Terms and Conditions

6 weeks free & no 2 month or optical waiting periods on extras

A. Get 6 weeks free when you join hospital and extras online (14 October – 13 December 2020)

  1. This offer only applies
    1. to people who purchase and commence an Australian Unity hospital and extras cover; and
    2. join (or commence their application) via the Australian Unity website;
    3. between 14 October – 13 December 2020 where the policies purchased have a commencement date between 14 October – 13 December 2020.
      Offer not available via aggregator or comparator call centres/websites.
  2. After complying with paragraph 1 above, and subject to paragraph 3 and 5 below, the purchaser may receive one x 6 weeks free on their combined hospital and extras cover. Limit of one 6 weeks free offer per membership.
  3. Offer only available to new members on new memberships, who have not previously held Australian Unity health insurance within 6 months of joining.
  4. This promotion is not available:
    1. to new members who take out hospital only cover, extras only cover, Overseas Visitors Cover or Overseas Visitors Cover plus extras cover;
    2. to Australian Unity staff; or
    3. via the Australian Unity call centre
    4. via aggregator or comparator call centres/websites.
  5. The 6 weeks free will be applied to the membership after the purchaser has held hospital and extras cover for a minimum period of 60 continuous days and the policy is paid up to date.
    1. Any days where the policy is suspended in accordance with Australian Unity’s COVID-19 Financial Hardship policy will not count towards the 60 continuous days. The purchaser may complete their 60 continuous days after serving such a suspension but the 6 weeks may only be applied by Australian Unity within 12 months of the joining date, not beyond that period.
    2. The 6 weeks free will not be applied on any policies that are in arrears or that are suspended
    3. The 6 weeks free offer is applied to your policy by advancing the date you are paid up to, i.e. moving it forward 6 weeks. The 6 weeks free will be applied to policies within 30 paid days after completing 60 continuous days of paid membership to allow for data and processing time.
  6. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other retail offer or promotion being run by Australian Unity at the same time, except where those retail offers or promotions are clearly expressed or communicated by Australian Unity to constitute or form part of a single offer.
  7. This offer can be withdrawn at any time by Australian Unity. Australian Unity reserves the right to change these offer conditions at any time without notice, and to apply the updated offer conditions to any policies purchased after the time when the conditions were updated.
  8. Australian Unity may request further information from any purchaser at its discretion in order to determine whether the purchaser is eligible for this promotion.

B. Claim immediately - no 2 month or optical waiting periods on extras (14 October – 13 December 2020)

  1. This promotion is only available:
    1. to members who purchase Australian Unity hospital and extras cover;
    2. through either the Australian Unity call centre/website, or aggregator or comparator call centre/website;
    3. join between 14 October – 13 December 2020, where the policies purchased have a commencement date between 14 October – 13 December 2020;
    4. to new members on new memberships (see further condition 2 below).
  2. This promotion is not available:
    1. to new members who purchase extras only cover, hospital only cover, Overseas Visitors Cover or Overseas Visitors Cover plus extras cover;
    2. to Australian Unity staff; or
    3. in conjunction with any other retail offer or promotion being run by Australian Unity at the same time except where those retail offers, or promotions are clearly expressed or communicated by Australian Unity to constitute or form part of a single offer; or
  3. After satisfying condition 1 above, Australian Unity will waive 6-month optical extras waiting periods and all 2-month extras waiting periods required to be served under extras covers which have been purchased as part of this promotion. Unless specified by Australian Unity, all other waiting periods for all products still apply.
  4. This promotion can be withdrawn at any time by Australian Unity. Australian Unity reserves the right to change these offer conditions at any time without notice, and to apply the updated offer conditions to any policies purchased after the time when the conditions were updated.
  5. Australian Unity may request further information from any purchaser at its discretion in order to determine whether the purchaser is eligible for this promotion.