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Important Notice

Landlord Extras customers
Have you lost rental income as your tenant has been financially impacted by COVID-19 and cannot pay their rent? You may be able to claim under your Optional Landlord Extras cover, see the Landlord Extras COVID-19 claims FAQs to learn more.

Rent default cover
We’re not currently offering Landlord Extras cover, which includes cover for loss of rent due to default by tenants, to new or existing Landlord Insurance customers. There may be other insurance options available to suit your requirements; please refer to the Insurance Council of Australia for a list of alternative providers.

All covers include

Damage from flood, storms1, earthquake, lightning, fire1, impact, explosion

Up to $20 million in legal liability for compensation for injuries to visitors and damage to their property 

Automatic safety net in case repair or replacement costs are higher than expected2

Theft3, burglary, malicious acts 

Emergency repairs and protection


Choose from 2 levels of cover

Essential Care
 

Safety Net 

Up to 5% of the sum insured

Removal of debris

Up to 10% of the sum insured

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Cover Limits
  • Artworks: Up to $3,000 in total
  • Televisions, stereos, VCRs, DVD/Blu-ray players and recorders: Up to $3,000 in total

    Other limits and exclusions apply.

 

 

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Quality Care
 

Safety Net  

Up to 10% of the sum insured

Removal of debris

Up to 10% of the sum insured

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Cover Limits
  • Artworks: Up to $10,000 in total
  • Televisions, stereos, VCRs, DVD/Blu-ray players and recorders: No limit
  • Rainwater tanks and solar heating: Up to $3,000 in total
  • Landlord fixtures and fittings: Up to $20,000
  • Replacement of locks and keys: Up to $1,000

    Other limits and exclusions apply.

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Extra Benefits

    ✓ Accidental breakage of glass

    ✓ Electrical motor burnout

Limits and exclusions apply.

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In general, damage or loss caused by wear and tear or failing to maintain your property are not covered under Landlord Building and Contents Insurance. 
Take a look at the Landlord Insurance Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 2MB) for full terms and conditions, including limits and exclusions.

 

Optional Landlord Extras4

Landlord Extras provides cover for the following events, such as:
  • Malicious acts or theft by tenants
  • Loss of rent due to default by tenants (but not for casually let properties). 
    Please note, Landlord Extras may not provide cover if your tenant is unable to pay their rent due to COVID-19 circumstances.
  • Damage caused by pets 


Important information
We’re not currently offering Landlord Extras cover to new or existing Landlord Insurance customers. 


Chance to win a $500 Bunnings gift card


When you take out a new Bank of Melbourne Home Insurance policy;

  • You get a chance to win one of 25 Bunnings gift cards, valued at $500+

  • Offer ends 13 September 2020

Important Information

Before making a decision, please read these documents to ensure you’re aware of all fees and charges.

Contents Calculator

Use the Contents Calculator to get an accurate estimate on what it will cost to replace your belongings. You will receive a downloadable report which is handy to receive an accurate quote.

The Building and Contents calculators available through our websites are intended as a guide only.

Calculate now

Offer & Benefits

Save15% online*

Quote and buy online to save 15% off your annual premium for the first year with promotional code COVER.*

Payment Flexibility

You can pay for your cover monthly or yearly - whatever suits you.^

Simple claims process

24/7 claims support available online and over the phone, we're there for you when you need us. One of our dedicated Australian claims managers will call you back if we have further questions.  

 

The Detail

Cover is subject to your application for insurance being accepted.

Product Disclosure Statements (PDS)

Landlord Insurance Product Disclosure Statement and Supplementary Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 2MB) (applicable to policies issued or renewed on or after 1 July 2019)

Landlord Insurance Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 2MB) (applicable to policies initially issued in the period between 30 June 2018 and 30 June 2019; or renewed in the period between 30 July 2018 and 30 June 2019)

This information does not take your personal objectives, circumstances or needs into account. Read the relevant PDS(s) to see if this insurance is right for you.

View the Retail and Business Banking Financial Services Guide, Credit Guide and Privacy Statement. (PDF 87KB)

^ Premiums payable by instalments may be subject to minor adjustments due to rounding, and financial institution transaction fees may apply.

+ Promotion opens 3 August 2020 at 9am AEST and closes 13 September 2020 at 11.59pm AEST. Entry is open to all residents of Victoria aged 18 years or over. Westpac Group employees are eligible to participate in this Promotion. To enter the promotion, entrants must during the Promotion period: submit an application for a Bank of Melbourne Home Insurance policy, issued by Westpac General Insurance Limited being any of Home and Contents Insurance; Building Insurance; Contents Insurance; Landlord Insurance; or Renters Insurance (each a “Policy”) by either: (1) Visiting www.bankofmelbourne.com.au/personal/insurance/home-insurance and completing and submitting the application online; (2) In person by visiting any Bank of Melbourne branch and completing the application and handing to a Bank of Melbourne branch representative; or (3) Calling the Bank of Melbourne contact centre 13 22 66 and completing the application over the phone. The premium for the Policy must be paid for the year if paying yearly, or the first monthly instalment, if paying monthly, and the two-week Policy cooling off period passed to be an eligible entry and the Policy must be current at the time of the draw. In the event of the Policy having more than one policy holder, the Eligible Entrant will be the first Policy Holder named on the Policy. There are 25 Prizes. Each Prize consists of a Bunnings Gift Card valued at $500. Prize draw will take place at 11am AEDT on 2 October 2020 at 200 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo. Winners notified in writing on 6 October 2020 and their names will be published in The Australian newspaper on 16 October 2020. Download full terms and conditions (PDF 126KB). Promoter is Bank of Melbourne – a Division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 14. Insurance issued by Westpac General Insurance Limited ABN 99 003 719 319 (WGIL) (except workers compensation cover where applicable). Bank of Melbourne distributes the insurance, but does not guarantee the insurance. Bank of Melbourne, a division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233714. Policy terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply. This information does not take your personal objectives, circumstances or needs into account. Please read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 1MB) to see if this insurance is right for you.  (C) Bank of Melbourne

* Quote and buy online to save 15% off your annual premium for the first year with promotional code COVER.

1 Under Essential cover Storm cover excludes damage to gates, fences, and freestanding walls. Fire cover excludes damage caused by smoke where there was no flame at the site

2 Safety net of between 5% and 10% of your sum insured, depending on your type and level of cover.

3 Under Essential cover, theft is only covered if the theft occurs from inside a fully enclosed locked building and only where there is evidence of forced entry. Under Quality cover, theft is covered if the theft occurs from a fully enclosed and lockable building at the site, and for up to $2,000 in the open air.

4 A Landlord Extras claim will only be paid if you’re able to provide certain documents and evidence such as:

  • A written rental agreement
  • A documented booking confirmation (for casually-let properties)
  • Documented property inspection reports.

 The rental agreement should state the term of the lease, the amount of rent and bond payable by the tenant/s.

Landlord Insurance is issued by Westpac General Insurance Limited ABN 99 003 719 319 (except workers compensation cover where applicable). Bank of Melbourne – a Division of Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 (the Bank) distributes the insurance, but does not guarantee the insurance.