Uniting Church Insurance Services

The Uniting Church in Australia Synod of WA has a responsibility for insurance of all property vested in the Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (WA), including their related business activities.

Uniting Church Insurance Services (UCIS) operate within the Uniting Church Centre and is responsible for the negotiation, purchase and management of the insurance programme to protect the assets, earnings and liabilities of the various Agencies, Instrumentalities, Schools and Congregations of the Church. The purchase of insurance on a group basis creates the opportunity to obtain broader and more comprehensive coverage at competitive rates.

UCIS is responsible for the administration of the insurance programme which includes:

  • Day to day general management of the insurance programme;
  • Providing insurance advice to all Agencies, Instrumentalities, Schools and Congregations;
  • Liaison with the Insurance Brokers;
  • Management of the self-insurance fund;
  • Obtaining all necessary underwriting information from the Agencies, Instrumentalities, Schools and Congregations to negotiate renewal of the insurance programme;
  • Management of insurance claims;
  • Allocation of insurance costs to each organisation on a fair and equitable basis;
  • Ensure Underwriters policy wordings are in accordance with our requirements and retain them for safekeeping;
  • Regular contact with all Agencies, Instrumentalities, Schools and Congregations;
  • Issue of Certificates of Currency;
  • Preparation and distribution of Insurance Handbook and Insurance Manuals to all Agencies, Instrumentalities, Schools and Congregations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Claims Procedures

If you have queries or concerns relating to insurance issues or risk management, please feel free to contact us.

Muralee Nair
Insurance and Risk Manager
Uniting Church in Western Australia
85 – 89 Edward Street Perth WA 6000
P: (08) 9260 9832
F: (08) 9328 2731
M: 0416 757 882
E: muralee.nair@wa.uca.org.au

Saumya Tripathi
Insurance and Risk Officer
Uniting Church in Western Australia
85 – 89 Edward Street Perth WA 6000
P: (08) 9260 9831
F: (08) 9328 2731
E:  Saumya.tripathi@wa.uca.org.au