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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

ยท  AIR Active No. 31 September 2020

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • From AIR Company Secretary - 2020 Annual General Meeting - Notice of Meeting
  • Message From the Company Secretary - Cynthia Wagner
  • AIR AGM - 19 Nov 2020 1:00 pm AEDT - held by ZOOM Video Conference
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Reminder: Board of Directors Invitation to you to a very Special ZOOM Presentation
  • Meeting of the National Aged Care Alliance (NACA) - Annette Barbetti
  • Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety
  • COVID-19 Information from the Federal Government - Neal Birdsall
  • Five Questions to Ask Before Any Test, Treatment or Procedure - Margaret Walsh
  • Universal Part-PENSION For All Retirees? - Roger Heather
  • Director Identification Numbers - Bill Hewett
  • Should There be Changes to Superannuation? - Bill Kendall
  • News From Around the Branches - Darwin, Melbourne Eastern, Sydney Hills District
  • Member News & Views - Universal Pension - Bill Kendall, Australian Passport Renewal - Margaret Mourik, Travel Insurance Refunds - Rod Carter

AIR Active No. 30 August 2020

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • Timeline for AIR AGM Thu 19 Nov 2020 1:00 pm AEDT - to be held by Zoom Conference
  • Nomination Form for Office Bearer
  • Message from the Company Secretary - Cynthia Wagner
  • Policy & Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Marketing Plan Update - Ken Moffitt
  • Aged Care Update - Dr. Annette Barbetti
  • Retirement Income Covenant Delayed - Terry O'Callaghan
  • Universal Part-Pension For All Retirees? - Neil Birdsall
  • Make Your Wishes Known Before It Is Too Late - Margaret Walsh
  • Low Income Health Care Card - Margaret Mourik
  • News From Around The Branches - Noosa, Cairns, Darwin, Brisbane North

AIR Active No. 29 July 2020

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • A Branch Membership Drive During The Pandemic - Sue Shea
  • Notice: 2020 AIR National AGM
  • Policy And Advocacy Report - Wayne Strandquist
  • Adrian Cloonan, Co-Opted Board Member NOM's
  • How The Future Fund Is Performing - Dr Annette Barbetti
  • Branch News from Northern Tasmania, Sydney Hills District
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card (CSHC) Explained - Margaret Walsh
  • CSHC - A Further Word - Bernie Treston
  • CSHC - Noel Whittaker
  • National Online Members' Group - David Boyd
  • Member News and Views

AIR Active No. 28 June 2020

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • Industry Code For Visits To Aged Care Homes
  • Branch And Division 30 June 2020 AGMs
  • Volunteer Required!!!
  • Air Facebook Page
  • Policy And Advocacy Report
  • Strategic Plan
  • Tax Liabilities Can Pass To Your Executor
  • Update From Air Darwin
  • National Scams Awareness Week 2020
  • Australian Communications Action Network (ACCAN)
  • Member News And Views

AIR Active No. 27 May 2020

  • From the President - Wayne Strandquist
  • Our Aged Care System Surviving Covid-19
  • Financial Considerations Flowing From The Pandemic
  • Help Dealing With Centrelink
  • Update From Air Darwin
  • Zoom Tutorial From Ken Moffitt
  • Policy And Advocacy Report
  • Strategies To Work With Superannuation Fund Drawdown Requirements
  • Health Matters
  • Member News And Views 
  • Strategies During Social Isolation
  • On The Lighter Side