Seniors Life Insurance

At Australian Seniors, we believe that life is your masterpiece. Like everything valuable, it’s worth protecting. That’s why Seniors Life Insurance lets you apply for life insurance up to the age of 79, so it’s almost never too late to look out for the things you’ve worked hard for.  

You can choose up to $200,000 in cover to protect you and your family. The money can go towards whatever you or your family may need, such as medical and living expenses, or even sudden funeral costs.  

Plus, you don’t need to have any uncomfortable medicals or blood tests to apply. All you need to do is answer eight questions about your medical history and then decide on a cover amount that works for you and your loved ones. It’s that easy, so get started today.

DARE magazine

As a valued Australian Seniors customer, when you take out Seniors Life Insurance, you’ll receive ongoing complimentary issues of DARE magazine. Learn more and view the applicable T&Cs.

Life Insurance Code of Practice

Life Insurance Code of Practice

We proudly comply with the Life Insurance Code of Practice, so you can be sure you’ll receive the highest standard of service with the Australian Seniors team.

Benefits of choosing Seniors Life Insurance

A flexible cover amount that suits you 

Choose how much you or your family could receive if you pass away or become terminally ill. You can set a benefit amount from $10,000 up to $200,000.

Cover for when you need it most

We know that the older you get, the more you have to protect, so Seniors Life Insurance allows you to apply from age 45 up to 79.

Immediate cover

Once your policy is set up, you’ll be covered straight away for death and for terminal illness.

Easy to apply with no medicals

Simply answer eight questions about your medical history over the phone. Once approved, you can get covered in minutes.

20% advance payout to cover funeral costs

When your family makes a claim, 20% of the benefit amount may be paid in advance, so they won’t have to worry about the cost of your funeral or other immediate expenses while the claim is assessed.

Triple payout for accidental death

Your family’s benefit amount will be tripled up to $600,000 if you pass away from an accident, helping with any last-minute expenses they might face.

Non-smokers can enjoy lower starting premiums

You’ll have lower starting premiums if you’re a non-smoker.

Your own Australia-based personal claims specialist

If you or your family need to make a claim, we’ll assign one of our local claims specialists to look after everything. No need to explain things to multiple people.

Things you should know

  • Suicide is excluded for the first 13 months.
  • This policy expires at age 85, regardless of what age your cover started.
  • Terminal illness with diagnosis of 24 months or less to live.

Trusted cover for when you need it most

Essential Life Insurance information


Life insurance is a lump-sum payment that you or your family receive if you pass away or become terminally ill. It’s one way of making sure that your loved ones won’t have to worry about financial troubles when you’re gone.

As we get older, our insurance needs change too. That means it’s important to know about the different types of life insurance products available and which one works best for your situation.

Life insurance pays out a lump-sum benefit to your family when you pass away or become terminally ill. The process usually starts by getting approved by an insurer and then setting your benefit amount.

Here is a brief overview of what you should consider at each age bracket when setting a suitable benefit amount.

There is no set price for life insurance as each policy is tailored by you to your specific needs and circumstances. Learn how your premiums are calculated.

Life insurance can benefit you and your family when the unexpected happens by acting as a financial buffer for any immediate bills if you were to pass away or suffer from a terminal illness, which can be of growing concern for all of us as we get older. 

Here’s a brief overview of the tax implications you should consider around life insurance and other related products, especially as you get older.

Life insurance covers death by any cause (although suicide is usually excluded for a set period of time) or if you were to suffer a terminal illness where the doctor advises that you have 12 months or less to live.

The process of buying insurance will be different depending on whether you choose to do it yourself or go through a broker or advisor. Here are some things to keep in mind about each method.

Life insurance in Australia can be split into three main categories. This will help you understand what is meant by each and which type of policy may be right for you.

Why Australian Seniors

You and your family need insurance that delivers real value. With Australian Seniors, you get just that and more. 

Peace of mind

Enjoy the confidence of knowing that your policy is backed by world-leading underwriters.

Award-winning insurance

We’ve got years of experience, helping you to protect your family and assets with award-winning products and award-winning service.

Dedicated to seniors

We believe insurance should meet your needs, not someone else’s. That’s why we focus on providing the best possible cover for Australians over 50.

Backed by experience

We’ve been doing what we love for years, just like you. Put yourself in good hands with Australian Seniors.

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Life Insurance Frequently Asked Questions

What does life insurance cover?

Life insurance generally covers you for death or a terminal illness. Some policies may also cover other events such as disabilities or serious illnesses, but these are usually added as optional extras.

Does Seniors Life Insurance cover accidental death?

Yes, while your policy is active, Seniors Life Insurance covers you for death caused by accidents, and pays your loved ones triple your benefit amount, up to $600,000.

Depending on your personal circumstance, this may be a way to make sure your loved ones are financially protected if the worst was to happen. This can be even more important to offer you peace of mind as you get older.

Do Seniors Life Insurance policies cover funeral costs?

There are no restrictions on how you or your family can use a life insurance payout, so the money can go towards a funeral, estate legal fees, ongoing living costs, and more. With Seniors Life Insurance, your family may get 20% of the benefit amount in advance when a claim is made (subject to approval), so they can cover immediate funeral expenses while the rest of the claim is being assessed.

Does Seniors Life Insurance require a blood test?

No, you don’t need to have any blood tests or medical exams to apply for Seniors Life Insurance.

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To find out more about Seniors Life Insurance, call us now on 1300 050 510 from Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm. You can also request a call-back at a time that suits you.