Westfund announced as YRF Principal Sponsor

The Yeppoon Running Festival today announced the signing of Westfund Health Insurance as naming rights partner for the 2017 event.

Westfund Health Insurance has been helping people look after their health since 1953. Originally from Lithgow, NSW, Westfund has grown throughout the years and now boasts Care Centres across NSW and Queensland, with locations including Maroochydore, Emerald, Rockhampton, Mackay, Moranbah and Townsville.

Focussing on customer service, Care Centre communities and above all their members has helped make Westfund the private health insurer of choice for over 90,000 members.

 ‘We’re proud to be from the country, for the country,’ said Westfund’s CEO Matt Banning.

“Being from rural and regional Australia has greatly helped us focus our business and understand the concerns of our members.

“Throughout our long history, one thing that hasn’t changed is our dedication to improving outcomes for regional Australians,” he said.

Westfund are big supporters of the community, engaging in a range of programmes and sponsorships to assist a wide range of groups, individuals and organisations to provide health outcomes.

Westfund are active in health education, and regularly visit schools to hold vision screenings and Tooth Fairy visits which discuss the importance of oral health.

Westfund are also the official health fund of the North Queensland Cowboys and a valued community partner. Westfund have collaborated with the team to deliver health-related workshops to school children.

A long history in the private health industry, paired with in-depth local knowledge and a commitment to community health has seen Westfund flourish and the fund is keen to build on this momentum and continue to deliver positive health outcomes for regional Australians into the future.

We look forward to an ongoing partnership between Westfund and the YRF and encourage all our competitors whether single, couples or a family to ensure they have adequate insurance coverage to remain healthy and happy now and in the future.

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