ArchiTeam is a not for profit cooperative representing over 700 small, medium, and emerging Australian architectural practices.
We are run by the members, for the members.
Our mission is to provide benefits of co-operation to our members, by utilising our combined voices, we are able to support our members in their work and professional learning and raise the profile of our industry. Read more about us.
Are you looking for competitive architects Professional Indemnity insurance?
Under the ArchiTeam Cooperative master policy, which complies with the Architects Insurance Ministerial order, we can help you cut insurance costs, but not the cover.
We understand that as small business owners you are pressed for time and want value for money. That’s why our brokers at AustBrokers Countrywide are able to facilitate our members access to a group insurance policy offering architects Professional Indemnity and Public Liability insurance.
Professional Indemnity $5 million any one claim with $25 million in aggregate for all participating members
Public Liability $20 million unlimited in the aggregate
Legal defense costs provided in addition to the limit of indemnity
Unlimited Retroactive cover (covers past architectural services undertaken prior to this policy)
Run-off cover available for retiring members
Policy excess is costs exclusive and only required to be paid if the insured judged liable or chooses to settle for damages.
Members are provided with a full copy of the PI & PL Insurance policies (incl. exclusions) upon request. firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer: Please make sure you have read and understood the policy wording.
Once accepted as an Insurance Member, under the Rules of ArchiTeam Co-operative Ltd (2016) following completion and acceptance of the Insurance Application Form via the ArchiTeam website, and making payment of the insurance premiums, ArchiTeam undertakes that it will notify an Insurance Member if the insurance cover will not apply for the period represented or is, or is likely to be, canceled or not renewed (insurance availability).
Only current ArchiTeam members can apply to join the Group Insurance Policies once their application has been approved by the Brokers.
Any questions regarding the policies can be directed to the ABCountrywide Broker Vincent Rizzuto 1800 245 123
Professional Indemnity insured with Allianz Australia Limited
Public and Products Liability insured with Pacific Indemnity Underwriting Solutions (Underwritten by Zurich Australian Insurance Limited).
Internal claims managers are all qualified solicitors, and panel lawyers representing the insured are top tier legal firms
Full Civil Liability policy extending to breach of professional duty including but not limited to a breach of intellectual property and breach of privacy.
Contract reviews available, with respect to insurance coverage concerns.
Please make sure you have read and understood the policy wording.
To gain some insight into how the group insurance policy works, we recommend you watch this video
In 2019 ArchiTeam hosted an information night on the Group Insurance Policies, where ABCountrywide Director Greg Hansen and Broker Vincent Rizzuto spoke about the Group Insurance Policies and answered specific questions from the members. To watch this session, please click here
*ArchiTeam is registered as a co-operative under the Co-operatives Act 1996 (Vic). Please note that ArchiTeam Co-operative Limited does not hold an Australian Financial Services License and members should consider obtaining their own financial product advice about insurances from a person who is able to give such advice under an Australian Financial Services License. ArchiTeam does not provide financial advice to members. All insurance products and advice on the ArchiTeam Group Insurance policies are provided by Aust Brokers Countrywide.
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