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How life insurance works

Financial security for you and your family

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Life insurance can help protect you and your loved ones financially if something unexpected happens.

What life insurance covers

Different life insurance products are designed to protect you from different events that can occur:

What to check before you buy life insurance

Before you buy life insurance, by law an insurer must give you a product disclosure statement (PDS). Check the PDS for:

Also check whether you already have life insurance through your super. Make sure you're not paying for insurance twice.