Archived Media Releases

24 December 201412 Days of Christmas — Giveaway Winners
11 December 2012nib foundation announces almost $300,000 in funding grants
02 November 2012nib to acquire TOWER Medical Insurance in New Zealand
10 August 2012Support for youth with limb deficiency and their families now available in Victoria
25 July 2012New hope for seriously ill teenagers in Melbourne with launch of Livewire hospital program
24 July 2012nib and UnitedHealthcare International join forces in Australia
20 July 2012e-inclusion kit helps seniors with disabilities get online
19 July 2012nib foundation appoints new Chairman
16 July 2012New hope for seriously ill teenagers in Sydney with launch of Livewire hospital program
02 July 2012$50,000 in Community Grants funding up for grabs from nib foundation
14 June 2012Mater and nib foundation connect refugees to health care
04 June 2012New hope for seriously ill youth in the Hunter with launch of Livewire hospital program
31 May 2012Powerful program creates positive perspective for Cairns residents with spinal cord injuries
31 May 2012New resource designed to break the cycle of family obesity
30 May 2012New program to address youth mental health issues in the Clarence Valley
28 May 2012Powerful program creates positive perspective for Townsville residents with spinal cord injuries
22 May 2012Free Kwinana health clinic celebrates its first birthday
19 May 2012Greg Bird wins nib Reaction Challenge
08 May 2012New program helping young people with autoimmune disease improve their quality of life
18 April 2012Innovative Perth hospital program to go national
10 April 2012Partners in Depression program future secured thanks to continued funding partnership
02 April 2012Healthy start for workers with a disability at Self Help Workplace
28 March 2012nib switches off for Earth Hour
07 March 2012National education program to address mental health issues in high schools
28 February 20122012 price and product changes
27 February 2012Innovative Livewire program transforms hospital experience for seriously ill youth across Australia
22 February 2012Powerful program creates positive perspective for Queenslanders with spinal cord injuries
01 February 2012New drama club to build social skills for teens with Asperger's and Autism
15 December 2011nib extends elite partnership with the Cats
08 December 2011nib embraces the festive season
29 November 2011Mo showdown to mark end of Movember
16 November 2011nib remains one of Australia's fastest growing health funds
08 September 2011HSG sign nib as inaugural major partner
06 September 2011nib launches comprehensive online guide to help plan for the costs of pregnancy
02 June 2011Buddy Bags program extended in Hunter thanks to nib foundation grant
26 May 2011Cystic Fibrosis Outreach Support Service now open in Northern NSW thanks to nib foundation grant
16 May 2011Young Carers program opens in Campbelltown thanks to nib foundation grant
12 May 2011CanTeen and nib foundation provide cancer support for Brisbane youth
04 May 2011Means testing of 30% private health insurance rebate
04 May 2011CanTeen and nib foundation provide cancer support for Melbourne youth
04 May 2011Young Carers program opens in Wagga Wagga thanks to nib foundation grant
15 April 2011CanTeen and nib foundation supporting Hunter youth
29 March 2011Hunter wheelchair rugby league launched thanks to nib foundation
24 March 2011nib foundation welcomes new Executive Officer
07 March 2011nib CEO to get the chop
03 March 2011Young Carers Program opens in Newcastle thanks to nib foundation grant
25 February 20112011 price and product changes
16 February 2011nib welcomes ASIC injunction against Hassle Free Share Sales
08 February 2011Vale Colin Rogers
19 January 2011nib foundation grant to provide free health services to disadvantaged Kwinana community
12 January 2011nib introduces flexible staffing model to help meet customer service needs
08 December 2010nib withdraws $180 million merger proposal
30 November 2010Mos on parade to mark the end of Movember
26 November 2010nib cancels approximately 27 million shares
24 November 2010nib responds to GMHBA media release and calls on GMHBA to put revised offer to members
17 November 2010Industry statistics confirm nib as fastest growing fund
15 November 2010Funding grant to establish perinatal mental health screening in private hospitals
