VIC WC - Employer - Take out a Policy

Insurance for your workersYour WorkCover Insurance provides insurance cover if your workers are injured or become ill because of their work.

Who needs a policy

You must have a WorkCover policy if:

  • You employ workers in Victoria and:
  • Your annual remuneration is more than $7,500; or
  • You believe that it will be more than $7,500, or
  • You employ apprentices.

Why it is important

Failure to obtain a WorkCover insurance policy when required could result in severe penalties being imposed. The WorkCover Insurance Obligations website provides general guidance about whether you need a WorkCover policy.

For further information on the correct insurance please contact your broker, accountant or Allianz on (03) 9234 3285 or email vic_wc_premiums@allianz.com.au

Apply for a new policyIf you would like further information please call us on 03 9234 3285 (Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5pm) or email vic_wc_premiums@allianz.com.au or fax (03) 9234 3489.

Lodge an application online

All first time employers have 60 days from the commencement of the new business to lodge an application for a WorkCover policy.

Submit application form

Alternatively, please print and complete the Application for a WorkCover policy and submit to:

  • Allianz Australia Workers’ Compensation (Victoria) Limited
  • Mail: PO Box 80 Melbourne VIC 3001
  • Fax: 03 9234 3489
  • Email: vic_wc_premiums@allianz.com.au

Transfer an existing policyIf you would like further information please call us on 03 9234 3521 (Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5pm) or email contactvicbdm@allianz.com.au or fax (03) 8615 8128.

Online Transfer Process

We can help you transfer a current policy to Allianz simply and efficiently at no cost to you.

  • We notify the previous Agent
  • We notify WorkSafe
  • We obtain your premium and claims history on the first working day of the month

Request for Change of Authorised Agent

Alternatively to transfer your existing policy, simply download a Request for Change of Authorised Agent form and submit to on of the contact options below:

Please note that employers cannot change agents if more than one premium instalment is outstanding. If a policy has been with an agent for less than a year, the policy cannot transfer until the start of a new financial year. The transfers are actioned on the first working day of the month following receipt of the request form.

  • Allianz Australia Workers’ Compensation (Victoria) Limited
  • Mail: PO Box 80 Melbourne VIC 3001
  • Fax: 03 8615 8128
  • Email: contactvicbdm@allianz.com.au

Take out a policy

Find out how to arrange workers compensation insurance with Allianz or transfer your existing policy to Allianz

  • Brokers
  • Employers

Manage a policy

Make changes to your existing policy

Make a claim

If a worker is injured they may be able to receive compensation from WorkSafe by making a claim. Phone: 1300 659 334 Email: contact@allianz.com.au

TrainingAllianz provides education and information services to help you stay up to date and perform your workers compensation, injury management and Work Health and Safety (WHS) responsibilities.

Workplace Health & Safety

The active involvement of each individual in the workplace is essential for the success of any Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) management program. Our WHS courses will help you better manage workplace risks and develop a 'safety culture' in your workplace.

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Fundamentals

Workers compensation is one of the largest classes of insurance in Australia. Our Fundamentals courses are for employers new to workers compensation or those wishing to improve their workers compensation knowledge.

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Return to work

Getting workers to remain at, or return to work, as soon as possible after an injury is the goal for all businesses. Allianz offers a range of Return to Work related courses from essential skills through to advanced training.

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Specialty courses

Not all workers compensation claims are the same. Depending on the circumstances and the injuries sustained, there are different ways to achieve optimum outcomes. Our specialty courses will help you to effectively manage a number of more complex workers compensation issues.

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