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AIR Active No. 41 August 2021

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • AIR National Membership Drive Update - Ken Moffitt
  • AIR Membership Drive:  Thinking Outside the Square
  • Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) - Margaret Walsh
  • 2021 AIR AGM Zoom Thursday 18 November 1:00 PM AEDT
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Report on the "Your Super Comparison Tool" - August 2021
  • Non-Receipt of July AIR Active Issue# 40 - Tony Menzies
  • Your Board Meets via Zoom
  • Commonwealth, State and Defence Forces Superannuants (CSDFS) - Dr Annette Barbetti
  • Special Interest Group - Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) - Ken Johnston
  • Introduction of 6-Member SMSFs - John Randall
  • Vaccination Hesitancy - Ray Wyatt
  • News from Around the Branches
    - St George – Local Crime Prevention- Neil Birdsall
    - Melbourne Eastern - How to tell if an Article is "FAKE NEWS" - Ron Barker
    - Sydney Hills District - August Zoom Meeting Video link - Mal Steel

AIR Active No. 40 July 2021

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • AIR National Membership Drive Update
  • 2021 AIR AGM Zoom Thursday 18 November 1:00 PM AEDT
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Update on Aged Care and Pensions - Dr Annette Barbetti
  • Appointment of Ken Johnston as new SMSF Special Interest Group Co-ordinator
  • News from Around the Branches
    - AIR Darwin Update – Membership Drive Enterprises - Ken Moffitt
    - Sydney Hill District Branch Update – Video link
  • Binding Death Benefit Nominations – Neil Birdsall
  • AIR and LINKEDIN – A New Initiative – Ken Moffitt
  • Video Library Group – Margaret Walsh
  • Is it the Norm to be a NOM (National Online Member) Group - Adrian Cloonan
  • Know Your AIR Board Directors – Jean Wise OAM
  • OAM Awarded to Oscar Joppich – Member Holdfast Bay Branch

 AIR Active No. 39 June 2021

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • AIR National Membership Drive - Refreshed AIR Brochure & Inserts – Margaret Mourik
  • Encouragement & Motivation to Division & Branches - Support for Branch Initiatives
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Federal Budget 2021-22 in Brief for Retirees - Neil Birdsall
  • The Cost of Improving Australia's Care System - Dr. Annette Barbetti
  • Guard Your Vaccination Card
  • Aged Care Response to Federal Budget - Bruce Lloyd
  • Air Facebook Page
  • News from Around the Branches & Divisions - Perth Forum - Margaret Walsh
  • Wimmera Branch - Positive Start to 2021, Sydney Hills June Zoom Invitation
  • Vale - Stanley Watt - Goulburn Valley Branch

AIR Active No. 38 May 2021

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • AIR National Membership Drive, Target Market & Support for Branch Initiatives – Ken Moffitt
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist

  • Aged Care Industry Awaits the Federal Budget - Bruce Lloyd

  • Video Library – Margaret Walsh

  • Australia Becoming Cashless – Rod Carter

  • 5 Key Considerations – Researching Residential Aged Care 2021 – Margaret Walsh

  • The Transition to Permanent Residency – Update 410 & 405 Visa Holders - Peter Kerr

  • Concession Postage – Australia Post

  • Around the Branches – Sydney Hills Invitation to Branch Meeting & Zoom Link

  • Summing up the Pandemic Pictorially

  • Vale – Warren Page – Nepean/Blue Mountains Branch

AIR Active No. 37 April 2021

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations – Our Turn is near! – Margaret Walsh
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Eligibility For Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC)
  • Royal Commission AGED CARE Report - Bruce Lloyd
  • Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) Webinar – Dr Annette Barbetti
  • Self-Funded Retirees Save the Govt From Raising Taxes – Neil Birdsall
  • AIR Darwin Forum – The Future of Retirement Incomes – Recording Link
  • Around the Branches - National Online Members Group – Special Zoom Presentation Wed 21st April 2021 – Registration Link
  • Around the Branches - Sydney Hills District Zoom Invitation 9th April 2021 – Registration Link
  • Around the Branches - Northern Tasmania Welcomes National President
  • Around the Branches – Melbourne Eastern – Retirement of Leith Forbes
  • 410 and 405 VISAS Update Report – Correction
  • Vale – Robert (Bob) Frith (1935 – 2020) – Far North Coast
  • NEW MEMBERS - Bonus for New Members beginning 1st April 2021

