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  • Member enquiries

    The Member Services team is available Monday – Friday, 8am – 7pm AET (Australian Eastern Time).

    Medico-legal advice is available 24/7, after hours and on weekends in emergencies.

    You can also fill out an online enquiry form and we'll get back to you at a time that suits you.

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  • Get a quote

    Would you like to know more about the benefits of joining Avant? Speak with one of our new membership team on 1800 128 268 or schedule a callback at your convenience.

    For a quick quote you can use our online quote form or contact a Business Development Manager in your state.


  • ACT State Office

    Suite 418, Level 4, 15 Moore Street, Canberra ACT 2601
    Telephone: 02 6169 4106 | Fax 03 8673 5015

    Kimberley Darby 2018
    Kimberley Darby

    Position: Head of State, ACT - Growth
    Email: kimberley.darby@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0466 779 109

    Kimberley has over 14 years experience in the health and medical industry. Based on a consultative approach, Kimberley draws on her extensive practitioner networks and knowledge to support doctors with their personal and practice medical indemnity needs.

    Teresa Warren 2018
    Teresa Warren

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: teresa.warren@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0434 560 666

    Teresa has over 10 years experience working in the insurance industry. Teresa has worked with Avant for over seven years and developed a comprehensive understanding of medical indemnity to assist both doctors and practices with their specific medical insurance needs.

    NSW State Office

    Level 6, Darling Park 3, 201 Sussex Street Sydney NSW 2000
    PO Box 746 Queen Victoria Building NSW 1230
    Telephone: 02 9260 9000 | Fax 02 9261 2921

    Kimberley Darby 2018
    Kimberley Darby

    Position: Head of State, NSW - Growth
    Email: kimberley.darby@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0466 779 109

    Kimberley has over 14 years experience in the health and medical industry. Based on a consultative approach, Kimberley draws on her extensive practitioner networks and knowledge to support doctors with their personal and practice medical indemnity needs.

    Teresa Warren 2018
    Teresa Warren

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: teresa.warren@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0434 560 666

    Teresa has over 10 years experience working in the insurance industry. Teresa has worked with Avant for over seven years and developed a comprehensive understanding of medical indemnity to assist both doctors and practices with their specific medical insurance needs.

    Michael Carbery 2018
    Michael Carbery

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: michael.carbery@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0419 279 286

    Michael has over 5 years’ experience supporting and guiding medical practitioners, both in Australia and the UK. Michael offers his expertise in medical indemnity and medico-legal risk to help doctors with their insurance needs and requirements.

    Sarah Bedford
    Sarah Bedford

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: sarah.bedford@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0437 827 661

    Sarah has over 10 years’ experience working with healthcare practitioners, with a focus primarily on new fellows and consultants. She prides herself on building a strong lasting and relationship with Avant members and customers, to ensure they receive the right insurance cover for them.

    NT State Office

    Contact South Australian State Office
    Level 1, 195 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA 5006
    PO Box 1263, Adelaide SA 5001
    Telephone: 08 7071 9800 | Fax 08 7071 5250

    Tim Hall 2018
    Tim Hall

    Position: Head of State, NT - Growth
    Email: tim.hall@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0435 686 385

    Tim has an extensive background in managerial and business development roles. He has worked with medical defence and health insurance organisations. Tim builds strong relationships with members to support them with their personal and practice medical indemnity needs.

    Michael Lardner 2018
    Michael Lardner

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: michael.lardner@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0449 902 799

    Michael has 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry and has worked at Avant since 2008. He is dedicated to driving a consultative business approach and understands the importance of providing quality service to current and new members.

    QLD State Office

    Level 18, 345 Queen Street Brisbane QLD 4000
    GPO Box 5252, Brisbane QLD 4001
    Telephone: 07 3309 6800 | Fax 07 3309 6850

    Michael Carr 2018
    Michael Carr

    Position: Head of State, QLD - Growth
    Email: michael.carr@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0481 596 388

    Michael is a seasoned financial services professional with vast experience helping others manage and grow their business. He focusses on solutions for business development, growth and risk management. Michael leads a passionate member-centric team in Queensland.

    Nev Donald 2018
    Nev Donald

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: nev.donald@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0481 037 180

    Nev has over 30 years’ experience working in the specialist risk and financial services industry. Nev has an in-depth understanding of the medico-legal services and products needed by medical professionals, particularly Orthopaedic Surgeons, all other specialist categories and their medical practices.

