Hardware and Building Traders

AB Phillips is pleased to be the preferred General Insurance,  Workers Compensation, Human Resources and Financial Services supplier to members of the Hardware and Building Traders (HBT).

HBT is a buying group created for independent timber, hardware, garden and building supplies retailers.

HBT commenced operation in January 1997 with 13 member stores. Since then they have grown consistently and as at August 2016 their members operate over 610 retail stores located throughout all the States and Territories of Australia.

AB Phillips works closely with HBT to deliver an extensive Risk Management Program including Insurance, Workers Compensation, Human Resources and Financial Service solutions to manage HBT Members' complete needs.

We are committed to working with HBT Members to provide exceptional products and services in the following areas:  


We offer HBT Members an exclusive insurance facility that delivers both cost savings AND broader cover with bespoke extensions to meet their needs. Every HBT Member will be treated individually and have an insurance program that tenders to their specific requirements.

Our exclusive insurance facility can include:

  • Property / Industrial Special Risk Insurance
  • Business Interruption Insurance
  • Public and Products Liability Insurance
  • Management Liability Insurance (Directors and Officers)
  • Comprehensive Transit Cover for transportation with loading and unloading
  • Personal insurance for house, car, boat etc.

If you are a HBT Member and would like to know more about this offer click here to register your details>

Workers Compensation

AB Phillips offers HBT Members a subscription to AdviceLine – a phone and email advisory service that connects subscribers with Workers Compensation and Safety & Wellbeing experts when required. AB Phillips can also conduct a no out-of-pocket cost Workers Compensation Premium Review on your business to make sure you are paying the right amount and are complying with legislation.
For more information about AdviceLine or for a free no obligation discussion with one of our professional Workers Compensation specialists, call 1300 242 136 or email us at advice@abphillips.com.au

Human Resources

Flexible HR solutions delivered by experienced HR practitioners. Packages tailored to meet your ongoing or ad-hoc needs.

Financial Services

Access to a range of Financial Services' experts and tailored products to help you get your business and personal finances in order and work towards your goals.

If you are a member of HBT, find out what AB Phillips can do for your business

Call AB Phillips for an obligation free discussion on 1300 242 136 or click here to leave your contact details>

For more information on HBT please visit http://www.hbt.net.au/