Our history

Over a hundred years of securing futures
We’ve been securing the future of our customers in Australia since 1914. Formerly known as Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Limited, we became Allianz Australia in July, 2000.
The newly rebuilt Allianz Stadium opened its doors in August with a focus on sustainable design.
Allianz Australia moves into new headquarters at Brookfield Place, Sydney.
Allianz Australia completes acquisition of Westpac Banking Corporation’s general insurance arm and commences a 20-year exclusive agreement to distribute general insurance products to Westpac customers.
Allianz Australia sells Ken Tame and Associates.
Allianz Group joins the Worldwide Olympic Partner program. 
Allianz Australia becomes a partner of the Australian Olympic Team.
Allianz Group becomes a founding member of the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance, making a commitment to reduce the carbon emissions of our investment portfolios to net-zero by 2050.
Allianz Group joins the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) commitment to achieving a carbon-free economy and begins phasing out coal entirely across the business.
Allianz Australia becomes underwriter for Dawes Underwriting Australia’s motor vehicle insurance products.
Allianz Australia partners with Settlement Services International to deliver new career opportunities and support for people from refugee backgrounds to achieve independence.
Allianz Group makes the decision to stop financing coal-based business models. 
Sydney Football Stadium joins the Allianz family of stadiums around the world, officially renamed Allianz Stadium. 
Allianz Australia backs the creation of specialist insurer in Australian marine and transit insurance, AM&T (Allianz Marine and Transit Underwriting Agency).
Allianz Australia becomes a partner of Paralympics Australia. 
Allianz Australia is first recognised as an Employer of Choice for Women (now Employer of Choice for Gender Equality) by Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (now Workplace Gender Equality Agency).
Allianz Group becomes a partner of the International Paralympic Committee.
Allianz is granted a licence by the regulators APRA and ASIC, to sell life insurance products in Australia under the company name Allianz Australia Life Insurance Ltd.
Allianz Australia’s injury management and workplace health subsidiary Recovre is sold to Hawkesbridge Private Equity to become an independent company.
Allianz Group implements climate strategy to actively support the global transition to a low-carbon economy.
Allianz Australia subsidiary Combrook rebrands as Recovre.
Allianz Australia participates in a joint venture called the Community Care Underwriting Agency to assist not-for-profit organisations with public liability insurance.
Allianz Australia Advantage (AAA) is formed to manage a joint venture between Allianz Australia and HIH Insurance. In March, Allianz Australia buys out HIH’s interest in the joint venture.
Official change in title from MMI to Allianz Australia in July.
Allianz acquires majority shareholding in MMI and MMI becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allianz AG.
The company establishes two new entities, DirecDial Financial Services Limited and SafetyNet Services Pty Ltd, now integrated within the mainline businesses.
MMI becomes a publicly listed company in April 1994.
MMI acquires the operation of Switzerland Insurance Australia Ltd.
Club Marine acquisition takes place, increasing the company’s Pleasurecraft Insurance portfolio.
MMI enters into the insurance premium funding market and establishes an office in New Zealand.
The company’s operations expand in Victoria, South Australia, West Australia and Tasmania with the acquisition of "Chamber of Manufacturers Insurance".
Combrook Pty Limited is incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of MMI.
MMI acquires the Australian operation of Allianz.
The company takes on the management of the Yasuda Fire and Marine Insurance’s Australian business.
The company acquires "The Western Australian Insurance Company Limited" and as a result, operations extend to Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.
The company is operating throughout New South Wales and Queensland with 26 district officers and a staff of 388 people.
The company’s assets pass the $1 million mark.
The Queensland Chamber of Manufacturers suggests that MMI extend its operation to Queensland.
The company changes its name to Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Limited, (MMI).
The first annual report of the company showed that "The Manufacturers’ Mutual Accident Insurance Association Limited" began its Workers' Compensation underwriting business on 30 May.
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 numerous industry and government awards over the years.
Allianz Australia Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the worldwide Allianz Group. We offer the Australian community, both individuals and companies, the expertise and strength of one of the world’s largest insurers and investment managers. 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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