But if you’d prefer to insure with a company that is headquartered here in New South Wales, the list does shrink slightly.
Thankfully there are plenty of big and reputable insurers based in NSW however, and in this guide we’ll run through some of the major firms offering public liability and other forms of business insurance.
Allianz are headquartered in their home country of Germany, but here in Australia their head office is located on Market Street in Sydney.
The global insurer has been operating in Australia for many years and employs thousands of locals both in Sydney and in other offices around the country.
Allianz offers a range of business insurance products including public liability, general property and business interruption to name a few.
QBE is one of Australia’s largest insurance companies, and their head office is located on Pitt Street in the heart of Sydney.
They offer a full range of insurance products for both domestic and commercial uses.
As is the case with Allianz, Zurich are another insurer which is based overseas but have their Australian head office in Sydney.
Zurich have operated in Australia since 1961 and their head office is on Blue Street in North Sydney.
Zurich are one of the few insurers operating locally who can offer both general insurance products (such as public liability) and life insurance products (such as income protection and term life insurance).
There are other smaller insurance companies headquartered in Sydney, but the above list is all about the major insurers.
There are other major insurance companies based in Sydney such as AMP and OnePath, however these are life insurance companies and do not offer business cover such as public liability.
If you would prefer to deal with a NSW based insurer, simply let your broker know and they will be happy to assist with your request.