Increased activity on Apia walking program



Increased activity on Apia walking program

The community partnership program between Suncorp’s over 50s insurance brand Apia and Heart Foundation Walking is now available from Apia stores across the country.

‘Steppin Out’, which started in February 2018, recently expanded to include 14 sites reaching more than 300 registered members across Australia. 

“As a brand, Apia focuses on helping people over 50 live their lives by offering solutions to meet their needs as they age,” said Apia Business Development Manager and program lead, Sara Smith.

“By bringing people together for a walk and a chat we can help keep them mentally and physically healthy and connect with residents to promote overall health and wellbeing.

“As well as regular, group walks, the program helps build an understanding of the local communities in which we operate so we can provide them better experiences and help strengthen the connections between customers,” Ms Smith said.

The program now includes Coffs Harbour and Ballarat, helping improve the lives of even more participating Apia customers in more places. 

“The past 12 months has demonstrated the huge impact such a simple activity can have on peoples’ lives, with walkers sharing how getting out again has given them purpose and the opportunity to connect,” Ms Smith said.

To take part in Apia’s Steppin Out program, please note the following schedule. All community members are welcome to join in:

Steppin Out Schedules

Apia Charlestown

25 Pearson St, Charlestown, NSW

Fridays - 8:30am

Apia Shellharbour

211 Lake Entrance Rd, Shellharbour, NSW

Thursdays - 7:45am

Apia Port Macquarie

128 William Street, Galleria Building, Port Macquarie, NSW

Thursdays - 8:30am

Apia Geelong

Westfield Geelong, Westfield Shopping Centre, 95 Malop St, Geelong Victoria

Thursdays - 10:00am

Apia Coffs Harbor

4 Park Ave, Coffs Harbour, NSWWednesdays - 9:00am

Apia Coolangatta

4 Griffith St, Coolangatta, Queensland

Tuesdays - 8:30am

Apia Mornington

160 Main St, Mornington, Victoria

Tuesdays - 10:00am

Apia Devonport

62 Best St, Devonport, Tasmania

Tuesdays - 2:30pm

Apia Launceston

Centro Meadow Mews Shopping Centre, Hobart Rd, Kings Meadows, Tasmania

Tuesdays - 9:45am

Apia Mandurah

5/20-24 Sholl St, Mandurah, Western Australia

Tuesdays - 9:00am

Apia Albury

463-467 Kiewa Street, Cnr Smollet Street, Albury, NSW

Wednesdays - 8:45am

Apia Maroochydore

26 Duporth Ave, Maroochydore, Queensland

Wednesdays - 8:30am

Apia Bundaberg

Hinkler Central Shopping Centre, 16 Maryborough St, Bundaberg Central, Queensland

Wednesdays - 8:30am

Apia Ballarat

Stockland Shopping Centre Norman Street &, Gillies St N, Wendouree, Victoria

Wednesdays - 9:00am

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