AIR Active No. 36 March 2021

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • AIR Member Surveys – Sharyn Innes Consultancies
  • Aged Care Report - Bruce Lloyd
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) -  Adrian Prince
  • Seniors Cards (State)
  • Know Your AIR Board Members – Adrian Cloonan – Director National Online Member Group
  • Sue Shea OAM – Administrative Board Secretary
  • Nine Common Mistakes Investors Make – Ron Barker
  • 410 & 405 Retirement VISA Update – Peter Kerr
  • Prostate Cancer – Ron King
  • AIR Darwin Forum – The Future of Retirement Incomes
  • Benefits of Continuing Zoom Arrangements
  • Sydney Hills Zoom Meeting, Friday 5 March 2021
  • Subscription Fees for Year Ended 30 June 2022
  • Vale – Trevor Tregenza (09/03/43 – 20/01/21)  –  Lindsay McRae

 

AIR Active No. 35 February 2021

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • Aged Care Report - Bruce Lloyd
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) -  Margaret Walsh
  • Organisations Targeted by Scammers - Margaret Walsh
  • Rising Cost of Private Health Insurance - Neil Birdsall
  • Residential Aged Care Costs - Paul Carberry
  • British State Pensions Update - Mike Goodall
  • Know Your AIR Board Directors - Ken Moffitt - Northern Territory Representative
  • Then and NOW - An AIR Perspective - Cynthia Wagner - Tasmanian Representative & Company Secretary
  • National Online Member Group Report - Adrian Cloonan
  • First National Online Group - Zoom Presentation - Wed 17 Feb 2.00 - 3.00 pm AEDT
  • When Someone Close To You Dies - Bill Kendall
  • News From Around the Branches: Noosa, Sydney Hills District
  • John Yard - AIR Honorary Life Membership Award 2020

AIR Active No. 34 December 2020

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • Retirement Income Review Report - Key Observations - Terry O'Callaghan
  • AGM Report:  Marketing/Membership -  Ken Moffitt
  • AGM Report:  Health Advocacy - Margaret Walsh
  • AGM 2020 - Zoom AGM Snapshot
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • KEN ROWAN Webmaster, Retires. Thanks from AIR Board
  • Know Your AIR Board Directors - Margaret Mourik - Queensland Director
  • Know Your AIR Board Directors - Wayne Strandquist - National President
  • News From Around the Branches: Perth Southern Districts, Sydney Hills Dist, Melbourne Eastern
  • Financial Adviser CHECK LIST - Colin Carter, Ian Gresswell & Ivan Holt - Melbourne Eastern
  • Residential Aged Care Costs: Should You Pay The RAD? - From Sydney St. George Branch November Newsletter
  • Message from the Board: Merry Christmas and a Happy & Healthy New Year

AIR Active No. 33 November 2020

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • Important Notices From AIR Company Secretary - AGM ZOOM - Special Instructions
  • AGM & General Programme Via ZOOM 19 Nov 2020 1PM AEDT
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • TAX CUTS And Changes To Deeming Rates, Oct 2020 - Dr Annette Barbetti
  • Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) - Helen Sava
  • How Do You Know If Someone Is Having A STROKE? - Margaret Walsh
  • Know Your AIR Board Directors - Janice Ricks - National Treasurer & WA Director
  • Know Your AIR Board Directors - Terrence William (Terry) O'Callaghan VIC Director
  • News From Around The Branches: Sydney Hills Dist., Warrnambool, Melbourne Eastern.
  • How To Join A ZOOM MEETING?
  • Member News & Views - FRANKING CREDITS - Peter Barker
  • Member News & Views - GROSSLY UNFAIR BRITISH STATE AGE PENSION - Adrian Prince
  • NEOLOGISM CONTEST - Noel Whittaker - From AIR Brisbane North Oct Newsletter

AIR Active No. 32 October 2020

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • Notice From AIR Company Secretary
  • Draft AGM Programme Via ZOOM
  • AIR Annual General Meeting- 19 Nov 2020 1:00 pm AEDT to be held by Zoom Video Conference
  • Rocky Road Ahead For Retirees??? - Terry O'Callaghan AM
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Q & A With President Wayne Strandquist - Held on 08 Sept 2020
  • How COVID-19 Will Affect INDEXED PENSIONS - Dr Annette Barbetti
  • Dealing With CENTRELINK - Neil Birdsall
  • Know Your AIR Board Directors - Margaret Walsh OAM - Deputy President, Shirley Golding - SA Division Representative
  • News From Around the Branches - Melbourne Eastern, Sydney Hills District, Perth
  • Member News & Views - THE "NEW" FRANKING CREDIT ISSUE - Ken Moffitt
  • Member News & Views - DO YOU NEED A DIN - Peter Barker
  • Member News & Views - New DAILY WORK OUT!!! - Celsa Menzies
  • New Officer Roles For NATIONAL ONLINE MEMBERS
  • When to Call TRIPLE ZERO (000) - Margaret Walsh