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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.

Alliance Assurance

Derwent and Tamar Insurance

Royal Insurance

London Assurance

Vero History

With origins dating back to 1833, Vero has quite a history!

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