Builders Warranty insurance

Cover for your owner builder or licensed builder clients.

Owner Builder Warranty

If your client is an owner builder selling a home they recently built or renovated in Western Australia, they may need insurance.

  • WA – they’ll need cover if the work cost more than $20,000 and was completed in the last seven years.

Builders Warranty

In many states cover is a legal requirement for jobs above specified dollar amounts. To find out more select your client’s state below.

Select your state

We do provide cover.

Known as Residential Building Warranty insurance, it covers homeowners for loss of deposit, incomplete or defective building work if their builder dies, disappears or becomes insolvent. It’s a requirement for residential building work valued over $12,000.

Please contact your authorised broker or QBE representative if you need cover.

For more information on ACT regulations visit ACT Government Planning.

We don’t provide cover.

Known as the Home Building Compensation Fund and is managed by icare.

For more information visit Home Building Compensation Fund.

We don’t provide cover.

In the Northern Territory, Builders Warranty insurance isn’t a legal requirement.

For more information visit Northern Territory Government.

We don’t provide cover.

Known as Home Warranty insurance, It’s provided solely by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

For more information visit Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

We do provide cover.

Known as Building Indemnity insurance, it covers homeowners for loss of deposit, incomplete or defective building work if their builder dies, disappears or becomes insolvent. It’s a requirement for residential building work valued over $12,000.

Please contact your authorised broker or QBE representative if you need cover.

For more information on South Australian regulations visit Consumer and Business Services.

We don’t provide cover.

In Tasmania, Builders Warranty insurance is a voluntary scheme and not a legal requirement.

For more information visit WorkSafe Tasmania.

We don’t provide cover.

Known as Domestic Building Insurance (DBI) and is managed by the VMIA.

For more information visit www.dbi.vmia.vic.gov.au

We do provide cover.

Known as Home Indemnity insurance, it covers homeowners for loss of deposit, incomplete or defective building work if their builder dies, disappears or becomes insolvent. It’s a requirement for residential building work valued over $20,000.

Please contact your authorised broker or QBE representative if you need cover.

For more information on WA regulations visit WA Department of Commerce.

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