Information for our customers affected by the December 20, 2018 NSW Hail Storm
With last night’s storms sweeping through Sydney and parts of NSW causing significant damage, we’re working hard to support our customers as quickly as possible.
We’ve initiated our Catastrophe Management Plan and have additional team members ready to take your calls and lodge claims. We’re already mobilising our assessors and tradespeople to ensure we can support you as quickly as possible should you have sustained any damage, with a priority on make-safe repairs to keep you safe and mobile over the Christmas and New Year period.
It’s important that you follow advice of the local authorities to ensure the safety of yourselves and your families.
We’d also like to refer you to some useful content surrounding how to safely return to your home after a storm.
- Always follow the advice and direction of emergency services
- Never try to drive through flood-affected areas
- For general help in floods and storms, ring the SES on 132 500
We cover storm damage under the following policies:
- Home building
- Home contents
- Motor vehicle
- Pleasure craft
How to claim
If you’re insured directly with QBE, call us on 133 QBE (133 723) and press 2 for Claims.
If you bought your policy from an intermediary or your financial institution, contact them to make your claim.
It’s ok if you don’t know your policy details when you contact us; with your name and address we’ll find it for you.
For the latest information on the weather in NSW, please listen to the local radio and monitor information from the below sources.
Bureau of Meteorology
Twitter - @BOM_au
New South Wales Government
New South Wales State Emergency Service
Twitter – @NSWSES
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NSW.SES
New South Wales Police Force
Twitter – @nswpolice
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/nswpoliceforce
Fire and Rescue New South Wales
Twitter – @FRNSW
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/frnsw/