UK based Alliance Assurance office is established in Australia, writing one of the country's first ever life assurance policies.
Derwent & Tamar Insurance is established in Tasmania as Australia's first insurance company.
Royal Insurance opens its first agency in Adelaide, followed by Melbourne (1849), and Sydney (1850).
London Assurance opens with simultaneous appointments of agents in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hobart and Launceston.
The Sun Insurance Office commences operations as an agency in Melbourne.
Sun Alliance Insurance formed from the merger of Sun Insurance with Alliance Assurance.
Royal Insurance acquires the merged London & Lancashire and Derwent & Tamar Group bringing into the Group Australia's oldest insurance company.
Sun Alliance merges with London Assurance.
The Prudential Cornhill Insurance Company of Australia Limited is incorporated in NSW.
SunAlliance acquires the Phoenix Group (Century, Prudential and Cornhill).
Australian Alliance Insurance is established as a separate company to service the insurance needs of older Australians throughits brand Australian Pensioners Insurance Agency.
Royal Insurance & Sun Alliance Insurance merge in Australia to form Royal & Sun Alliance.
The general insurance business of Royal Insurance is purchased in New Zealand. This included the SIS brand and a 50% share in International Marine.
General insurance portfolio of Commercial Union acquired. The deal includes the balance of shares in International Marine.
The group purchases Connelly Temple in Australia.
Purchase of Aviation Office of Australia.
Purchase of Booker Aviation.
Acquisition of 50.5% of the shares in Australian Surety Corporation Pty Limited (ASC) and its wholly owned subsidiary New Zealand Surety Corporation Limited (trading as AP Surety).
Launch of new Vero Affinity business unit.
Purchase of Australian Pacific Underwriting Agency (APUA) Pty Limited a specialist professional indemnity underwriting business.
Suncorp announces that the GIO brand will represent their Workers Compensation portfolio.
Vero becomes the Co-major sponsor of the Brisbane Lions AFL club in December 2012. Vero's partnership with the Lions is aimed at increasing brand awareness.
Vero launches the SME Insurance Index, a ground breaking new study into the behaviours and attitudes of SMEs towards insurance and insurance brokers.
Vero celebrates origins that go back 180 years in Australia.
As part of the Suncorp Group, Vero shares in the General Insurance Company of the Year award from the Australian Banking and Finance Insurance Awards, and was a finalist in the ANZIIF claims provider of the year.
Vero celebrates the 10th anniversary of the RM Advancer Awards
Vero launches the Business Success Hub
With origins dating back to 1833, Vero has quite a history!