Performers and Entertainers Public Liability Insurance

Why Aon?

Servicing the insurance needs of over 15,000 in the Entertainment industry, Aon understand your risks. Designed for individual performers and entertainers, our cost-competitive Public Liability insurance covers against a variety of risks including injury to the public/audience. This insurance is also endorsed for members of key associations including APRA AMCOS.

Key Cover Features:

  • 12 months cover, no matter the time of year you buy or renew our insurance.
  • Free tutoring and workshops cover.
  • Free professional liability as part of the policy.
  • Certificate of Currency within minutes, not days^.
  • Venue hire: cover when you stage a show/rehearsal/workshop with up to a 300 audience.

We've got all the essentials covered

Which Performers are covered?

With many kinds of performing arts, your needs will be different, so that’s why we offer 2 categories of cover:

Category 1: $120 (includes tuition and workshops)
Actors/Acting, Astrologers, Baton Twirling, Bingo Callers, Bubble Blowing, Caricatures, Cartoonists, Characters, Costumed Characters, Comedians, Comperes, Escape Artists, Hula Hoopists, Impersonators, Magicians, Marching, Marriage Celebrants, Master of Ceremonies (MC's), Mime, Models, Poets, Promotional Boy/Girl, Public Speakers, Puppetry, Race Callers, Spruikers, Statues, Stilt Walkers, Storytellers, Theatre Performers, Trivia Hosts, TV Presenters, Unicyclist/Trick Cyclist
Category 2: $120* (includes tuition and workshops)
Acrobats, Aerial Performers, Balloon Sculpting, Burlesque Artist, Clairvoyant, Clowns, Dancers, Disc Jockey (DJs), Video DJs, Face & Body Painters, Juggling - Non-dangerous goods e.g. balls, Karaoke, Musicians/Singers, Pavement Artists, Physical Theatre, Plate Spinning, Roller Skating, Tarot Card Reader, Temporary Tattooist

Not one of these? We also cover for Bands and Performing Groups, Music & Singing Teachers and circus groups (see dropdown below).

*APRA or WAM members receive a further discount, bringing the price to just $115 when applying for the Category 2 performers policy.

Are you a Circus School/Group/Organisation?

Aon can also cover the Public Liability and Professional Liability needs of circus groups and schools. Whether you do acrobatics, aerials or even silks, we have a policy suitable for your needs, plus we automatically include tuition cover so that you can easily share your expertise with upcoming performers. For more info, feel free to call our dedicated Entertainment Team on 1800 806 584.

Worldwide cover

If you’re travelling and performing abroad, we can cover you worldwide (excluding USA and Canada). Call us for more information.

Public Liability insurance

This will cover you where claims are made against you by a third party for injury or damage to their property at any premise from which you work.

For instance, when performing in a public place, it’s very important that you have the right level of public liability cover in case a member of the public is injured. We offer cover up to as much as $20 million.

Professional Liability

This is included as part of your policy, free of charge. It covers you for any claims made against you that have come specifically as a result of professional advice you’ve given.

OPTIONAL: Insurance covers

Equipment/Instrument Insurance

Are you a musician, DJ or individual involved in theatre productions and using performance equipment and instruments? We offer a separate insurance policy for your equipment which insures it in storage, when you leave home and even when you’re performing. What’s more, this cover applies worldwide.

What equipment is covered?

  • Sound & Lighting
  • Audio-visual
  • Musical
  • Entertainment


Musicians Personal Accident  

Supported by our partners APRA AMCOS, Australian Music Association, Music Australia and Folk Alliance Australia, Aon has developed a much-needed product to fill a gap in the industry for musicians, the Musicians Support Policy.

An affordable cover range, our Muso Support Policy is tailored for individual musicians and singers and its purpose is to support you for lost income following accidental injury, illness, permanent disability or death.  You’ll be covered worldwide, 24/7, so this means whether you’re on stage, travelling to and from a gig/work or even in a local takeaway shop.

Got a question? Our dedicated Entertainment Team is available by phone or email Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm AEST.
    ^Wait period for a certificate may differ, if you’re purchasing at the end of month. However if your purchase at this time is urgent, simply contact our team on 1800 806 584 so that we can issue your certificate in time for your next performance.

    Performers Insurance is arranged by Aon Risk Services Australia Limited ABN 17 000 434 720, AFSL 241141 as agent for the insurer, SLE Worldwide Australia PTY Ltd, ABN 15 066 698 575, AFSL 237268, who act on behalf of Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s. If you purchase this insurance, we will receive a commission that is a percentage of the premium. Further information can be provided upon request.

    The information contained on this website is general in nature and should not be relied on as advice (personal or otherwise) because your personal needs, objectives and financial situation have not been considered. So before deciding whether a particular product is right for you, please contact the Entertainment team on 1800 806 584 for a copy of the policy terms.

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