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Australian Unity named in AFR Sustainability Leader list for third consecutive year

Australian Unity has been recognised as one of the Australian Financial Review’s (AFR) Sustainability Leaders for the third consecutive year. This accolade acknowledges Australian Unity’s $50 million wellbeing-based sustainability-linked loan (SLL) with Westpac Bank.

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Australian Unity’s sustainable cash and fixed interest manager Altius Asset Management to be acquired by Australian Ethical

Australian Unity’s Wealth & Capital Markets platform (W&CM) announced today it will sell its circa. $2 billion sustainable cash and fixed interest manager, Altius Asset Management (Altius) to Australian Ethical (ASX: AEF).

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Australian Unity appoints Darren Dawson as General Manager, Social Infrastructure Funds

Australian Unity has appointed experienced sustainable finance and ethical investment executive, Darren Dawson, as its General Manager, Social Infrastructure Funds.

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Perennial Partners to take over management of Australian Unity’s Future of Healthcare Fund

Perennial Partners (Perennial) and Australian Unity Funds Management Limited (AUFM) are pleased to announce that they have entered into agreements to transfer the investment management rights of the Australian Unity Future of Healthcare Fund (Fund) to Perennial.

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Australian Unity named Roy Morgan’s private health insurer of the year

Australian Unity has been named winner of the Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Award for Private Health Insurer of the Year (Retail) 2023.

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Australian Unity completes myHomecare acquisition

Health, Wealth and Care group Australian Unity today completed the acquisition of the myHomecare Group (MHC).

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$5 billion Platypus Asset Management appoints Jelena Stevanovic as new Chief Executive Officer

Leading Australian equities fund manager, Platypus Asset Management (Platypus), has appointed Jelena Stevanovic as its CEO following the retirement of Gary Adamson.

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Brisbane’s STARS becomes nation’s first hospital with 5 Star Green Star Performance rating

Herston Quarter’s 182 bed Surgical Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) has become the first hospital in Australia to receive a 5 Star Green Star Performance rating by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) for Australian excellence in building operations.

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Australian Unity and ASA strike agreement to transfer management of Diversified Property Fund

Australian Unity Limited (AUL) has today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell 100 per cent of its shareholding in Australian Unity Property Limited (AUPL), which includes the transfer of management rights for the ~$520 million Diversified Property Fund (DPF) of which AUPL is the responsible entity, to specialist Australian real estate investment manager ASA Real Estate Partners Pty Ltd (ASA) with effect from 30 June 2024 (Fund Transition).

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Australian Unity agrees to buy myHomecare

Health, wealth and care group Australian Unity announced today that, in accordance with its strategic ambitions to accelerate the growth of its Home Health portfolio, it has entered into an agreement to purchase the myHomecare Group (MHC) from the shareholders of Enrich Health Group Pty Ltd.

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Construction commences on $70 million 177-bed aged care facility in Melbourne’s Outer East

Health and aged care property investor Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust, in partnership with aged care operator Infinite Care, today announce that construction on a new 177-bed, six storey aged care home is underway in the outer Melbourne suburb of Knoxfield, Victoria.

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Australian Unity wins initiative of the year at Environmental Finance’s international IMPACT Awards 2023

Australian Unity has been awarded Impact initiative of the year – Oceania at the Environmental Finance’s IMPACT Awards 2023 for its Sustainability-Linked Loan, developed in conjunction with Westpac.

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Australian Unity appoints Kirstin Follows as Executive General Manager - Trustees

Wellbeing company, Australian Unity has appointed Kirstin Follows as Executive General Manager - Trustees within its Wealth & Capital Markets platform.

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Australian Unity launches diabetes health care pilot for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Australian Unity is pleased to announce a partnership between its Aboriginal Home Health business, joint venture Ramsay Connect and University of Queensland to deliver a two-year pilot health care model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living with type 2 diabetes in northern New South Wales, commencing in April 2024.

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Australian Unity Bank announces interest rate changes

Following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) decision to increase the official cash rate by 0.25 per cent on Tuesday 7 November, Australian Unity Bank has announced changes to its home loan interest rates.

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Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust strengthens capital management strategy with inaugural A$275m issue of A$ Medium Term Notes

Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust (AUHPT) has successfully completed its inaugural issuance of senior, unsecured, six-year fixed rate A$ Medium Term Notes (A$MTN) to raise a total of A$275 million.

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Australian Unity enters transaction with Fortnum and AZ NGA-owned Nestworth to transfer Advice business

Member-owned wellbeing company Australian Unity has entered into a transaction and tripartite alliance with Australian Financial Services Licensee, Fortnum Private Wealth (Fortnum), and AZ NGA-owned professional advisory firm, Nestworth Financial Strategists (Nestworth) for the sale of its financial advice (Advice) business.

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Australian Unity continues reconciliation commitment to contributing real and meaningful change to First Nations peoples and communities

Australian Unity remains active in our reconciliation efforts despite the No outcome at the Voice to Parliament referendum.

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Australian Unity delivers $1.76 billion in social impact, secures $50 million Sustainability-Linked Loan with Westpac

Wellbeing company Australian Unity today released its third impact report, Our Impact 2023, detailing its performance against environment, social and governance (ESG) criteria. This includes a social impact total of $1.76 billion for the 2023 financial year—an increase from $1.63 billion in the previous year.

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Australian Unity announces further deferral of health insurance premium increases

In its full year results, wellbeing company Australian Unity announced it will further defer the 2023 premium increase for its private health insurance members until 1 April 2024.

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