A PAA membership now includes Journey Insurance at no extra cost.
As a paid-up Professional Architects Australia member you will be covered by Professional Australia’s Journey Insurance.
The Professionals Australia Journey Insurance policy provides cover for members who suffer injuries while travelling to and from work. Cover is provided when it cannot be claimed under Workers’ Compensation or the Traffic Accidents Act or equivalent.
This service is included at no extra cost as part of your membership fee.
What is included?
The coverage afforded by Professionals Australia’s Journey Insurance policy is applicable while you are travelling directly between the boundaries of your place of residence and place of business for the purposes of starting or ending your day’s work and provided no cover is granted by Workers’ Compensation or the Traffic Accidents Act or equivalent.
Salary Replacement Benefit
If you are unable to work as a result of an injury, you will receive 85% of your weekly wage (as defined in the Policy).
How to make a claim
Professionals Australia Insurance Services, our longstanding insurance provider, will guide you through a very simple claims process. In the event of an accident, please do the following:
- Attend a doctor as cover only applies from the date of the first visit with a qualified medical practitioner.
- Obtain a medical certificate to prove you are absent from work due to the injury.
- Download the claim form here, complete the claim form and return to the office of Professionals Australia Insurance Services.
Policy Conditions & Exclusions
The policy does not provide reimbursement for medical expenses.
The majority of medical expenses will be covered by Medicare and/or private health insurance or a third party insurance if you have sustained your injuries via a motor vehicle accident.