Statewide Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd is a proudly West Australian owned company, formed in 1970. As WA’s oldest privately owned insurance brokerage, Statewide maintains an exclusive position in the Australian Insurance Industry, and holds great regard as a highly respected General Insurance Brokerage.
We are a Full Service General Insurance Broker, and as a foundation member of Steadfast Group Ltd, we have placement capability with over 100 Australian and International Insurance Companies and Underwriting Agencies. We are able to transact insurance on an International, National and State level, as well as serving the local business community and individuals.
Statewide provides qualified and industry trained insurance staff, with over 250 years of combined expertise in insurance, accounting, finance, management and administrative services. With over 40 years of insurance broking experience behind us, we are committed to providing our clients with the very best in Insurance services.
Our mission is to provide an expert and exceptional service, acting for our clients in the provision of insurance advice, placement and broking.
Statewide Insurance History
Statewide Life Insurance Brokers and General Agency Pty Ltd is formed on December 21st 1970, with a registered office at 4 Cunningham St, Applecross.
First AGM held for Statewide Life Insurance Brokers & General Agency Pty Ltd at ME Vivian and Associates, Victoria Ave, Perth.
Our current Chairman assumes Directorship, and the company name is changed to our current name of Statewide Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd on March 31 1976. Registered office was moved to Kearns Crescent, Applecross.
Statewide launches Poultry Farm Insurance Division, in association with WA Broiler Growers Association and Egg Bird Industry.
Statewide moves premises to Clive St, West Perth, and incorporates life insurance division Supalife Ltd.
Statewide acquires Worldwide Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd.
Statewide moves premises to Wellington St, West Perth.
Statewide launches specialist ChildCare and Community Insurance offerings.
Statewide launches specialist Curtains and Blinds Industry Insurance scheme.
Statewide moves premises to 78 Mill Point Road, South Perth, where we remain today.
Statewide acquires Sullivan, Stone, Purslowe Insurance Brokers.
Statewide incorporates Statewide Financial Group Pty Ltd, as the life insurance division of Statewide Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd.
Statewide joins as a foundation member of Steadfast Group. Our Chairman is appointed Western Australian Director of Steadfast, where he serves for the period 2000-2010.
Statewide acquires West Australian Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd.
Statewide launches SCV/Limousine Insurance scheme.
Financial Services Reform is implemented across the Australian Financial Services Industry, and Statewide acquires our AFS Licence 231 311.
Statewide launches Prinsep Finance, our premium funding division for ‘pay by the month’ insurance premiums.
Statewide launches specialist niche products SalonCover.com.au and Construction Insurance Services.
Statewide acquires Churchill Insurance Brokers and Vintage Insurance Brokers.
Steadfast floats in May 2013 as an ASX 200 listed company.
Website rebranding from statewideib.net.au and swib.com.au, to our new website at statewideinsurance.com.au.
Australia’s Top 10 Brokerages Award Winner 2016
Our Brands and Specialty Products
Please visit Specialty Schemes to learn more about the niche products we provide.
We are excited to be involved with Steadfast Group Ltd, who listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in May 2014. As a foundation member of Steadfast, we have always taken a very active position in the group, and continue to support today. We look forward to growing with Steadfast.
We look forward to the introduction of new insurance products and industry tools, which enable a broader coverage for our clients. As general insurance brokers, we cover all aspects of insurance, and will continue to do so while adopting the latest technological advancements. We currently utilise broker placement and pricing tools, such as Ebix/Winbeat, Sunrise Exchange, Steadfast Virtual Underwriter, LMI Group Insurance Comparison Tools, and look forward to implementing online binding for our range of niche products.
We intend expanding our niche range of products to better serve specific industries. This will involve negotiation with insurers on more flexible pricing, increased coverage, specific industry requirements and specialist claims assistance.
And finally, we look forward to the growth of our clientele and the evolution of their businesses. It is with great pleasure that we are able to assist a new business succeed through its early years, to be part of a start up achieving major growth, to help an existing business undergo successful growth, or to watch a retired owner pass on to the family.
We are privileged to feel some part of this growth and business expansion, and will continue to do our best to manage the risk and insurance aspects for our clients as they achieve business success.