NIBA is the peak body of the insurance broking profession in Australia and represents around 450 member firms and more than 16,000 individual intermediaries. NIBA represents well over 90% of all insurance brokers in Australia. We work with NIBA regularly and are a long-time supporter of a number of their events and initiatives.

NIBA Stephen Ball Memorial Award for Broker of the Year

NIBA’s awards are a highly regarded program celebrating the best of broking, underwriting and insuring in Australia. The program has been highlighting industry excellence for more than 30 years.

As part of QBE’s commitment to our broker partners success and development, QBE is proud to sponsor the program’s annual Stephen Ball Memorial Award for Insurance Broker of the Year.

The prestigious award honours the late Stephen Ball and his tremendous contribution to the insurance broking industry as a former JLT Australia Chairman and NIBA President.

Each year we’re proud to present the winner with a professional development prize package.

Celebrating the 2021 Broker of the Year

Congratulations to the 2021 Insurance Broker of the Year – Tony Venning of Crucial Insurance and Risk. Tony’s outstanding commitment and contribution to the industry, his customers and community is made even more impressive by the challenging global and insurance landscape he delivered it in.

Watch Tony reflect on the year’s challenges, successes, and his recognition as this year’s winner below.

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