Direct Life Insurance Awards

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Direct Life Insurance continues to have an important role helping Australians find the right protection for them. Strategic Insight has undertaken independent holistic research underpinning the Direct Life Insurance Awards that recognise achievements in the industry over the last year. The pinnacle of this research is the Strategic Insight - Direct Life Insurance Awards!

Guest Speakers

Rob Carlton has been a professional actor since he was 14 years old. A recognised face in Australia in both comedy and drama and Silver Logie-winner his credits span TV, film and theatre. Rob's most recent breakout role was that of Kerry Packer in the Paper Giants franchise, for which he was nominated for an Australian Academy Award on top of winning the Silver Logie. Clever and funny with fantastic improvisation skills.

Justin Hamilton has carved out an incredibly successful career as a stand up comedian and writer while maintaining his unique voice within the Australian Comedy scene. This year, Justin not only continued his live stand up career, but appeared in the Librarians as the recurring character Biscuit. A regular guest on television and radio has seen Justin expand his popularity and following.

Live Music

George Washingmachine has had a vast and varied career in the entertainment business, as a musician, actor and comedian, appearing at all the major jazz and arts festivals in Australia.

Previous Events


  • Date: Thursday 18th October, 2018

  • Time: 5:30pm - 10pm

  • Venue: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Quayside Room, 140 George Street, The Rocks, Sydney NSW. Entrance is on Circular Quay West.


  • Arrival drinks, three-course dinner, networking opportunities and Awards Presentation.

  • George Washingmachine Trio Live

  • Guest speakers discuss the secrets to modern life in a light and frivolous debate.

Award Categories

  1. Overall Excellence - Life Company

  2. Innovation

  3. Customer Service

  4. Life Company Product Awards: Term, TPD, Trauma, Trauma Rider, Income Protection, Funeral Cover (Level & Stepped), Bundled Products.

  5. Marketer Product Awards: Term Life, Trauma, Income Protection

  6. Overall Excellence - Marketer