Timber & Building Materials

For over 30 years, Gow-Gates has worked closely with the Australian timber and building materials industry. As a result of our experience, we are proud to be the appointed insurance adviser to various industry associations, such as the Timber & Building Materials Association (TABMA).

During this time, we have built a solid understanding of the risks particular to the industry. We design, implement and service risk management and insurance programs for small and large businesses, which include a diverse variety of suppliers and manufacturers.

Our programs meet our clients’ specific needs and objectives, including in these core areas:

  • Property damage covers – what extra costs need to be included in the sub-limits
  • Business interruption options – common mistakes to avoid in calculations
  • Public & Product liability covers – are all your activities covered?
  • Management Liability – have you seen recent claims for industry members?
  • Motor fleet – expert advice and free claims management
  • Goods in transit – import, export Australia-wide
  • Workers compensation advice
  • Trade Credit insurance
  • Risk management advice
  • Business expenses and keyman insurance

Specific expertise

  • Timber merchants
  • Saw mills
  • Hardware stores