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Australia Post Home & Contents Insurance

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Fire
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Theft or burglary
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Flood
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Storm
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Building cover
Contents cover

Mozo editorial review Australia Post Home & Contents Insurance - last updated: 26 July 2021

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What's hot
  • Cover for extreme weather
  • Temporary accommodation up to 24 months
  • Optional extra - 30% underinsurance safety net
What's not
  • Does not cover landscaping, trees, plants or shrubs
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With Australia Post’s combined home building and contents insurance, both your home and belongings will be covered in case of fire, theft, extreme weather (including flooding) and natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis. Plus, if you’re worried about underinsurance, there’s even the option to add a 30% underinsurance safety net to your policy.

New customers will also receive a 10% discount on their first year's premium when they purchase Australia Post Home, Contents or Landlords insurance online. A further 10% discount is also available when you purchase a combined Home and Contents insurance policy, which will continue for the life of your policy (terms and conditions apply).

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Key features

If you’re looking for a policy that covers both your home and the belongings inside it, you might want to check out this offering from Australia Post. With this home and contents insurance policy you’ll be covered for fire (includes bushfire), theft, storms, flooding, earthquakes, water damage and glass breakage.

The policy provides up to $30 million worth of legal liability and limited cover for a range of items that may be lying around your home. This includes up to $2,500 per item for jewellery and watches, up to $20,000 per item for artwork, rugs and antiques and up to $800 for cash, vouchers, coupons and gift cards.

Some standard features of the policy include emergency temporary repairs, temporary accommodation cover and cover for temporary storage of contents. For this, Australia Post will cover the reasonable costs to carry out emergency repairs. Temporary accommodation costs will apply if your home is unliveable and is currently being rebuilt. Accommodation will be covered for up to 24 months, or up to 20% of your building’s sum insured (whichever is less).

There are also a few optional extras to choose from, if you want to increase your cover. These include an underinsurance safety guard of up to 30%. If you opt for this and it is discovered that your home was insured for less than the cost to rebuild it, Australia Post will pay up to 30% more than the original sum insured. You can also choose to add portable contents cover to your policy, this can cover items such as bicycles, jewellery and mobile phones.

One final thing to note is that as with any insurance policy there are exclusions. For instance, this policy does not cover landscaping, trees, plants or shrubs. You also won’t be covered for any business stock kept in your home.

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Who is it good for

This policy would be suited for someone looking to get insurance for both their home and the contents inside it. It might also be a good option for anyone who is worried about underinsurance, as underinsurance protection is available as an optional extra.

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Any catches

Be mindful that there are limits to cover provided for individual items. With this in mind it is always recommended to read the full PDS before signing up to an insurance plan.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 19 October 2021. Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Policy and service features

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Optional Extra - Up to 30% of building sum insured

Yes

$100

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n/a

20% online discount

Yes

Yes

Optional Extra

Up to $30,000,000

n/a

n/a

Events

Optional Extra

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes, up to 10 years old

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Buildings

Yes

Up to $2,000

Yes - pathways

Yes

Contents

Up to $800

No

Up to $1,000

Up to $1,000

No

Yes

Yes

Up to $20,000 per item, set or pair

Up to $2,500 per item, set or pair

Up to $800

Up to $800

No

Optional Extra

Up to $5,000

No

Yes

Other cover

No

No

Up to $2,500

Up to 24 months, up to 20% of sum insured combined with temporary accommodation for pets

Up to 20% of sum insured, or up to 24 months from time of incident. Combined with temporary accommodation.

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Up to 60 days for contents

Yes

*Terms, conditions, exclusions, limits and sub-limits may apply to any of the insurance products shown on the Mozo website. These terms, conditions, exclusions, limits and sub-limits could affect the level of benefits and cover available under any of the insurance products shown on the Mozo website. Please refer to the relevant Product Disclosure Statement and the Target Market Determination on the provider's website for further information before making any decisions about an insurance product.

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