Specialist Insurance for Heritage & Historic Buildings

Comprehensive Heritage Property Insurance, for Peace of Mind

Ansvar provides specialist insurance and risk solutions designed to protect Heritage and Historic buildings. Australia is fortunate enough to have a range of wonderful Heritage and Historic buildings reflecting a valuable architectural snapshot from times gone by. Preserving such treasured Heritage and Historic buildings is essential so that our children and future generations can experience and appreciate the architectural artistry of the past.

At Ansvar, we understand Heritage and Historic buildings have quite unique risks and appreciate the need for specific requirements including reinstatement should a loss occur, the security risks involved, fire protection hazards and providing a safe environment. Ansvar’s Heritage Insurance Policy has been designed specifically to protect your client buildings and includes covering property damage, loss of revenue following an insured event, loss of money, burglary, extra cost of reinstatement, replacement of glass and importantly replacing stained glass and leadlight.

We also have a dedicated risk team who can ensure your clients understand any risk improvements required to help prevent and avoid potential future losses from occurring.



What insurance risks are heritage properties commonly exposed to?

It goes without saying that insuring a heritage-listed property and its contents against theft or damage is crucial, but there are countless other risks that aren’t always as obvious, such as:

Business Interruption

Equipment Breakdown

Reputational Risk

Loss of Licence

Legal Expenses

Group Travel Incidents

Trustee & Management Liability

Employers’ Liability

Public Liability

Hirers’ Liability

Professional Indemnity

Loss of Money

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Comprehensive risk engineering services including drone technology to conduct aerial roof inspections on large buildings such as historic houses, theatres and museums. Ansvar Risk details how our risk engineering services can help you make informed decisions.

Tailored insurance and risk management solutions for historic buildings in Australia

With every heritage-listed property presenting different risks and challenges for its inhabitants or managers to navigate, it only makes sense that Ansvar’s heritage building insurance packages are versatile enough to cater for each client’s individual needs.

When you contact us regarding your organisation’s specific heritage property insurance needs, our specialist team will work closely with you to develop a bespoke insurance package that’s tailored to your unique requirements.

In addition to comprehensive insurance cover, Ansvar provides our heritage clients with a variety of tools and resources for risk management.

Common risks in the Heritage sector include


The insurance packages we provide for heritage-listed properties include:

General Public & Product Liability Insurance: This protects you in the event of a personal injury or property damage claims from a third party.

Volunteers Personal Accident Insurance (complements our General Public & Product Liability Insurance Policy): This cover compensates volunteers who suffer an injury while providing services on your organisation’s behalf.

Heritage Buildings Insurance – Heritage Special Risks Insurance Policy: A specifically designed policy that protects your property (includes property damage, loss of revenue following an insured event, loss of money, burglary, extra cost of reinstatement and replacement of glass including replacing stained glass and headlight).

Heritage Insurance Products

At Ansvar, we will provide you with the right insurance solutions to protect you, your staff, visitors, valuable relics and property.
Click on the link below for details on each of the products listed.
Heritage Insurance
General Public
and Products

Speak to an Ansvar professional today

To discuss how Ansvar can help you protect yourself and your assets with comprehensive heritage building insurance, please contact us and we’ll be happy to assist. We also provide bespoke insurance solutions for organisations and individuals working in the care, community, education and faith sectors.

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