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

17 October 2023

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

Australian Unity’s Group Managing Director, Rohan Mead said the referendum has been a long process and at times an uncomfortable conversation for our community.

“As a company, Australian Unity supported the Yes vote from the beginning of the campaign, recognising the large number of dedicated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees across our Group—including the dedicated Aboriginal Home Health business—and the role our predecessor organisations had in drafting the original Australian Constitution,” Mr Mead said.

“Australian Unity will continue to work on delivering on our Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) through real and meaningful initiatives.

“I look forward to an Australia that can embrace warm-hearted and ongoing actions to advance reconciliation in the future.”

Building on its first RAP, Australian Unity’s Stretch-level RAP seeks to: have a year-on-year increase the Group’s employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; create a culture that supports diversity and inclusion; and to contribute to the economic empowerment and prosperity of Indigenous businesses and communities.

Read more about Australian Unity’s RAP and initiatives at australianunity.com.au/reconciliation

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About Australian Unity
Established in 1840, Australian Unity is a member-owned wellbeing company with more than 385,000 members and more than 700,000 customers. Our range of health, wealth and care products and services provides member, customer and community value that is supportive of personal and community wellbeing.

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