandalism or malicious damage

 Allianz will cover you for loss or damage caused by vandalism or a malicious act.

Debris removal

In addition to your buildings sum insured, Allianz will pay up to 10% of your building and/or contents sum insured for the removal of debris from the damaged or destroyed part of the buildings.

Legal liability

Allianz will cover your legal liability up to $20 million for payment of compensation relating to death, bodily injury or illness, and/or physical loss of or damage to property caused by an accident (or series of accidents).

24/7 claims assistance

When you need to make a claim Allianz are there for you with 24 hour claims lodgement available online, or you can call the claim line to commence the claims process over the phone.

Cover when you’re moving house

Allianz will cover your contents for loss or damage caused by an insured event both at your new and old address for up to 14 days after you first start to move. No cover is provided for loss or damage whilst contents are in transit (unless you have Accidental damage cover).

Optional covers

Apply to add any of these optional covers for an additional premium and greater cover.

Optional cover – Accidental damage

The accidental damage cover option helps protect you in the event of accidental unexpected mishaps that are caused unintentionally – giving you greater coverage for your home building and/or contents.

Optional cover - Portable contents

You can choose optional cover to protect your portable contents such as mobile phones, cameras and engagement rings in the event of theft or an accident at the insured address and when you take them out of your home, even when you are temporarily outside Australia for up to 120 continuous days in any period of insurance. Some portable contents must be specified as Listed Portable Contents with the full replacement value to be covered away from the home.

Optional cover - Motor burnout

The Motor burnout option covers you if an electrical current damages your household electrical motors. This cover is automatically included if you have taken optional Accidental Damage cover.

Optional cover - Flood cover

Flood cover may be available as an optional cover to your buildings and/or contents. A 72 hour exclusion period applies.

Optional cover - Domestic workers’ compensation cover

Cover for a domestic worker (e.g. gardener or cleaner), if they are injured while working for you at the insured address. Only available in ACT, WA and TAS.


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