Property owners with EPS or wooden construction materials within their premises face unique challenges. This is compounded when those premises are tenanted with high risk processes.

AU has extensive knowledge of the following industries and can provide property underwriting solutions for Property Owners and tenants alike.

  • Food & Beverage Production – including Baking, Cooking & Frying
  • Temperature-controlled farming – Poultry Farms etc
  • Cold Storage
  • Timber & Woodworking
  • Plastic & Foam Manufacture
  • Textiles & Commercial Laundry
  • Warehousing & Distribution
  • Tyre Distribution
  • Commercial Strata

We have a team of expert risk engineers that can provide advice to help mitigate risk, including fire engineers, surveyors and risk managers. Our extensive underwriting capability is backed up by Lloyds of London.


  • Access to qualified risk management professionals.

  • Access to expert underwriters, backed up by the strength and capability of Lloyds of London.

  • We are open-minded with an appetite to underwrite “distressed” and hard-to-place risks.

  • Fast risk survey solutions.

  • An empowered team with a strong emphasis on service.

  • Dedicated in-house claims team with wide experience.

  • Clear, prompt and regular communications, always.

Key Information

  • Minimum Premium $10k++
  • Location, Occupancy, Declared Values, and Fire protections are all we need to get started.
  • Recent survey info is preferred
  • Capacity up to $25m without treaty support
  • Any size of risk considered.
  • Lead or follow lines considered
  • Mark IV Industrial Special Risks wording

Get in touch with our Expert

Alan Brett
Alan BrettCommercial Underwriting Manager
+61 (03) 9559 3310