Smart Business Insurance
Level 11, 484 St Kilda Road Melbourne, VIC3004
$ Phone: 1300 542 573

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What is Dry Hire Insurance?

In Australia, dry hire insurance means cover for the hire of plant, machinery and equipment without any accompanying operators or staff.

Dry Hire Rental Agreement*

To obtain dry hire insurance you will need to have a Dry Hire Rental Agreement in place that is acceptable to the underwriters and insurers.

The rental agreement for hire of plant and equipment will need to cover items such as:

  • the parties to the rental agreement
  • hire dates
  • hire terms and conditions
  • warranties, indemnities and liability
  • insurance
  • loss, damage or breakdown
  • jurisdiction
  • title, severance, and repossession
  • definitions and interpretations
  • cost and payment terms
  • schedule of goods
If you have any questions regarding Dry Hire insurance requirements of your Property, Plant and Equipment, including your Dry Hire Agreement, one of our friendly insurance brokers may be happy to assist you on 1300 542 573 or

What types of Property, Plant & Dry Hire Equipment may be covered?

If you value quick turnaround and cover at an affordable price we may be able to help you with your Property, Plant and /or Heavy Machinery dry hire insurance needs in Australia.

We are here to help you find suitable Dry Hire Insurance

It's the details that make the different with Dry Hire Insurance for Property, Plant and Equipment and we are passionate about obtaining appropriate insurance protection for small business owners.

And you'll have us in your corner if you need to claim.

We can even arrange monthly payments if you want to preserve your cash flow.

Dry Hire Insurance quote

We talk to small business owners, all over Australia; including many looking for Dry Hire Insurance every working day.

Please call 1300 542 573 or email if you want an affordable quote on suitable dry hire insurance from a SMART broker who is there to help you.

1300 542 573

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Business Hours:

Monday – Friday 8.45 am - 6.00 pm AEST

*Important: Cover may be available subject to meeting insurers underwriting criteria. Some of the covers listed may or may not be available or may have limitations or exclusions. Cover inclusions vary significantly from insurer to insurer. DO NOT rely upon the above. Check your policy schedule carefully for inclusions and exclusions and limitations .Talk to a SMART business insurance broker on 1300 542 573 for more information.