Our Construction cover

If you’re in construction or engineering, managing your risks is a priority. You look after your project, tools, materials and equipment, and your exposure to the community but, no matter how careful you are, things can go wrong. Our construction cover can help.

Since every project is different, flexibility is key. We design insurance for all kinds of projects, from single house builds to skyscrapers and shopping malls; tailoring your policy to cover scenarios relevant to your risks.

Our Construction insurance is available through brokers and QBE authorised representatives. They’ll ensure your cover works for you and if you need to make a claim they’ll guide you through our hassle-free claims process.

Need a broker? See our guide to finding the right broker.

Which cover is right for you?


Broad protection, covering your property, sites, third party injury and property damage and more. As a registered builder, you can choose annual cover for year-round peace of mind, or a one-off policy for single projects.

Contract Works

Our cover is designed for builders and contractors and helps ensure that key elements such as project materials and contractor tools are covered, not just on-site but between sites. Your business is even covered while you are offsite or tendering for other projects.

Machinery and Electronic Equipment

Specialist insurance for the electrical and mechanical elements of items such as boilers, pressure vessels and pressure pipe systems. Cover includes clean-up, temporary hire and freight costs, and third party injury and property damage. We also cover electronic equipment and computers.

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