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Profession​al indemnity insurance for building industry

The professional indemnity (PI) insurance market for building industry professionals has changed significantly in 2​019.

This has affected the availability and affordability of compliant PI insurance across Australia.

We engaged Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) to conduct an in-depth and evidence-based analysis of the PI insurance market to understand the factors that are influencing the market.

The PwC has now published its report: Strengthening the professional indemnity insurance environment for building industry professionals in Queensland: Interim report (PDF, 3.5MB).

This report analyses the:

  • factors influencing the PI insurance market
  • impacts that the current PI insurance market has on PI insurance, and the building and construction industry.

We will continue to work with PwC, industry and other jurisdictions, including the Australian Government, to develop a national response.​​​​​​​​



Last updated 21 August 2019    Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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