The Diocese maintains a Travel Insurance policy for clergy and lay staff undertaking ministry and work related travel. This is a blanket policy provided on the basis that advice of travel is provided prior to departure.


The policy provides cover for the following people and meeting the following criteria:


To declare a trip and ensure coverage under the policy, please complete the online form here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel to dangerous locations?

Cover extends to following countries; Afghanistan, Chad, Chechnya, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Israel, Somalia, Sudan, and in the event that War or Civil War breaks out in one of these, cover is extended for the first forty-eight (48) hours of the War or Civil War breaking out, after which time all cover with respect to War or Civil War will cease.

Am I covered for a pre-existing medical condition?

Amongst other limitations, cover is generally excluded:

Making a Claim

Overseas Emergency Assistance

To access Overseas Emergency Assistance, please call the insurer directly on 61 2 8907 5995

Emergency Assistance may include one or more of the following services but only if they are considered necessary and organised by the insurer’s Emergency Assistance service:

All Other Claims (Non-Emergencies)

  1. Where there has been loss or theft/burglary of luggage, personal effects, travel documents, laptop computers, money and credit cards, report the loss to the local police or responsible officer of any airline or vessel on which you are travelling. A copy of the police report or the airline’s acknowledgment and their reply for compensation must be retained and forwarded with the claim.
  2. Contact Ministry & Parish Support with a short covering summary outlining brief circumstances of the claim and attach additional supporting documentation such as:

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Talk with one of our Ministry Support team at 08 8305 9359 or email