    Tony Friend 2018
    Tony Friend

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: tony.friend@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0427 439 070

    Tony has over 20+ yrs in the Insurance Industry both in Australia and the United States with a specialist knowledge of General Insurance. Tony believes his experience and human relations skills are key when assisting and developing relationships within the medical industry by ensuring they have the right Medical Indemnity Insurance and General Insurance in place to protect themselves.

    Ashleigh Musson 2018
    Ashleigh Musson

    Position: Business Development and Events Specialist
    Email: ashleigh.musson@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0413 087 503

    Ashleigh has extensive experience in the business events industry, having worked for over eight years in local and overseas event and marketing roles. She manages all Queensland events and identifies sponsorship opportunities for Avant in the medical and insurance industries.

    SA State Office

    Level 1, 195 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, SA 5006
    PO Box 1263, Adelaide SA 5001
    Telephone: 08 7071 9800 | Fax 08 7071 5250

    Tim Hall 2018
    Tim Hall

    Position: Head of State, SA - Growth
    Email: tim.hall@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0435 686 385

    Tim has an extensive background in managerial and business development roles. He has worked with medical defence and health insurance organisations. Tim builds strong relationships with members to support them with their personal and practice medical indemnity needs.

    Michael Lardner 2018
    Michael Lardner

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: michael.lardner@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0449 902 799

    Michael has 25 years’ experience in the insurance industry and has worked at Avant since 2008. He is dedicated to driving a consultative business approach and understands the importance of providing quality service to current and new members.

    TAS State Office

    Suite 4, 147 Davey Street, Hobart, TAS 7000
    PO Box 895, Hobart, Tasmania 7001
    Telephone: 03 6223 5400

    Ngaire Burgess 2018
    Ngaire Burgess

    Position: Head of State, TAS - Growth
    Email: ngaire.burgess@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0401 983 231

    Ngaire has 17 years’ experience working with doctors across a diverse range of specialties. She holds a Master's Degree in business and qualifications in risk management. With a friendly approach Ngaire is able to support doctors and medical practices with their indemnity needs.

    VIC State Office

    As of Monday 15 October, 2018, we have moved to:

    Level 36, Melbourne Central Tower
    360 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


    Telephone: 03 9026 5900 | Fax 03 8673 5015

    Peter Ord
    Peter Ord

    Position: Head of State, VIC - Growth
    Email: peter.ord@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0408 548 061

    Peter has over 11 years experience in the health and medical industry. With an extensive background in building and developing teams, Peter prides himself on a customer focused approach.

    Michelle McIntyre 2018
    Michelle McIntyre

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: michelle.mcintyre@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0478 479 974

    Michelle has more than 20 years general insurance experience . Michelle has worked at Avant since 2011 and has used her insurance knowledge to provide doctors with medical indemnity, practice medical indemnity and private health insurance.

    Mikaela McKenzie 2018
    Mikaela McKenzie

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: Mikaela.McKenzie@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0478 338 666

    For the last 5 years Mikaela has been dedicated to assisting and protecting doctors at all career stages. She is the local VIC specialist for general practitioners and specialists, as well as having comprehensive knowledge in private health insurance.

    WA State Office

    Level 1, 91 Havelock Street, West Perth WA 6005
    (corner of Havelock and Wellington Streets)
    PO Box 950, West Perth WA 6872
    Telephone: 08 6189 5700 | Fax 08 6189 5713

    Clare Cole 2018
    Clare Cole

    Position: State Manager WA - Growth
    Email: clare.cole@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0478 486 124

    Clare Cole has over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare industry and over 10 years’ experience in medical indemnity insurance. Clare is dedicated to providing excellent customer service with a consultative approach to business with doctors.

    Deanne Carter 2018
    Deanne Carter

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: deanne.carter@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0428 869 823

    Deanne has over 20 years’ experience working in the both the healthcare and financial services industries. With a comprehensive understanding of medical practitioner’s insurance requirements, she delivers a solution-focused approach to ensure they receive the appropriate personal and practice cover.

    Marcus Robb 2018
    Marcus Robb

    Position: Business Development Manager
    Email: marcus.robb@avant.org.au
    Contact Number: 0422 511 548

    Marcus has more than 8 years’ experience working with medical professionals and during that time has helped doctors start and build their own medical practice. He is passionate about sharing his expertise and his focus is on protecting current and new members, by providing them with quality service.

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