04 November 2010nib foundation announces 2010 community partners
28 October 2010It's time to celebrate the mo
26 October 2010nib foundation grant to establish New South Wales Young Carers program
15 October 2010Report says regional Victoria to recieve $118 million economic boost
06 October 2010$140 million cash proposal for 100% of GMHBA
05 July 2010nib announces acquisition of IMAN
30 June 2010Biggest ever nib Hunter Festival of Sport kicks off this weekend
15 June 2010nib introduces Australia's first mobile phone claiming service
09 June 2010nib secures Stadium naming rights
02 June 2010nib foundation partnership to focus on teenage anti-social behaviour
01 June 2010nib chasing back to back cooking titles
18 May 2010nib announces March quarter policyholder growth
30 April 2010nib urges Australians to keep heart healthy during National Heart Week
20 April 2010Launch of first comprehensive epilepsy support program a big boost for the Hunter
14 April 2010nib CEO behind bars for Time 4 Kids
18 March 2010Education program helping students learn ways to beat the Black Dog
08 March 2010New satellite tracking systems reduce rescue time for Westpac Rescue Helicopter
23 February 2010nib confirms 2010 price and product changes
06 January 2010New nib travel insurance partnership with Mondial Assistance
19 November 2009Time running out for nib foundation 2009/10 National Grants funding offer
06 November 2009nib foundation announces over $500,000 in community funding
02 October 2009Disaster relief donation to assist Mayumarri rebuild after fire
12 August 2009Million-dollar donation to support mental health
03 August 2009Permission Communications secures nib health funds digital account
28 July 2009nib responds to NHHRC report
26 June 2009Health cover deadline looming for people aged 31
26 June 2009nib alerts shareholders of possible unsolicited offer
19 June 2009NSW Origin players visit fans at Erina Fair
04 June 2009nib clarifies relationship with US healthcare company
11 May 2009nib confirms commitment to the Cats
08 May 2009nib responds to proposed rebate changes
02 April 2009nib and NAB announce strategic alliance
24 March 2009Earth Hour every hour at nib
20 March 2009nib foundation 2009 Community Grants funding offer
02 March 2009nib confirms premium and product changes
25 February 2009nib 2009 half year results announcement
25 February 2009nib customers benefit from higher annual limits on selected products
12 February 2009nib pledges its support to the Red Cross Victorian Bushfire Fund
27 November 2008nib relocating headquarters
27 November 2008nib cost base of shares
14 November 2008nib foundation announces $1.5million funding offer
11 November 2008nib launches new product range for over 55's
27 October 2008nib rejects proposal
19 October 2008Prime Minister announces inaugural nib foundation beneficiary
17 October 2008nib updates FY2009 net policyholder growth guidance
17 October 2008nib establishes nib foundation with $25 million donation
26 September 2008nib responds to recent media speculation
25 September 2008nib updates guidance for FY2009 taking into consideration continuing Medicare Levy Surcharge uncertainty
25 September 2008nib analysing business impact following rejection of Medicare Levy Surcharge changes
28 August 2008nib announces 2008 full year results and on-market share buy-back
12 August 2008nib to trial new Sales Centre concept
29 July 2008The Chief makes a difference for Jeans for Genes Day
19 May 2008Estimated impact of proposed Medicare Levy Surcharge changes
13 May 2008nib announces NSW Wizard Blues sponsorship
12 May 2008nib reconfirms guidance for FY08 post Medicare Levy Surcharge change
01 April 2008Company associated with Mr David Tweed makes unsolicited offer
06 March 2008New unsolicited offer
06 March 2008nib premium and product change information
27 February 20082008 half year results
20 February 2008nib launches life insurance
11 February 2008nib opens new look Retail, Dental and Eye Care Centre in Melbourne
04 January 2008Policyholder growth continues for nib
30 November 2007nib appoints new executive manager
23 November 2007nib alerts shareholders of another unsolicited offer
22 November 2007nib alerts shareholders of an unsolicited offer for nib shares
29 October 2007nib confirms Facility Price and Listing Date
18 October 2007nib appoints new Directors
03 October 2007nib encourages staff to support Walk to Work Day
