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Compare home insurance cover

What’s covered depends on the type of home insurance you have and your specific policy. Most standard home insurance policies can cover your property and belongings in case of fire, storm damage, theft and more. Find out more about our home insurance policy options below.

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Home Insurance

Buildings and contents cover for homeowners

Need home insurance for a property you live in? Choose cover for your home, its contents, or both. It includes things like:

  • Cover against damage or loss caused by storm, fire, theft, flood and more
  • Up to $30 million legal liability cover
  • Temporary accommodation costs for up to two years if your home isn’t liveable due to damage by an insured event
  • Electrical motor burnout cover
  • Emergency temporary repairs
  • Up to 30% Buildings Sum Insured Safeguard benefit (eligibility criteria applies)
  • Lifetime guarantee on home repairs made by our repairer
  • Contents in transit to your new residence
  • Contents cover for up to 60 days at both your old and new home when you move
  • Environmental upgrades
  • Improved security upgrades after burglary up to $500.

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Landlord Insurance

Buildings and contents cover for residential landlords

Landlord insurance can cover your rental property and, if you select it, your contents too. It includes things like:

  • Cover against damage or loss caused by storm, fire, theft, flood and more
  • Up to $30 million legal liability cover
  • Cover for accidental damage caused by you, your tenant or paying guest
  • Damage caused by a tenant’s pet
  • Electrical motor burnout
  • Malicious damage caused by your tenants
  • Up to 30% Buildings Sum Insured Safeguard benefit (eligibility criteria applies)
  • Loss of rent if your rental property isn't liveable due to damage by an insured event
  • Theft by tenants
  • Environmental upgrades.

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  • Rent Default by Tenant option.
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Contents Insurance

Contents cover for renters and strata owner-occupiers

Renting a property or living in a strata unit? Get cover for your belongings with contents insurance. It includes things like:

  • Cover against damage or loss caused by storm, fire, theft, flood and more
  • Up to $30 million legal liability cover
  • Contents in transit to your new residence
  • Electrical motor burnout
  • Contents cover for up to 60 days at both your old and new home when you move
  • Environmental upgrades
  • Temporary accommodation costs if your home isn’t liveable due to damage by an insured event.

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Why choose QBE home insurance?

We've been awarded CANSTAR's 2021 Innovation Excellence Award thanks to how simple it is to get a quote online.

We’ve been insuring Australians for over 130 years.

24/7 friendly and helpful claims service.

Up to $30 million legal liability cover.

Award-winning insurance

CANSTAR 2021 - Innovation Excellence Award

We’ve been awarded CANSTAR’s 2021 Innovation Excellence Award for our simplified home insurance solution, thanks to our online quote and buy platform.

 

Finder Green Awards 2022 - Green Insurer of the YearFor the third year running we’ve been named by finder.com.au as Australia’s Green Insurer of the Year. We're honoured to receive this recognition. A big thank you to our customers, people and partners for helping us enable a more resilient planet. Find out more about our awards.

 

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Home insurance knowledge space

Answers to your questions for insuring your home all in the one place.

Owner Builder insurance

If you’re selling a home you recently built or renovated, you may need Owner Builder Warranty cover. If you live in Western Australia we can help.

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Home insurance frequently asked questions

Home insurance can cover your building, contents or both. What’s covered depends on the type of home insurance you have and your specific policy. Most standard home insurance policies can cover the cost of replacing or repairing your house in the event that something goes wrong like:

  • Fire
  • Flood
  • Storm
  • Theft
  • Vandalism
  • Water damage
  • Glass breakage.

Buildings and contents only insurance cover provides protection for loss of or damage to your belongings as well as your home. Contents only insurance can cover the cost of replacing or repairing your belongings but not the building.

In many cases, you can also add optional extras to your home insurance policy to provide additional coverage. This includes things like portable contents insurance to cover your valuables when you’re away from home, and accidental damage.

Home insurance offers protection by providing cover for the cost of replacing or repairing your house and/or belongings if something goes wrong. When you choose a home insurance policy, you and your insurance provider agree on exactly what’s covered by your policy and how much you’ll pay in premiums.

QBE’s home insurance policies provide cover for loss of, or damage to your building and/or contents caused by events like fire, theft, flood and more. You can upgrade Home Insurance or Contents Insurance to include accidental damage cover for an extra premium. Accidental damage cover is already included in QBE Landlord Insurance.

Head to our home insurance claims page to make a claim online or call us 24 hours a day on 133 723

QBE home insurance is issued and underwritten by QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited (ABN 78 003 191 035, AFSL 239545). Any advice provided is general only and has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and may not be right for you. To decide if this product is right for you, please read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Target Market Determination (TMD).

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