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A.I.R. Active is a publication produced monthly for distribution to Members.
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AIR ACTIVE May 2017

  • Stepping Down and Taking Over
    • Editor’s Note
  • From the A.I.R. Board Policy and Advocacy Committee
    • Government Listens to Retirees in Federal Budget
    • A.I.R. Comment
  • Ageing and Aged Care Matters
    • Aged Care in the Federal Budget
    • New Residential Aged Care Places and Capital Grants
    • Significant Issues at National and Divisional Level to be Pursued
  • Government News
    • Services for older Australians given a boost in Federal Budget
  • A.I.R. News
    • 2017 A.I.R. Annual General Meeting
    • A.I.R. SMSF Special Interest Group
    • A.I.R. Member Email Addresses
    • AIA 2017 Conference – Invitation to A.I.R. Members
  • About A.I.R.
    • A.I.R. Sponsors
      • National Hearing Care
      • Best Western - Accommodation
      • Avis-Budget - Rental vehicles
      • Boomer Travel Insurance
      • Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours

AIR ACTIVE April 2017

  • Increase in A.I.R. Fees to Help
  • Offset Reduced Income
    • Queensland Division Proposal for a Simpler A.I.R.
  • From the A.I.R. Board Policy and Advocacy Committee
    • Retirees Lose Confidence in the Government
    • AIR Comment
    • Superannuation Anti-Detriment Payments should be Grand-fathered
    • Increase in Retirees with Outstanding Debts
  • Ageing and Aged Care Matters
    • Young Disabled to be Moved from Aged Care to NDIS
    • Strengthening Residential Aged Care Funding
    • Free Flu Injections
  • Government News
    • ASIC establishes Financial Advisers Consultative Committee
    • Online Advice to Keep Tabs on Apps
    • Small changes in our weight could significantly reduce health impact of obesity Health Matters
    • $6m for Prostate Cancer Nurses
    • Changes to Codeine Scheduling
    • What are Biological and Biosimilar Medicines?
  • A.I.R. News
    • Recognition of A.I.R. Director Robert Curley with Community Award
    • AIA 2017 Conference – Invitation to A.I.R. Members
  • About A.I.R.
  • A.I.R. Sponsors
    • National Hearing Care
    • Best Western - Accommodation
    • Avis-Budget - Rental vehicles
    • Boomer Travel Insurance
    • Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours
    • Hyundai

AIR ACTIVE March 2017

Included in this issue:

  • A.I.R. News
    • From the President
      • Minister for Aged Care Receptive to SFR Concerns in A.I.R. PBS
    • From the A.I.R. Board Policy and Advocacy Committee
      • Comprehensive Income Product for Retirement (CIPR) simply explained
    • Sponsors
      • A.I.R.'s Sponsorship with Scenic
        • Scenic representatives to do travel seminars in Branches
        • Members can win a $15,000 all-inclusive Luxury River Cruise through France
      • National Hearing Care - Special offers on hearing aids for members
      • Best Western - Accommodation offers
      • Avis-Budget - Rental Vehicles - 10% member discount
      • Boomer Travel Insurance - 5% discount for members
      • Hyundai - Fleet Discount for Membersl
        • Available to financial members of two years standing or those willing to pay an application fee of $100 and two years membership fees prior to provision of an A.I.R. membership number
    • Recognition of A.I.R., St George Branch and Robert Curley in Federal Parliament
    • AIA 2017 Conference – Invitation to A.I.R. Members
  • Superannuation
    • Productivity Commission Releases Draft Report on Superannuation System
  • Ageing and Aged Care Matters
    • Retirees Need to Check Aged Care Criteria

    • Release of home care packages
  • Government News
    • $115 million for more Commonwealth Home Support services across Australia
  • Health News
    • Hearing Aid Sector Put on Notice
    • Making Knee Recovery Remotely Possible
  • Financial Matters
    • Retirees renting need more than $1 million to be comfortable

AIR ACTIVE February 2017

Included in this issue:

  • A.I.R. News
    • Baby Boomer Bulletin #51
  • A.I.R. Board Policy and Advocacy Committee
    • Another significant hike of 5% in health insurance premiums is a disaster for all retirees
    • Deeming Rates Fact sheet
  • Government News
    • Advocacy in Aged Care Takes a Step Forward
    • New flexible Aged Care places help older Australians stay at home for longer
    • National Rural health Commissioner
  • Ageing and Aged Care Matters
    • Home Care Consumer Choice Begins
    • Aged Care Policy Changes
  • Financial Matters
    • Higher standards for Financial Advisers
    • Financial Literacy Annual Highlights Report
    • Effects of Expenses in Accumulation and Pension Phases of Retirement Planning
  • Health Matters
    • HealthyCover: Getting Better Value Health Insurance
    • What is My Health Record?
  • A.I.R. Sponsors
    • A.I.R. Sponsor: Hyundai, Boomer Travel Insurance,Avis-Budget -Rental Vehicles, Best Western Accommodation, National Hearing Care