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Risk & Assurance

Travel Insurance

NOTE: Due to the Australian Government travel bans noted on the Global (International) Travel Restrictions side tab, Curtin's Travel Insurance now has restrictions specifically related to COVID-19, and until the travel bans are lifted cover will be impacted.


Curtin University provides comprehensive Travel Insurance for approved Curtin travel, whether you are travelling within Australia domestically, or internationally. Through our membership with International SOS, you will also have access to 24 hour expert advice and assistance, during your journey. 

A detailed summary of the cover is provided in the Travel Insurance Brochure. This brochure is issued as a matter of information only, it does not amend, extend or alter the coverage afforded by the insurance policy. It is provided as a summary only of the cover provided, should you have further queries in respect of the insurance policy, please contact Risk & Assurance. 

Pre-existing Medical Conditions

You can access the Fitness to Travel Medical Template here for provision with your travel approval in TOP should you have a recognised pre-existing medical condition per the definition contained in the Travel Insurance Brochure.

Private Travel Insurance

For all Curtin approved travel, the Private Travel Insurance allowance will cover a maximum of two (2) days of incidental private travel, when taken in conjunction with Curtin approved travel. 

If your private travel exceeds the two day allowance, it is your responsibility to source and fund, any personal insurance you may need.

To assist with this, Curtin maintains a private travel insurance offering available to Curtin Staff/Students with Chubb Insurance, which includes a 10% discount from the standard rates. This provides Private Travel Insurance, for annual multi-trip or single trips, and will cover trips that do not originate in Australia, but which are attached to Curtin approved travel.

Purchase this offering through the Chubb Private Travel Insurance portal.

Note: There is no obligation on Curtin Staff/Students to use this offering, however should you choose to do so, please note that terms, conditions, limits and exclusions apply to each type of cover. You must decide whether or not it is appropriate, in light of your own circumstances, and ensure you obtain and consider the Product Disclosure Statement for the policy before you make any decision to purchase it.