South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance (SEMMA)

AB Phillips is pleased to be the preferred General Insurance and Workers Compensation supplier to members of the South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance (SEMMA).

SEMMA is a peak industry group representing more than 200 leading manufacturers based in South East Melbourne. Almost half of Victoria’s manufactured products are created in the region, contributing strongly to the State’s economy.

SEMMA provides its members with a strong, clear voice, able to participate in the ongoing regional & national debate regarding the critical need for an innovative and sustainable manufacturing community. It is consistently approached by both State and federal politics for its opinion on issues affecting manufacturing.

AB Phillips works closely with the SEMMA to deliver an extensive Risk Management Program including Insurance, Workers Compensation and Human Resource solutions, to manage SEMMA Members’ complete needs.  


We offer SEMMA members a comprehensive Business Insurance program which is tailored specifically to the manufacturing industry including some specifically tailored policy extensions for members.  We ensure member interests are well served as we have the knowledge and expertise to source the best possible cover(s) at the right price.  We also have a team of claims specialists who will work with members in the event of a claim to protect their interests. 

We look at all risks not just insurance.  We consider the implications to business of loss of reputation, damage to brand, changes in technology or government policy. We will work with your members to build a unique Business Resilience Plan that incorporates business continuity, disaster recovery and product failure.


Our Workers Compensation experts can work with SEMMA Members to implement a tailored risk program that delivers real cost savings and results and a safer work environment for you and your employees. AB Phillips Workers Compensation Risk Services offers a comprehensive risk program including:

  • Review Services
  • Injury Management
  • Injury Prevention
  • Policy Placement and Structure (WA, ACT, NT & Tas)

We also provide an advisory service called AdviceLine whereby SEMMA Members can phone or email us to receive professional advice on anything relating to Workers Compensation or OH&S. 
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



AB Phillips is pleased to offer SEMMA members a complimentary Workers Compensation Premium Analysis including a 1-hour consultation and free subscription to our Adviceline.  This offer is valued at over $1000 and has the potential to save your business further thousands of dollars.

As part of your consultation, an AB Phillips Workers Compensation expert will conduct a retrospective review and analysis (past 4 years) of your Workers Compensation program to identify where refunds may be owed or where cost savings and efficiencies can be made.  To express your interest in this offer and have an AB Phillips representative call you please email

If you are a Member of the South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance, find out what AB Phillips can do for your business. 

Call AB Phillips for an obligation free discussion on 1300 242 136. 
For more information on the South East Melbourne Manufacturers Alliance please visit