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McLardy McShane began in 2007 when Don McLardy and Mike McShane merged their respective insurance businesses. The two set out to create something new and different. 

They brought together a group of likeminded people who share values, do business passionately and with integrity and give back to the community.

Get your insurance and financial services from a business that believes in putting people before profits. We have industry leading expertise delivering market leading solutions and exceptional service.

Our story


More than 10 years on, McLardy McShane has developed a foundation and reputation as an award-winning organisation that is braver and bolder than our competitors. We believe in our motto – expect more from insurance, and we want our people, clients and suppliers to expect and receive more from us. 

Our people

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“We have had the pleasure of partnering with McLardy McShane for all our insurance needs for many years now and have always found their professionalism and ability to understand our individual needs very reassuring. We have found the renewal process very client focused and would have no hesitation in recommending McLardy McShane to any organisation that wants a personalised and tailored approach to their insurance needs.”

– Andrew Cooper, General Manager, Portsea Golf Club

Our services

It’s more than just our motto, it’s how we do business. Why use an insurance broker? You’ll get the right solution from a trusted advisor.

What’s the attraction to McLardy McShane?

Are you looking to be part of something that’s about more than just surviving and being resilient? We’re proud to be an organisation that is fun, flexible, forward thinking and growing fast. Come and find out why great people are joining McLardy McShane. We don’t have a set model – we prefer building something around you and your specific needs. 

Whether you’re looking for the right place to be an authorised representative (at one of the fastest growing networks in Australia), joint venture partner, an employee of the award-winning Group or you just have a great business idea and you need the right people to help you make it happen, we want to speak to you. If you’re looking for a partner who is different, provides the backing you need to effectively run your business or do your job, works hard but has some fun along the way, look no further! 

McLardy McShane was built on innovation and trusted relationships. We’re proud of the foundation and reputation that we’re building of being braver and bolder than our competitors. We have a very adaptive model which helps us create unique, win-win partnerships – and quickly.

Latest news & insights

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Managing your transport risk across the Chain of Responsibility

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Our story (well, the short version at least)

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McLardy McShane Thomas branch in Horsham proud to sponsor local athletes

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Health & Safety in a post-COVID world

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McLardy McShane 2021 Branch & JV Managers Meeting

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