Gow-Gates. Putting People First.

For us, business is genuinely personal. We don’t work for shareholders, so we can truly put our clients first.

With experience in a wide range of industries, our advisors understand you, know you and are committed to your success. Talk to us today to find out how you can benefit from our deep insurance knowledge, established industry relationships and outstanding personal service.

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Years of experience


Locally based brokers


Years of partnership with long standing clients

Committed to the highest standards of excellence.

Gow-Gates Insurance Brokers is part of the Gow-Gates Group and is licensed to provide financial product advice and deal in general insurance products.

We are current and active members of Steadfast, NIBA (National Insurance Broker Asociation) and AFCA (Australian Financial Complaints Authority).

ABN 12 000 837 785, AFSL 245432

Our Story

As problem solvers, innovators and independent thinkers, we’ve achieved a lot for our clients over the past 50 years. And we’ve only just begun.

  • 1963

    Gow-Gates was founded. We are now one of the longest operating Australian brokers.

  • 1970

    Arranged the first national sporting schemes (PGA and jockeys).

    Purchased first office in Parramatta.

  • 1978

    Established key relationships with aged care industry. Named a preferred broker for the Voluntary Care Association of NSW & ACT.

  • 1995

    Opened and purchased Sydney CBD office.

  • 2000

    Placed key insurances for the Sydney Olympic torch lighting ceremony.

  • 2001

    Developed the first managed aggregate deductible fund for sport (Australian Rugby Union).

  • 2003

    Organised the insurance for the Rugby World Cup.

  • 2011

    Appointed as brokers to Football Federation Australia.

  • 2015

    Developed a mutual management capability and launched the first Australian discretionary mutual fund for travel agents.

  • 2018

    Opened and purchased ACT office.

  • 2019

    Established one of the largest Australian mutual funds for employment practices liability.

  • 2020

    Developed our own proprietary claims management technology system, “Claims Gateway.” This is used by some of the largest sporting codes.

  • 2021

    Opened Queensland office.

  • 2022

    Opened Victorian office.

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