Partners for the Long Haul

Ramair story video

In 1988 Andrew Mason bought his first aircraft to start Ramair Flying Services. but when drought dried up business in Mildura, they diversified to include joy flights, fire spotting, charter flights, and student training. QBE has been supporting Ramair since they first took flight, watch their amazing story now.

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Past stories

Lamattina's story

Lamattina's story video

Since 1991 Rocky Lamattina & Sons Pty Ltd have been growing, processing, and supplying carrots for Australia. We've been protecting this Australian family business for 14 years, providing cover for everything from their impressive fleet of road trains, to the farm and business itself, which includes an incredible world class advanced production facility, which has to be seen to be believed.

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Sam's story (part 2)

Sam's story video

Having overcome a lengthy rehabilitation after the fall that left her paralysed, Sam was struggling with her loss of independence. Determined not to lose her passion for life, Sam found solace in an unlikely companion named Penguin and a sport which began as a hobby. The story of courage and commitment that followed is a true inspiration.

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Sam's story (part 1)

Sam's story video

Growing up on Sydney’s northern beaches, Sam led an active life with a passion for surfing, mountain biking and soccer. Nothing could prepare her young family for what would happen during their holiday in Thailand.

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Rockhampton story

Rockhampton story video

After Cyclone Marcia hit Rockhampton, local brokerage Regional Insurance Brokers was inundated with claims. To ensure they could respond to their customers’ needs as quickly as possible, we developed a solution to streamline the claims process and make their job easier during this difficult time.

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Academy story

Academy story video

The QBE Sydney Swans Academy is a ground-breaking training and development AFL program established in 2010. The Academy aims to bridge the talent gap between NSW and traditional AFL states such as Victoria and South Australia. Find out how the academy develops young talent, hear about its success stories and understand the commitment it takes to become a professional AFL player.

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Kate & Mark's story

Kate & Mark’s story

Round 23 of the 2015 AFL season was a memorable day for the Sydney Swans as they beat the Gold Coast Suns. Even more so for Kate and Mark, long-time supporters of the Swans, as they made the ultimate commitment to each other on the same ground they watched their team win countless games. Kate and Mark were picked from over 200 entries for the 'Ultimate commitment made possible by QBE' competition to be celebrated on the hallowed turf of the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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Judy's story

Judy's video

Since her husband's death and now dealing with her own health issues, Judy became unable to maintain her once-glorious 1500 square metre garden at her home, she has owned for nearly 60 years.Judy had tried to hire overgrown-garden specialists, however she says they “just disappeared after a little while of trying to do it.” It was too much for them, and it was certainly too much for Judy. When The QBE Foundation heard about this, we made a commitment to make it possible for her and her dogs Benji and Betsy to enjoy natural light in their garden once again.

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Slim's story

Slim's video

Slim has lived a remarkable life. He served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) during WWII, watched the first man land on the moon, was alive when the Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened and after a long career in real estate built his sturdy house in Tasmania over 30 years ago. At 90 years of age Slim has lost 99% of his eyesight, so after a 20 tonne tree tore through his home during a wild storm, QBE was 100% committed to rebuilding it just how he remembered.

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Darren's story

Darren's video

Darren's passion for the water is clear, from his involvement with various boating associations around Australia to government maritime bodies but perhaps most notably through his ownership of Empire Marinas located at Bobbin Head, New South Wales. Unfortunately, on Saturday July 21st this all came crashing down when a blaze destroyed his marina, QBE made a commitment to Darren he would be back in business in time for summer, find out how we made this possible.

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Made possible

We are in the business of managing risk. We understand risk, and in an increasingly volatile world, we believe our ability to manage risk makes it possible for things to happen.

Our ability to satisfy our customers' risk management needs is at the heart of what we do. We will do all we can to find a way to say 'yes' and turn your business opportunities and possibilities into reality. Our aim is to make your vision a reality.