Our history

Over 100 years of helping to secure futures in Australia
We’ve been supporting customers in Australia since 1914. Once known as Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Limited (MMI), we became Allianz Australia in July 2000.
The newly rebuilt Allianz Stadium opened its doors in August. This sporting arena in Sydney showcases sustainable design.
Allianz Australia moved into new head office at Brookfield Place, Sydney.
Allianz  Australia bought Westpac Banking Corporation’s general insurance arm. We agreed to be the only seller of general insurance products to their customers for 20 years. 
Allianz Australia sold Ken Tame and Associates.
Allianz Group joined the Worldwide Olympic Partner program. 
Allianz Australia became a partner of the Australian Olympic Team.
Allianz Group became a founding member of the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance. We made a commitment to reduce the carbon emissions of our investment portfolios.
Allianz Australia began underwriting products for Dawes Motor Insurance.
Allianz Australia established a partnership with Settlement Services International, to help provide funding for people who came to Australia as refugees to access technology, education and local qualification recognition.
Allianz Group began restricting coal-based business models in our insurance investment and Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance portfolios.
Sydney Football Stadium officially became Allianz Stadium. It joined the Allianz family of stadiums around the world.
Allianz Australia helped create Allianz Marine and Transit Underwriting Agency (AM&T), with a focus on marine and transit insurance in Australia.
Allianz Australia became an ongoing partner of Paralympics Australia. 
Allianz Australia was first recognised as an Employer of Choice for Women (now Employer of Choice for Gender Equality). This came from Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (now Workplace Gender Equality Agency).
Allianz Group became a partner of the International Paralympic Committee.
Allianz Australia Life insurance established to offer life insurance to Australians. 
Allianz Group first put a climate strategy in place. It aimed to support the global transition to a low-carbon economy.
Official company name changed to Allianz Australia from MMI in July.
Allianz bought a majority shareholding in MMI. It became a wholly owned branch of Allianz AG.
In April, MMI became a publicly listed company.
MMI bought the Australian operation of Allianz.
The company was running in NSW and QLD with 26 district officers and 388 staff.
The company’s assets passed the $1 million mark.
The company changed its name to Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Limited, (MMI).
"The Manufacturers' Mutual Accident Insurance Association Limited" began its Workers' Compensation underwriting business. This company ultimately became Allianz Australia.
Allianz Australia is part of the Allianz Group, one of the world’s largest insurers.
From diversity within our organisation to striving for a more sustainable future, our values make us who we are.
We’re proud to have won many industry and government awards over the years.
Allianz Australia Limited is part of the worldwide Allianz Group. We bring the strength and experience of one of the world’s largest insurance and investment companies to Australia. Keep up to date with the latest investor news, key events, and annual reports at Allianz Group
Allianz acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live and work across Australia. We pay our respect to First Nations Elders past and present.

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