GIO was established as the Government Insurance Office back in 1927. The company’s initial purposes have always been in the insurance sector. GIO was acquired by the Suncorp Group in 2001. Operating within the Suncorp Group, GIO ranks as the second largest insurance provider in Australia. The Groups other business areas include banking, home and contents and car insurance, investment and superannuation. GIO has an extensive product range in the general insurance field. Their core values revolve around individual customer service and a commitment to building strong customer relationships.