Dawes Motor Underwriter Change

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Dawes Motor Insurance Change of Underwriter


With effect from 1 July 2015 Dawes Underwriting Australia Pty Ltd trading as Dawes Motor Insurance will distribute its policies as an Authorised Representative of Hostsure Underwriting Agency Pty Ltd (‘Hostsure’) on behalf of new insurer, Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC trading as Great Lakes Australia (‘Great Lakes Australia’).

Great Lakes Australia is an authorised Australian insurer, regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (‘APRA’) and is a branch office of Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) PLC, a limited liability company incorporated in England and Wales and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Munich Reinsurance Company, part of the Munich Re Group.

Hostsure is a service focused underwriting agency of specialist insurance products designed for the broker community.

  • Calliden Insurance Limited will cease to act as the underwriter for Dawes policies incepting or renewing on or after 1 July 2015.  Instead, Great Lakes Australia will act as the underwriter and Dawes will continue to distribute these policies under the Dawes brand.
  • There  will be some changes to coverage to all Dawes policies listed below related to exclusions and additional changes in coverage to the Dawes Motor Vehicle Insurance Policy.
  • All contacts for claims, underwriting and accounts remain the same, as well as the quality of service that both you and your clients receive.