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CHU is one of Australia's largest and most awarded insurance underwriting agencies. Awards include back to back winners of the Underwriting Agency of the Year Award 2017 – 2018 and 2021, Insurance Business Australia Underwriting Agency of the Year 2021, Insurance Business Australia Brokers' Pick award winner 2016 – 2021 as well as Excellence in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion in 2019.

CHU created the very first strata plan insurance policy in Australia and started trading in Sydney in 1978. CHU has grown to become one of Australia’s largest strata insurance specialist, arranging insurance for more than 100,000 strata buildings.

CHU specialises in providing comprehensive insurance for strata properties like apartments, units, villas and townhouses.

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CHU is part of the Steadfast Group, a top 200 ASX-listed company with $7 billion in total billings is the largest general insurance broker network and group of underwriting agencies in Australasia.

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CHU protects almost 1 million apartments, units and townhouses across Australia, with almost half a trillion value insured.

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CHU policies are underwritten by QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd, one of Australia’s most secure insurance companies.

More about Awards - CHU are multi-award winners:

ANZIIF - Australian Insurance Industry Awards

The Australian Insurance Industry Awards are a celebration of excellence, professionalism and community across the insurance industry. The awards are the highest accolade a company can achieve.

CHU was awarded Underwriting Agency of the Year, one of the most prestigious awards on offer, in 2021 and also 2017 – 2018. CHU was also awarded Excellence in Workplace Diversity and Inclusion in 2019.

Insurance Business Awards

The Australian Insurance Business Awards define excellence in the Insurance profession, recognising leading companies and individuals for their outstanding achievements over the past 12 months.

CHU was awarded Insurance Business Australia Underwriting Agency of the year 2021 and Brokers' Pick winner 2016 – 2021.

Diversity Council of Australia

CHU proudly became a member of the Diversity Council of Australia in 2019 as part of our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.

CHU granted certification as a Family Inclusive Workplace™

In February 2022, CHU was granted certification as a Family Inclusive Workplace™ by Parents at Work organisation and UNICEF Australia.

The certification follows CHU introducing in July last year a fully flexible hybrid work model open to all staff at every level. The model gives people the choice of where and when they do their best work, whether this be in the office, at home or another location or a combination.