25 September 2007Eligible policyholders offered Pre-Listing Share Sale option
12 September 2007Footy legend come rock star opens nib Retail Centre
23 July 2007Federal Court approves nib demutualisation
19 July 2007nib wins support for demutualisation
18 July 2007PHIAC gives approval for nib to convert to a for profit company
20 June 2007SLSA and nib announce three-year partnership for Coolangatta Gold
08 June 2007Eligible Policyholders and Company Members to vote on proposed demutualisation of nib on 19 July
01 June 2007nib completes sale of Newcastle Private Hospital
30 May 2007nib program helps employees kick the habit
21 March 2007nib to demutualise and list on the Australian Securities Exchange
23 February 2007nib contribution rate change information
14 February 2007Future looks healthy for the Cats
06 February 2007nib Lunchtime Legends sponsorship announcement
23 November 2006Strong growth delivers record profit for nib health funds
26 October 2006nib head office for sale
03 October 2006nib opens Dental Care Centre in Wollongong
01 September 2006nib announces new national headquarters
31 August 2006Smoking and obesity — the terrorism within
08 August 2006nib opens Dental Care and Retail Centre at Glendale
15 May 2006nib Cup supports Hunter's young netballers
28 April 2006nib health funds sells Newcastle Private Hospital
24 February 2006nib contribution rate change
25 November 2005nib strong member growth defies industry trend
05 September 2005nib seeks new premises in Newcastle
02 March 2005nib changes contribution rates and revises product benefits
05 November 2004nib's Wig World Record an award winner
22 October 2004nib continues its commitment to customer service
25 August 2004Health insurance rebate money well spent
29 June 2004nib continues strong membership growth
31 May 2004nib health funds building relationships with medical providers
13 May 2004nib supporting active Mall walkers at Warringah
12 May 2004nib leading customer service
16 April 2004Prime Minister John Howard to open Newcastle Private Hospital
19 March 2004"Chief" to open new look nib Retail Centre
05 March 2004Advances and age push health care costs
23 January 2004nib sponsorship to support community health
27 November 2003nib health funds financial year results
26 November 2003It's an official World Record fund raising event
29 September 2003nib puts best foot forward for breast cancer research
02 September 2003Wig up to set a World Record
15 May 200312th nib Festival of Sport launched
28 April 2003nib support health changes
27 March 2003nib purchase strengthens market position
14 March 2003nib intent on keeping membership affordable
28 February 2003nib announces new Board appointments
26 February 2003nib cycles through Charlestown Bypass opening
21 January 2003New sleeve sponsor for Knights
13 January 2003nib intent on keeping membership affordable
27 November 2002nib supporting diabetes research
15 November 2002THELMA looking after nib members
11 November 2002Members will not be inconvenienced with the closure of 3 branches
06 November 2002Trading results leave nib in best of health
24 October 2002nib renew contract with Ramsay Health Care
08 October 2002Ramsay Health Care & nib make progress for members
02 October 2002nib and Ramsay Health Care group to meet to discuss resolution of dispute
24 September 2002nib maintains Call Centre excellence
02 September 2002nib appoints new CEO
23 August 2002Green light for nib Private Hospital expansion
10 May 2002Charity golf day hits hole in one
26 February 2002nib announces modest rate increase
18 December 2001nib, Mayne reach agreement on hospital treatment
13 November 2001New claims service for nib members
22 June 2001Health Funds in record payout
25 May 2001nib to put smile on 20,000 Sydney faces
18 May 2001nib wins award for best Call Centre in Australia
15 May 2000nib closes the gap with new health initiative
28 May 1999nib Call Centre judged the nation's best
27 April 1999nib supports gap insurance talks
12 January 1999Rebate continues to generate healthy interest
05 January 1999Rebate generating thousands of enquiries
30 December 1998Business booming at nib Dental Care Centre
30 December 1998nib reaps R & D benefits from Sanderson's WHICS package
11 December 1998Rebate decision sparks flood of enquiries
13 February 1997nib Private harnesses nature to improve patient welfare