Australia generates roughly 50 million tonnes of waste a year, around 50-60% of which is recycled.

The volume of generated waste is increasing at an estimated 7-10% per annum – more waste and recyclables that require sorting.

We have a deep knowledge of this sector and can provide property underwriting solutions to operators as well as commercial property owners.

We can protect at each stage of the process of collection, sorting, treatment, milling and reproduction.

We have expertise in renewable energy assets including development, construction and operation. We’re already providing protection to growing production processes here in Australia including:

  • Onshore Wind
  • Solar – photovoltaic and thermal
  • Biomass
  • Biofuel


  • 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 start at $40k Net +++
  • Construction and operational details required
  • Lithium Battery handling
  • Surveys preferred but not essential
  • Target asset size up to $10m
  • Community Energy Projects specialists – project and operational risks
  • Mark IV Industrial Special Risks
  • 100% placement preferred but lead or follow lines considered.

Get in touch with our Expert

Derek Harding
Derek Harding Commercial Underwriting Manager
+61 (03) 9559 3313