IPAR and Allianz – The Partnership Continues

allianz-150-x-150-pxWe are very pleased to announce that IPAR has once again been selected to be part of the Managed Funds panel with Allianz.

This panel reappointment is in recognition of our outstanding service delivery and outcomes.

Ben O’Neill, NSW State Manager, stated “we have continued to develop and maintain an excellent partnership with Allianz and worked extremely diligently to demonstrate that we truly understand what our customers need and how effective we are in providing those services.”

New Wollongong Office Opens

NOL-wollongong-150-x-150-pxIPAR’s expansion in New South Wales continues with the opening of our first Wollongong office. Located at the Synergy Business Centre, Level 1, 1 Burelli Street, IPAR Wollongong will be providing return to work and injury prevention services to the Wollongong and south coast area.

The addition of the Wollongong office takes our New South Wales office network to a total of nine.

Suzanne Gibson (Branch Manager Sydney/Wollongong) stated “it is wonderful to be able to add Wollongong to our NSW footprint, as it has been flagged for a few years at our Management Conference as being one of our geographic expansion priorities”.

Referrals for Wollongong can be made to rehab@ipar.com.au or fax to 02 9687 6444.

IPARian Drafted in Inaugural AFL Women’s Game

image005Melissa Hickey, Occupational Rehabilitation Specialist from IPAR Melbourne, has been selected for the Inaugural AFL Women’s Game 2013.

Over 250 women aged 17 and above were nominated in the draft held on 15 May. Melissa was selected at pick 11, placing her amongst the 50 most elite players nationally. Melissa will be playing for the Melbourne Demons in a game against the Western Bulldogs on Saturday June 29th at the MCG.

Melissa has played AFL for 5 years, currently playing for Darebin Falcons in the position of Centre Half Back. We wish Melissa all the very best for June 29th – plenty of her IPAR workmates will be there to cheer her on!

CGU NSW Expands IPAR’s Coverage

CGU-150-x-150-pxWe are very pleased to announce that after a recent review of their Network Service Provider arrangements, CGU has significantly expanded the services provided and the geographies covered by IPAR to their NSW workers compensation business.

NSW State Manager, Ben O’Neill stated “another panel win in NSW is further evidence of the great work our teams have been providing and in particular further evidence of the outstanding RTW results we have been producing. It is a great thing for the hard work of our guys to be rewarded like this.”

In the coming weeks we will be looking forward to announcing a number of new branch openings including Adelaide, Wollongong, Ballarat and Canberra which we hope will further cement our position as not only one of the best performing providers in the sector but one with the best geographic footprint.