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By doctors, for doctors

Avant is a member-owned organisation founded by a group of doctors in 1893. We are Australia’s largest medical indemnity insurer, protecting over half of all doctors, and offer an extensive range of products and services to support them in their professional and personal lives. 

Our focus is on delivering high-quality insurance products, finance and legal services specifically for doctors as well as solutions for medical practices. This is done in the context of our commitment to a sustainable health system and societal wellbeing. 

Today, Avant represents over 85,000 medical practitioners and students, across every state and territory. No one knows better than us, the unique context and challenges doctors face.

Owned by, and run for, members

Avant is run for its members with any profits reinvested to benefit them and the community. 


Doctors are on, and chair, our board, and are part of our staff, to represent members’ interests, values and priorities.

Lifelong protection and support

Avant’s legacy of steadfastly protecting members’ reputations remains at its core. 


Our members-first philosophy is central to our growing range of products to support doctors through their lives and careers.

A sustainable future

Our financial strength and stability deliver sustainability for members. 


Avant is committed to action in areas that help build a better health system for the benefit of current and future generations.

130 years timeline Avant

Our story

130 years of supporting doctors

A 130 year timeline of our success in supporting more doctors with more of their needs.

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