Media release

06 January 2020

MLC Life Insurance announces further premium relief for customers impacted by Australian bushfires

In response to the nation’s worsening bushfire situation, MLC Life Insurance has announced further relief measures for customers facing hardship arising from bushfires across Australia.*

MLC Life Insurance will waive premiums for up to three months for affected retail insurance customers. Customers or their Advisers can contact us at any time from now until the end of February 2020 about the offer and how it applies to them.

David Hackett, CEO of MLC Life Insurance said, “We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of life and devastation caused by the immense scale of bushfires across Australia. By offering this assistance to our customers, MLC Life Insurance wants to support them to ensure that their life insurance cover remains in place, so they can focus on restoring their lives as quickly as possible.”

Advisers with customers in areas impacted by the bushfires are encouraged to contact their MLC Life Insurance Distribution Engagement Manager or call 13 65 22 to apply for the offer. Customers can call 13 65 25.

The premium waiver will be available to existing customers who reside in a bushfire-affected area Australia-wide.

*Relief measures have been in place for our retail customers in New South Wales and Queensland since November and were announced on the 14th November 2019. Relief measures have now expanded to all states and territories across Australia.