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$100 million private hospital set for Melbourne's booming west

17 Jun 2020 - Construction is expected to commence on Sunshine's first private hospital early next year.

Australian Unity - Investments appoints portfolio manager for new strategic healthcare initiative

11 May 2020 - Australian Unity has appointed Victor Windeyer to lead the development of a new and innovative healthcare investment focused initiative in its funds management business.

North Blackburn Shopping Centre Redevelopment commences

08 May 2020 - Construction commenced yesterday on stage one of the much-anticipated ~$60 million re-development of North Blackburn Shopping Centre.

Australian Unity welcomes the introduction of virtual witnessing of Wills

30 Apr 2020 - Australian Unity Trustees welcomes the Queensland and NSW State Government’s move to allow video conferencing technology for the signing and witnessing of Wills and other documents, but said confusion remains on the precise meaning of the term ‘virtual’.

Australian Unity Property sells 200 Victoria St Carlton for $72 million

30 Apr 2020 - Australian Unity’s Diversified Property Fund (DPF) has finalised the sale of its office property at 200 Victoria Street, Carlton, Victoria for $72 million.

Australian Unity raises $39 million for disability housing fund

15 Apr 2020 - Australian Unity has closed the first round capital raising for its recently launched Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Fund.

Australian Unity postpones premium increase

30 Mar 2020 - To help reduce the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its customers, Australian Unity has postponed all private health insurance premium increases scheduled for 1 April 2020.

Embracing the future & celebrating our shared past

05 Feb 2020 - Australian Unity has once again hosted the annual Australia Day Breakfast celebrating the milestones that have built the character of our nation. Read more here.

Healthcare Property Trust raises capital

20 Jan 2020 - Australian Unity raises $291 million to fund Healthcare Property Trust’s development pipeline and new acquisitions

Australian Unity announces bushfire relief package

09 Jan 2020 - Member-owned wellbeing company Australian Unity has announced a range of measures to assist its employees, members, customers and communities affected by the country’s devastating bushfires.

Reducing social media screen time these holidays

09 Dec 2019 - Tips to help you reduce your social media usage and overall screen time that can help improve overall wellbeing.

Advocating for Australia on IDPWD

03 Dec 2019 - International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD) is a unique occasion to recognise and celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of people living with disability.

Helping Australians save for life’s big milestones

31 Oct 2019 - While mortgage owners are benefiting from Australia’s record-low interest rates, savers are feeling the pinch.

Australian Unity investors vote overwhelmingly in favour of property funds merger

29 Oct 2019 - Investors in Australian Unity’s Diversified Property Fund and Retail Property Fund have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposal to merge the two funds to create a circa. $537 million diversified commercial property fund.  

Don't rush your tax return

25 Jul 2019 - A surge in Australians racing to file their 2019 tax returns has prompted experts to urge taxpayers to take their time to ensure they don’t miss out on maximising their returns.

Aged care career opportunity for Aboriginal people

19 Jul 2019 - Australian Unity will give 14 Aboriginal people an opportunity to pursue a career in the aged care sector through an innovative pre-employment pathway.

Election win to trigger last minute EOFY philanthropy

13 Jun 2019 - The Coalition election win has left many Australians feeling wealthier due to the ‘wealth effect’, despite there being no real change in their true financial situation.  This is likely to lead to an increase in charitable giving, adding further to the usual end of financial year rush, says Emma Sakellaris, executive general manager of Australian Unity Trustees. 

Statement on NDIS services

31 May 2019 - Following a review of its Home & Disability Services, Australian Unity will progressively and carefully scale down the provision of NDIS funded services over the next 12 months in all locations, but will retain a sizeable footprint in metropolitan Sydney.

Australian Unity named in Australia’s most trusted brands

21 May 2019 - Health Wealth and Living company Australian Unity was named one of Australia's Most Trusted Brands in the annual Reader's Digest awards announced in Sydney on 1 May 2109.

Research finds financial advice brings benefits beyond the dollar

14 May 2019 - Research conducted by the University of Adelaide and Australian Unity has revealed that investors who pay for financial advice reported a greater level of calm about their financial situation, compared to those who no longer receive financial advice.