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Policy overview

Professional indemnity provides cover for your organisation for an alleged breach of its professional duties.

If your organisation provides advice, specialised knowledge or expertise of any kind, then you may be held liable for an error or omission. This may result in costly legal expenses if you are sued.

Who’s covered?

  • Your department or agency, its directors, officers and employees.

What’s covered?

Financial losses suffered by third parties as a result of:

  • A breach of professional duty
  • An act, error or omission
  • Misleading or deceptive conduct
  • Libel, slander or defamation.

This is a brief overview of policy features only. Please refer to policy wording below for full details of cover and exclusions.

Policy documents

General Government

2016-2017 Professional Indemnity Policy [PDF, 115KB]

Health Sector

2016-2017 Professional Indemnity Policy [PDF, 103KB]

More information

For more information about these policies or any insurance matter email contact@vmia.vic.gov.au to contact our Insurance Team.

Page last updated: 19 April 2017