Our heritage in Australia

We entered the Australian insurance market in 2000, Here’s a snapshot of our timeline so far.

1999

Auto & General enters the Australian market to challenge the status quo and provide Australians with affordable, comprehensive and dependable insurance solutions.

2000

Budget Direct launches with Motor insurance and our first policy is sold.

2004

Budget Direct Roadside Assistance product launches to support customers.

2006

Budget Direct Home and Contents insurance launches.

2014

Travel insurance launches.

2017

Our A&G South African call centre opened in Johannesburg to meet our growing customer requirements.

2020, February

We reach one million active A&G Motor policies in Australia. 

2020, June

Motorcycle insurance launches.

2020, November

Pet insurance launches.

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Our global footprint

We combine our local expertise with global experience and industry leading innovation.

The Reef Investment Consortium presently carries on insurance and online comparison related businesses in South Africa, United Kingdom, Australia, Turkey, France, Singapore, China and Thailand.

This global network has approximately 10,000 employees and 50 offices globally. In the Australian business, we have more than 1,700 employees located in offices across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Johannesburg.