About
NM Insurance

A leading insurance agency operating across Australia and New Zealand.

NM Insurance Pty Ltd, established in 2005 specialize in the underwriting and delivery of pleasure craft, commercial marine, property, liability, caravan and motorcycle insurance to the Australian and New Zealand market.

NM holds Australian Financial Services License (Ref 227186) to undertake general insurance distribution in the Australian Market.

In New Zealand, NM operates under 100% owned entity Nautilus Marine Underwriting Agency Ltd, trading as NM Insurance New Zealand, company number 3032800 and a registered Financial Service Provider.

A fresh approach

NM holds full binding and claims payment authority with various local insurers, including Lloyds cover holder status in the Australian market. This offers dynamic development and delivery to market, with the backing of APRA regulated insurer partners.

Operationally we have over 70 staff operating from our network of offices across Australia and New Zealand. These staff control full cycle insurance operations, including transactional customer service, underwriting, claims facilitation as well as support services for our business partner network.

Our servicing roles include partner development, sales, back end repair and claims support as well as compliance regulatory requirements to adhere to distribution under our license regime.

NM Insurance provides advocacy and support to the industries we supply to, including representation on various industry boards and working committees, we are supporting of the industries that support us, and offer broad based advice and presentations regularly at management and conference levels.

  • Over 70 staff operating within our network
  • Multiple brands, covering multiple products & services
  • Premium partner development, sales & repairs
  • Specialised underwriting & claims support
  • Established in 2005
  • Senior executive panel with a combined 125 years experience

Complaints & Disputes

At NM Insurance our charter is to provide market leading products with a consistently high level of service, at all times. We do recognise at times misunderstandings and mistakes can happen, or meeting of expectations are not achieved. If this is the case, you may want to let us know or you may wish to make a complaint.

You can refer your feedback or complaint to NM Insurance by calling 1300 780 533 or email us at customerservice@nminsurance.com.au where you will receive a written response to your complaint within 15 business days, unless you agree to a longer timeframe.

What should you do if you are not happy with our response to your complaint?

If you are not satisfied with our response to your complaint you can request the Internal Dispute Resolution Committee (“Committee”) to review the matter. The Committee is made up of Senior Management and Directors of NM Insurance with the experience and authority to decide on matters brought before it.

You can request a review by the Committee by contacting the person who signed your complaint response letter or by contacting:

Internal Dispute Resolution Committee
NM Insurance Pty Ltd
P O Box 6156
North Sydney NSW 2060

To assist the Committee in reviewing your complaint, please provide your reasons for requesting the review. The Committee will provide their decision with reasons within 15 business days.

External dispute resolution services

If you are not satisfied with the decision of the Committee or if we have been unable to resolve your complaint within 45 calendar days of when you first lodged it with us, you may lodge a complaint with the:

Financial Ombudsman Service Australia (FOS) if lodged before 1 November 2018:

Online: www.fos.org.au

Email: info@fos.org.au

Phone: 1800 367 287 (free call)

Mail: Financial Ombudsman Service

Australia, GPO Box 3, Melbourne VIC 3001

Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) if lodged on or after 1 November 2018:

Online: www.afca.org.au

Email: info@afca.org.au

Phone: 1800 931 678 (free call)

Mail: Australian Financial Complaints

Authority, GPO Box 3, Melbourne VIC 3001

FOS and AFCA provide fair and independent financial services complaint resolution that is free to consumers. NM Insurance and insurer partners are obliged to comply with any decision made by FOS and AFCA.

Use of the above schemes does not preclude you from subsequently exercising any legal rights which you may have if you are still unhappy with the outcome. Before doing so, however, we strongly recommend that you obtain independent legal advice.

If your complaint does not fall within the terms of reference of FOS or AFCA, you may exercise any legal rights you have or access any other external dispute resolution options that may be available to you.

Nautilus Marine Insurance is proud to be a member of:

Boating Industry Association

www.bia.org.au

Marina Industries Association

www.marinas.net.au

Underwriting Agencies Council

uac.org.au