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Information for Calliden Insurance Limited

Calliden Insurance Limited (Calliden) (ABN 47 004 125 268) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG (Munich Re), part of the Munich Re (Group) of companies which is one of the largest insurance groups in the world.

Calliden is authorised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) to conduct insurance business in Australia under the Australian Insurance Act 1973 (Cth).That Act establishes a system of financial supervision of general insurers in Australia. As an authorised insurer, Calliden is also regulated under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and is the holder of an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFS Licence No. 234438) issued pursuant to that Act. As a holder of an AFS Licence, Calliden is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). Calliden specialises in manufacturing general insurance products for individuals, the SME sector and groups across metro and regional Australia.

Calliden’s contact details are:  

Mail Address: PO Box H35, Australia Square NSW 1215
Tel: 1300 880 037
Fax: 1300 662 215

Claims Enquiries

Tel: 1300 880 037


For more information regarding Calliden’s privacy policy or if you wish to receive a copy of Calliden’s privacy policy, correct your personal information or would like to make a complaint about privacy, please email: or telephone 1300 880 037.

Calliden Insurance Limited (CIL) intends to transfer its general insurance business to a related company, the Australian branch of Great Lakes Insurance SE, which trades as Great Lakes Australia (GLA).  CIL and GLA are part of the Munich Re group of companies.  

This proposed transfer requires the approval of a scheme by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority and the Federal Court of Australia.

If you are a policyholder, a potential beneficiary or have a current claim under a policy issued by CIL that is affected by the proposed transfer then you are not required to take any action before the proposed transfer, or afterwards if the transfer is ultimately approved by the Federal Court of Australia.  However, it is recommended that these persons review the information about the proposed transfer that is contained in the following documents, that can be accessed by clicking on the links, to understand how it will affect their rights and obligations under the policies to be transferred from CIL to GLA:

  1. Notice of Intention
  2. Scheme Summary
  3. Scheme
  4. Actuarial report

If you would like to contact us about the proposed transfer then you may do so:

By email at

By post at: Great Lakes Australia, PO Box H35, Australia Square, New South Wales 1215.

By telephoning Annalise Meurant, Corporate Counsel & Assistant Company Secretary, Munich Re Australia on:
+ 61(2) 9272 2054.

Update on Scheme Federal Court Hearing

The date of Great Lakes Australia’s application to the Federal Court of Australia in Sydney for the scheme to be confirmed has been changed, and will take place on Thursday, 23 March 2017 at 2.15pm.

Scheme to transfer the insurance business of Calliden Insurance Limited to Great Lakes Australia