National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA)

NIBA is the peak body of the insurance broking profession in Australia and represents around 360 member firms and more than 2000 individual Qualified Practicing Insurance Brokers (QPIBs) throughout Australia. In total NIBA represents an estimated 90% of all insurance brokers in Australia.

National Insurance Brokers Association 

NIBA’s broker awards represent the pinnacle of achievement and celebrate the best in broking at both state and national level. As part of QBE’s investment into broker development and training, QBE is proud to sponsor the annual Broker of the Year Award, to now be known as the Stephen Ball Memorial Award in honour of the former NIBA President.

Stephen Ball Memorial Award

See the finalists for the 2016 Stephen Bell Memorial Award.

QBE would like to congratulate the 2016 winner of the inaugural Stephen Ball Memorial Award for Insurance Broker of the Year - Dale Hansen, Austbrokers Coast to Coast, QLD.

Read more about the Stephen Ball Memorial Award on the NIBA website.


Learn more about our involvement with NIBA.

We’re also proud to be continuing our focus on fostering insurance talent through NIBA's Student of the Year and Trainee of the Year awards, which we’ve sponsored for a number of years.

The winner of the NIBA Student of the Year is invited to participate our exclusive market leading QBE Equip program. The program has been at the forefront for young insurance broker development. Find out more about the Equip program.

Student of the Year

See who are the NIBA Student of the Year finalists for 2016.

QBE would like to congratulate the 2016 winner of the Student of the Year Award - Maria Parry, Austcover, QLD.

Read more about the Student of the Year award on the NIBA website.

Trainee of the Year

Trainee of the Year winner for 2016.

Read more about the Trainee of the Year award on the NIBA website.