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Have questions about home insurance?

Insurance doesn’t have to be complicated. Explore these quick reads to find the answers. 

What type of insurance do you need for your home?

Wondering what sort of insurance you need for your place…


How much home insurance cover do I need?

When it comes to insurance, many of us undervalue our home… 


What is covered by my home insurance policy?

You want to be sure you can get things back to normal…


Should a landlord get building or contents insurance?

The kind of property you own will help…


Renewing my policy

Renew your policy so your precious home and belongings stay covered...


Check or change my policy

It’s easy to check or change your policy anytime…


Support through your life’s moments

Whether you are moving out, purchasing your first home or considering an investment property, we can help.

How much will it cost to rebuild your home?

Underinsurance is when your insured amount isn’t enough to cover the cost of rebuilding your home. Receive an estimate on the cost to rebuild your home at today’s prices using the Home Building Insurance Calculator.


The Building calculator available through our websites are intended as a guide only.


Things you should know

The information contained in this article is general information only and is not specific to any product.  

It does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs and so you should consider its appropriateness, having regard to your personal objectives, financial situation and needs to these factors before acting on it.

Terms, conditions and exclusions apply to any insurance product. Please read the disclosure documents for your selected product or service, including the Terms and Conditions or Product Disclosure Statement, before deciding.

Cover is subject to your application for insurance being accepted.

Westpac Retail and Business Banking Financial Services Guide, Credit Guide and Privacy Statement (PDF 89KB)

Home and Contents Insurance Product Disclosure Statement (applicable to policies issued or renewed on or after 5 April 2021) (PDF 461KB)

Home and Contents Insurance Product Disclosure Statement and Supplementary Product Disclosure Statement (applicable to policies issued or renewed in the period between 1 July 2019 and 4 April 2021) (PDF 339KB)

View the Home and Contents Insurance Key Fact Sheets.

Home and Contents Insurance is issued by Westpac General Insurance Limited ABN 99 003 719 319 (except workers compensation cover where applicable). Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 distributes the insurance, but does not guarantee the insurance. This information does not take into account your personal circumstances. Read the Product Disclosure Statement to see if this insurance is right for you.