One of the benefits of being a member of the CWU is that the union can negotiate favourable terms on many valuable products and services.

Insurance at ‘mates rates’

The CWU has organised an exclusive ‘mates rates’ deal with insurance company Ausinsure to provide CWU members with insurances at competitive prices, including:

  • Public/products liability
  • Income protection
  • Personal accident and sickness – cheaper rates, only 7 days waiting period and NO INCREASE WITH AGE
  • Tools of trade
  • Motor vehicle

Flexible arrangements are available so that you can pay how it suits you – weekly, fortnightly, monthly.

You can find detail on some of these insurances below. For specific, up-to-date detail on each of these insurances, go to

Public/products liability – protect yourself

Are you a contractor in the communication or postal industry? The CEPU has arranged special insurances for you, through AusInsure:

  • Sum Insured $10,000,000 (can be increased as required)
  • Excess $250 ($500.00 underground services)
  • Extensions include;
  • Goods in Care, Custody or Control $100,000
  • Underground
  • Principals indemnity

For more information phone 1300 724 436 or check Ausinsure’s online CWU insurance.

Income protection – in case something happens to you

What would happen to your family if something happened to you? Give you and them peace of mind with income protection insurance through the CWU’s arrangement with AusInsure.

This insurance gives you:

  • Weekly benefit up to 85% of gross income (maximum $2000 per week)
  • Accidental Death or Disablement payment of $75,000
  • Benefit period up to 104 weeks
  • Excess period 7 days (28 days if it’s football related)

Additional benefits available include:

  • Rehabilitation
  • Funeral Expense (Accidental death)
  • Modification of house or motor vehicle if totally disabled by accident
  • Indexation of benefits.

The application form is simple and easy to complete.

For more information phone 1300 724 436 or check Ausinsure’s online CWU insurance.

Tools of trade

How would you manage if something happened to your tools?

Through AusInsure, the CWU has arranged excellent value cover on tools and equipment whilst contained in a locked vehicle or in locked premises.

  • Sum insured $10,000
  • Limit $2,500 on unspecified pieces of equipment
  • Limit $1,000 on GPS equipment
  • Excess $250.

For more information phone 1300 724 436 or check Ausinsure’s online CWU insurance.

Motor vehicle insurance

Need cover on your work vehicle?

Get access to competitive premiums on your work vehicle arranged with a local Australian insurer.

For further information including premium please phone the CWU dedicated number 1300 606 608 or check Ausinsure’s online CWU insurance


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