Porter Davis

The below information is for homeowners insured with VMIA who are building with Porter Davis. To check if you're insured with VMIA, please refer to your certificate of insurance. if you are not insured by VMIA, we will not be able to assist you. We suggest that you instead contact the liquidator to discuss your options.

Media queries for VMIA: Please contact Anthony Smeaton, Head of Communications on a.smeaton@vmia.vic.gov.au / Ph: 0404 544 101

What’s happened?

  • The Porter Davis Group of companies went into liquidation on Friday, 31 March 2023. You can submit a claim via the DBI claims portal
  • Said Jahani, Cameron Crichton and Matthew james Byrne of Grant Thornton Australia have been appointed as the liquidators - they will be running an information session for creditors, which includes homeowners, on Tuesday, 3 April 2023.
  • VMIA will also be holding information sessions for consumers. Further details about these sessions will be provided on this website.
  • Impacted homeowners can also contact our dedicated email address: pdhclaims@vmia.vic.gov.au or phone 1300 363 424.


How do I make a claim? Visit our help centre to find all the information on how to make a claim. Our video on checking the status of your claim in the DBI portal can be viewed here.

How do I do a property search? To obtain  information about domestic building insurance which has been issued for a particular property since 1 July 2015 visit here.