1840

 

 

1842

 

 

1843

 

 

1847

 

 

1857

 

 

1858

 

 

1908

 

 

1909

 

 

1921

 

 

1932

 

 

1940

 

 

1950

 

 

1953

 

 

1955

 

 

1982

 

 

1984

 

 

1991

 

 

1995

 

 

1999

 

 

 

2001

 

 

2004

 

First branch in New South Wales "Strangers Refuge Lodge" opened under a dispendation from Liverpool District in U.K.

Lodge Sickness Benefits and Funeral Benefits begin.

 

 

 

Manchester Unity Idependent Order of Oddfellows registered as a Friendly Society under the Friendly Societies Act of 1843 (following British Law)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Lodge formed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benefit Funds consolidated under Grand Lodge.

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester Unity establishes the Unity Hospital Fund paying a daily rate on behalf of members to pay hospital fees.

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester Unity established The Voluntary Hospital Fund to provide higher benefits and family cover.

 

 

 

 

Manchester Unity begins providing Aged Care services at Courtlands.

Manchester Unity Medical Services Fund becomes the first Approved Society to pay Commonwealth Medical Benfits, with the Registration Certificate numbered N.M.1.

 

 

 

The Blue Chip Endowment Assurance Fund is established.

 

 

 

 

The Blue Chip Funeral Bond Fund is established.

Separation of Grand Lodge and creation of Board of Directors.

 

 

 

 

Manchester Unity Australia Ltd becomes a public company limited by shares abd guarantee.

Manchester Unity becomes registered under the Life Insurance Act and regulated by the Australian Prudential Regulaation Authority, with Friendly Societies now part of the same regime as Life Insurance companied.

 

 

 

Manchester Unity acquired the Heritage of Hunters Hill Retirement Village.

Courtlands Stage 4 completed, with the village a complate and quality example of aged care.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Districts formed and Funeral Benefits taken over by Districts for greater member security.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester Unity begins providing Health Services.

 

 

 

 

 

F.eyling elected as the first Grand Master of the Order in New South Wales.

 

 

 

 

 

NSW State Government begins reimbursing subvention contributions for members over the age of 65.

 

 

 

 

NSW State Government ceases reimbursing subvention contributions. Manchester Unity adjusts premium rates to fund subvented contributions for members achieving the age of 65.

 

 

 

Manchester Unity begins providiing services at Courtlands, North Parramatta.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester Untiy offers Endowment Benefits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Management Equalisation introduced in respect to Lodge Funds.

 

 

 

 

 

Stage1 of Courtlands redevelopment opened.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manchester Unity acquires the IOOF Nursing Home at North Parramatta (now renamed the Northcourt Nursing Home).

 

 

 

 

 

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