VWA Insurance

Public and Product Liability Insurance – A scheme for woodworkers and other craft workers.

Full Membership

The VWA category of “Full Membership: 2024 Insurance Plan (Half Year)” provides the following insurance coverage service to members as an additional and inclusive benefit. The Policy covers the registered member.

Full Membership: 24/04 Insurance PlanDetails
Membership Fee$150.00*
Valid Period01/02/2024 – 30/08/2024 at 4:00pm
Public Liability$20,000,000
Product Liability$20,000,000
Tenants Liability$20,000,000
Property in Physical & Legal control$250,000
Excess$1000
Includes: VWA Membership fee

* The insurance fees are non refundable

Extent of Cover:
Australia wide (including sales overseas, except USA and Canada)

Underwriters: Berkley Insurance Australia, APRA Authorised Insurance Company. ABN: 53126559706

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Our current policy covers

  1. Woodworkers and other craftworkers who sell their products, including those who sell at craft markets and online
  2. Those who teach their craft to groups of 10 or less
  3. Those who demonstrate or exhibit their craft
  4. The registered member plus volunteers under supervision

It should be noted that this scheme does NOT cover Personal Injury to the member, or Professional Indemnity Insurance.

It is also NOT intended for:

  • Distributors selling a product produced by third parties
  • Manufacturing businesses, trades persons or contractors
  • For those with more than two people assisting
  • Sellers of food products or fresh produce
  • Makers of sit-on, climb-on or ride-on toys
  • Makers of knives, blades, weaponry and the like (except cutlery)
  • Use or sale of cosmetics, skin care products or the like, and body painting
  • Sale of imported or wholesale products
  • Sale of any other products not craft related
  • Installation of products when this involves alteration of, or mechanical fastening to, existing structures
  • Note: The above list is not exhaustive
For more information about membership and insurance application contact:

Meg Allan
Membership Secretary
Victorian Woodworkers Association Inc.
2650 Mansfield-Whitfield Rd,
Tolmie VIC 3723


For insurance information and advice contact:

Consolidated Insurance Agencies
332 South Road
Hampton East VIC 3188

AFSL 245584
ABN 50 006 524 081

1300 446 787

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Victorian Woodworkers Association Inc (VWA) does not hold an Australian Financial Services Licence, but as a Group Purchasing Body has engaged CIA – Consolidated Insurance Agencies Pty. Ltd. (AFS License No 245584) o arrange Group or Master Liability Policies for its members. VWA does not receive any form of remuneration (including commission) or other benefits that are reasonably attributable to the group purchasing activity.

Contact Us

Victorian Woodworkers Association (VWA)
Postal Address

42 Courtney St,
North Melbourne, VIC 3051

VWA Wood Design Centre and Workshop

5 Tyrone St,
North Melbourne, VIC 3051
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