On 1 January 2007, Don McLardy & Associates Pty Ltd and McShane Business Services Pty Ltd combined their general insurance broking businesses to form McLardy McShane & Associates Pty Ltd.

McLardy McShane, at that point, was one of the largest Authorised Representatives of Insurance Advisernet Australia Pty Ltd (IAA).

In late 2009, notice was given to terminate that arrangement to enable McLardy McShane to set out to become an insurance brokerage in its own right.

A new company, Empire Insurance Services Pty Ltd was then established which holds a current Australian Financial Services Licence.

Empire is owned in exactly the same interests as McLardy McShane & Associates.

On commencement of Empire trading, McLardy McShane became the first Corporate Authorised Representative of Empire.

The McLardy McShane Group was further complemented in 2008 when the Life, Risk and Corporate Superannuation business of Onelife Pty Ltd was purchased to commence McLardy McShane Financial Services Pty Ltd.

This enabled us to offer our clients a comprehensive range of products and services including Life Insurance, Income Protection, Key Person Cover and Personal & Corporate Superannuation advice.

With offices in Richmond, Albury, Bendigo, Kerang, the Mornington Peninsula, Shepparton, South Gippsland, Swan Hill and Warnambool – our experienced staff are ready to help you take the hassle out of organising your insurances wherever you are located.

Our clients range from small to large commercial businesses and our role is to ensure all your business assets are adequately protected. We believe in total client protection and also like to look after our clients personal assets.

Today the McLardy McShane Group generates over $45,000,000 in premiums through its employee and AR network of nearly 60 like minded insurance professionals, holds an Australian Financial Services License and is a member of Steadfast, Australia’s largest insurance broking network.

Respected as one of Victoria’s leading general insurance brokers, our directors use the combined knowledge and skills developed from over 80 years in the insurance business.

The core values of providing professional advice, building personal relationships, giving back to the community and having fun continue to be fundamental to how we grow the business.