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Knight Strong Indigenous health and wellbeing program

Feel strong. Be strong. Live Knight Strong.

Knight Strong is a health and wellbeing partnership between the nib Newcastle Knights and Awabakal Ltd Medical Service.

The program aims to stimulate community participation in annual health assessments and prioritise positive health outcomes for Indigenous Australians.

Your annual health check, also known as a 715 Health Check, is the first step towards positive self care and a great opportunity to connect with your local Aboriginal Medical Service health experts.

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What is an annual health check?

When you make an appointment for an annual 715 Health Check with your local Aboriginal Medical Service, you can be certain of a thorough health check with a specialist Aboriginal healthcare worker.

Each appointment takes approximately 30 - 45 minutes and is designed to support your whole self – your physical, mental and social health.

Who is eligible for an annual 715 health check?

nib Newcastle Knights are partnering with Awabakal Ltd Medical Service to improve health outcomes for Indigenous Australians. If you’re Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and living in Awabakal country, you can access a free annual 715 Health Check through your local GP or Aboriginal Medical Service. This is your chance to live Knight Strong!


Book and complete your annual health check at an Awabakal Ltd Medical Centres between March 21 and May 31 and you’ll receive FREE* tickets to a nib Newcastle Knights’ 2022 season home game and an exclusive Knight Strong t-shirt. For further information call 1300 174 908.

How do I make an appointment?

Your annual health check appointment can be made in clinic on your next visit, by calling Awabakal on 1300 174 908 or simply online.

Where is my nearest Awabakal Medical Centre?

Awabakal Medical Clinics are located throughout the Hunter and Newcastle region at Hamilton, Cardiff, Raymond Terrace and Maitland. Find your closest clinic here.

*Terms and Conditions - One ticket voucher issued per Awabakal Medical Service 715 health check appointment between 21st March and 31st May 2022. A maximum of four tickets redeemable per voucher. Tickets are redeemable online via Ticketmaster and are subject to availability based on a pre-determined promotional allocation. Offer valid for Newcastle Knights home games between 5th April and 4th September 2022.