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Important Notice

Landlord Extras customers
Have you lost rental income as your tenant has been financially impacted by COVID-19 and cannot pay their rent? You may be able to claim under your Optional Landlord Extras cover, see the Landlord Extras COVID-19 claims FAQs to learn more.

Rent default cover
We’re not currently offering Landlord Extras cover, which includes cover for loss of rent due to default by tenants, to new or existing Landlord Insurance customers. There may be other insurance options available to suit your requirements; please refer to the Insurance Council of Australia for a list of alternative providers.

All covers include

Damage from flood, storms1, earthquake, lightning, fire1, impact, explosion

Up to $20 million in legal liability for compensation for injuries to visitors and damage to their property 

Automatic safety net in case repair or replacement costs are higher than expected2

Theft3, riot, civil commotion and malicious acts

Emergency repairs and protection


Choose from 2 levels of cover

Essential Care
 

Safety Net 

Up to 10% of the sum insured

Building laws and regulations

Up to 10% of the sum insured to cover costs incurred to comply with specified laws and regulations following the destruction or partial destruction of your building

Demolition and removal of debris

Up to 10% of the sum insured

 

 

 

 

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Quality Care
 

Safety Net  

Up to 20% of the sum insured

Building laws and regulations

Up to 10% of the sum insured to cover costs incurred to comply with specified laws and regulations following the destruction or partial destruction of your building

Demolition and removal of debris

Up to 10% of the sum insured

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Cover Limits
  • Rainwater tanks and solar heating: Up to $3,000 in total
  • Landlord fixtures and fittings: Up to $20,000
  • Replacement of locks and keys: Up to $1,000

    Other limits and exclusions apply.

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Extra Benefits

    ✓ Accidental breakage of glass

    ✓ Electrical motor burnout

    Limits and exclusions apply.

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In general, damage or loss caused by wear and tear or failing to maintain your property are not covered under Landlord Building and Contents Insurance. 
Take a look at the Landlord Insurance Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 426KB) for full terms and conditions, including limits and exclusions.

 

Optional Landlord Extras4

Landlord Extras provides cover for the following events, such as:
  • Malicious acts or theft by tenants
  • Loss of rent due to default by tenants (but not for casually let properties). 
    Please note, Landlord Extras may not provide cover if your tenant is unable to pay their rent due to COVID-19 circumstances.
  • Damage caused by pets 


Important information
We’re not currently offering Landlord Extras cover to new or existing Landlord Insurance customers. 

Important Information

Before making a decision, please read these documents to ensure you’re aware of all fees and charges.

Building Calculator

It's up to you to determine how much it would cost to replace your property and it can be complex to accurately calculate these replacement costs. Use our Building Calculator to estimate your replacement costs at today’s prices.  

Details on the benefits paid for your building sum insured are available in the PDS. Calculators on our website are intended as a guide only. For a more accurate rebuilding cost, consider obtaining a professional valuation from a licensed builder or professional valuer.

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Offer & Benefits

Save 15% online*

Quote and buy online to save 15% off your annual premium for the first year with promotional code COVER.*

Payment Flexibility

You can pay for your cover monthly or yearly - whatever suits you.^

Simple claims process

24/7 claims support available online and over the phone, we're there for you when you need us. One of our dedicated Australian claims managers will call you back if we have further questions.  

 
Important information

Cover is subject to your application for insurance being accepted.

Product Disclosure Statements (PDS)

Landlord Insurance Product Disclosure Statement and Supplementary Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 426KB) (applicable to policies issued or renewed on or after 1 July 2019)

Landlord Insurance Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 384KB) (applicable to policies initially issued in the period between 30 June 2018 and 30 June 2019; or renewed in the period between 30 July 2018 and 30 June 2019)

This information does not take your personal objectives, circumstances or needs into account. Read the relevant PDS(s) to see if this insurance is right for you.

View the Retail and Business Banking Financial Services Guide, Credit Guide and Privacy Statement. (PDF 137KB)

^ Premiums payable by instalments may be subject to minor adjustments due to rounding, and financial institution transaction fees may apply.

* Quote and buy online to save 15% off your annual premium for the first year with promotional code COVER.

1 Under Essential cover Storm cover excludes damage to gates, fences, and freestanding walls. Fire cover excludes damage caused by smoke where there was no flame at the site

Safety net of between 10% and 20% of your sum insured, depending on your type and level of cover.

3 Under Essential cover, theft is only covered if the theft occurs from inside a fully enclosed locked building and only where there is evidence of forced entry. Under Quality cover, theft is covered if the theft occurs from a fully enclosed and lockable building at the site, and for up to $2,000 in the open air.

4 A Landlord Extras claim will only be paid if you’re able to provide certain documents and evidence such as:

  • A written rental agreement
  • A documented booking confirmation (for casually-let properties)
  • Documented property inspection reports.

 The rental agreement should state the term of the lease, the amount of rent and bond payable by the tenant/s.

Landlord Insurance is issued by Westpac General Insurance Limited ABN 99 003 719 319 (except workers compensation cover where applicable). St.George – a Division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 (the Bank) distributes the insurance, but does not guarantee the insurance.