Steve Waugh AO Joined Wollongong in Celebrating Australia Day

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ahm Brand Ambassador and one of the country’s most loved and respected Australians, Steve Waugh AO, has once again helped Wollongong celebrate Australia Day on January 26.

ahm Health Insurance Brand Ambassador and one of the country’s most loved and respected Australians, Steve Waugh AO, has once again helped Wollongong celebrate Australia Day on January 26.

As ahm’s special guest, Steve signed autographs and enjoyed a number of fun activities with locals such as volleyball, sack races and tug-o-war at the ahm Active Zone in Lang Park.

Steve also put his arm to the test in the Thong Throwing Competition at Belmore Basin before returning to the ahm Active Zone to join the Wollongong ahm Hawks and hand out prizes in a special Hoop Shooting Competition.

Finally, Steve made a guest appearance on the Children’s stage in Osbourne Park where he was interviewed by Dougy the Daggy Swaggy.

ahm Health Insurance Executive Group Manager, Dean Tillotson said "As a former Australian of the Year and one of our most capped cricket captains, Steve is an iconic Australian. It’s wonderful to have him here on behalf of ahm to help our city celebrate again."

"I know how much he enjoyed himself when he was last here in 2008 to celebrate Australia Day."
ahm also had the Wollongong ahm Hawks and their mascots Tomma and Moe Hawk visit the ahm Active Zone where the players and coach signed autographs, gave a basketball demonstration and ran the hoop shooting competition.

A part of the community since 1971, the Illawarra’s national private health insurance provider is proud to have provided health insurance to Steve and his family for 20 years.

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ahm is the eighth largest health insurance provider in Australia and has been caring for the health of Australians for more than thirty seven years. In addition to the provision of health insurance, ahm has developed and delivers innovative health management programs. We employ health professionals covering key disciplines including nursing, exercise physiology, dieticians and fitness to deliver these programs.

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