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Protect your belongings if you live in a rental property from loss or damage from insured events such as theft, fire and storm.

Getting the right cover for your contents while you live in somebody else's property is easy with Allianz Contents Insurance for renters through Bank Australia.

If you are renting, have you considered how much it would cost to replace all the contents in your home if they were destroyed by fire or storm? Or in the event of theft or burglary? Allianz can help you protect your belongings from loss or damage caused by insured events such as fire, theft and storm.

  • Cover for your belongings from damage caused by fire, theft and storm
  • Cover for contents intended to be kept outside, like your barbeque, outdoor furniture and children’s play equipment up to $2,000 in total.

The better you understand your policy, the easier it will be if you ever have to claim.

Here is a limited summary of the benefits of a contents insurance policy. For full details of the standard terms, conditions, limits and exclusions that apply please read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) any applicable supplementary PDS before making a decision to purchase the insurance. The Home Contents Key Fact Sheets (KFS) also sets out some information about the cover.

Select the cover to suit your needs.

Effective 22 Febuary 2021

Cover when you’re moving house

Allianz will cover your contents for loss or damage caused by an insured event both at your new and old address for up to 14 days after you first start to move. No cover is provided for loss or damage whilst contents are in transit (unless you have Accidental damage cover).

Additional costs of alternative accommodation for your pets

If your contents are damaged by an insured event during the period of insurance to such an extent that you can’t live in your home buildings, Allianz pay the additional costs for temporary accommodation for you up to 10% of the contents sum insured and up to $500 for temporary accommodation for your pets in a commercial boarding establishment.

Debris removal

Allianz will pay up to 10% of the contents sum insured for removal of debris from the home building if your contents are damaged or destroyed by an insured event.

Food or medicine spoilage

If your refrigerator or freezer breaks down and you lose your perishable food or medicine as a result, Allianz will pay for you to replace it. If you claim for this benefit, excess will apply.  If the spoilage is due to a natural disaster (declared by Allianz, the government or the Insurance Council of Australia ) the maximum Allianz will pay is $500. No excess will apply. 

Guest, visitor and domestic helper property

Allianz also provide cover for property belonging to your guests, visitors and domestic helpers up to $5,000 (included in your contents sum insured), if it is lost or damaged as a result of an insured event that you are claiming for.

Cover for events

Allianz will cover you up to your contents sum insured for loss or damage caused by storm, cyclone, rainwater and run-off (provided run-off is not combined with flood waters). For cyclones, floods, grassfires and bush fires a 72 hour exclusion period applies.

Cover for storm damage

Rest easy, within the first 72 hours following a storm, Allianz have got you covered for loss or damage caused by soil movement, landslide, mudslide or subsidence caused by a storm.

Legal liability

Allianz will cover your legal liability up to $20 million for payment of compensation relating to death, bodily injury or illness, and/or physical loss of or damage to property caused by an accident (or series of accidents). If you have contents cover, it does not cover any legal liability you may incur as owner of the buildings unless the buildings are defined as a lot.

Accidental breakage cover for you rental property

Allianz will cover you for accidental breakage of a fixed glass or ceramic item, like a window, cooking surface, sink or toilet if you are legally liable as a tenant to pay for the breakage.

Optional covers

Apply to add any of these optional covers for an additional premium and greater cover.

Optional cover – Accidental damage

The accidental damage cover option helps protect you in the event of accidental unexpected mishaps that are caused unintentionally – giving you greater coverage for your home contents.

Optional cover - Portable contents

Optional cover to protect your portable contents such as mobile phones, cameras and engagement rings in the event of theft or an accident at the insured address and when you take them out of your home, even when you are temporarily outside Australia for up to 120 continuous days in any period of insurance. Some portable contents must be specified as Listed Portable Contents with the full replacement value to be covered away from the home.

Optional cover - Motor burnout

The Motor burnout option covers you if an electrical current damages your household electrical motors. This cover is automatically included if you have taken optional Accidental Damage cover.

Optional cover - Flood cover

Flood cover may be available as an optional cover to your contents. A 72 hour exclusion period applies.

Domestic worker’s compensation cover

Cover for a domestic worker (e.g. gardener or cleaner), if they are injured   while working for you at the insured address.  Only available in ACT, WA and TAS.

Policy documents and Key Fact Sheets

We do not provide advice based on any consideration of your objectives, financial situation or needs. Terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply. Before making a decision please refer to the relevant Home or Landlord Product Disclosure Statement (PDS), any applicable supplementary PDS and Home Buildings, Home Contents, Landlord Buildings or Landlord Contents Key Fact Sheet also available for reference.

Disclaimers

Bank Australia Limited ABN 21 087 651 607 AFS Licence No. 238431 arranges this insurance as agent for the insurer Allianz Australia Insurance Limited (Allianz) ABN 15 000 122 850 AFS Licence No. 234708. We do not provide any advice based on any consideration of your objectives, financial situation or needs. Terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply.  Before making a decision please consider the Product Disclosure Statement. If you purchase this insurance, Bank Australia will receive a commission that is a percentage of the premium (including renewals and variations) and may be entitled to a profit share or marketing allowance if certain thresholds are met in agreed periods and other types of insurance policies entered into under Bank Australia’s arrangements with Allianz.  Details are provided in the Financial Services Guide, available in branch, by calling 132 888 or at https://www.bankaust.com.au/

1. Online discount

[Home] When you buy a new home insurance policy online a discount of up to 10% is applied to your first years premium including the following optional covers (if selected); Accidental damage, Flood, Motor Burnout and Portable Contents. This discount is not applied on renewal.

[Landlord] When you buy a new Landlord insurance policy online a premium discount of up to 10% is applied to your first years premium including the  optional cover Flood. This discount is not applied on renewal.

2. Combined

[Applies to Home & Contents only] A discount of up to 10% for combining Buildings and Contents covers on one policy is applied for Building and Contents, Motor Burnout and Accidental damage cover where applicable. The combined policy discount does not apply to the optional Flood or Portable Contents covers. This combined discount does not apply to Landlord Insurance policies.

3. No Claims Bonus

When you take out a new policy, we calculate your No Claims Bonus (NCB) based on your home or landlord (as applicable) insurance claims history. To qualify for the maximum No Claim Bonus of 30%, home insurance customers must have had no Building or Contents insurance claims in the preceding 5 years. Landlord customers must have had no Landlord insurance claims in the preceding 3 years. However, customers who have had claims may still qualify for a reduced No Claim Bonus.

4. Minimum premiums

If you are eligible for more than one discount, Allianz applies them in a predetermined order. This means any subsequent discount will be applied to the reduced premium amount after applying any prior discounts and the effect of the subsequent discount will be reduced.  For example, the aggregate effect of applying two 10% discounts consecutively means that you will not see the full benefit of both these discounts. 

Discounts do not apply to taxes or government charges. 

Discounts do not apply to optional covers for Domestic Workers Compensation / Landlord Workers Compensation, and may not apply to other optional covers (if available and selected). 

Any discounts/entitlements may be subject to rounding and may only apply to the extent that any minimum premium is not reached.

5. Option to change your excess

Not available when an additional compulsory excess or imposed excess applies. Minimum Premiums apply.

6. Instalment premiums

If you choose to pay your premium by instalments you do not pay us any more than if you pay your premium in one lump sum annually. The premiums payable by instalments may be subject to minor adjustments (upwards or downwards) due to rounding. Note: Your financial institution may apply transaction fees to instalment payments.