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A.I.R. Active is now AIR UPDATE. It is a publication produced monthly for distribution to Members.
It contains updates on issues and advocacy initiatives currently being undertaken by A.I.R. as well as services and benefits available to members. Join Here

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AIR UPDATE Issue 122 April 2018

  • National President's Report
  • Know Your Board Members
  • Unannounced Visits to start in July
  • For Those Considering Retirement
  • Commonwealth  Home  Support  Program (CHSP)
  • WA HACC Transition  Roadshow – 16-20 April 2018
  • Support our Sponsors
  • ASIC SmartMoney e-newsletter
  • 25 Years Bundaberg and District Branch
  • Editorial
  • Division, State and Territory Contacts
  • Addenda - News Clippings

AIR UPDATE Issue 121 March 2018

  • National President's Report
  • HEALTH INSURANCE DOUBLE WHAMMY
  • SHORTAGE OF HOME CARE PACKAGES
  • BETTER CARE WITH MY HEALTH RECORD
  • SHINGLES VACCINE
  • AGED CARE COMPLAINTS
  • MEMBER ANCILLARY BENEFITS
  • 2018-19 PRE BUDGET SUBMISSION
  • YOUR ATTITUDE IN RETIREMENT KEEPS YOU YOUNG OR MAKES YOU OLD
  • NATIONAL PRESIDENT PARTICIPATES IN NSW DIVISION MEETING
  • MEMBERS QUOTES
  • 25 Years Bundaberg and District Branch
  • EDITORIAL

AIR UPDATE Issue 120 February 2018

  • National President's Report
  • Meet & Greet National President in W.A.
  • Do you use our sponsors?
  • Shake-up for Bill Shock
  • Editorial

AIR Active Issue 119 December 2017

  • From the A.I.R. National President – Alan J Marshall
  • A Letter of Appreciation of the Secretariat
  • From the Secretariat
  • Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities
  • New Era for Diversity in Aged Care
  • Treasury calls paper bills to account
  • Tree and Sea Change Hotspots for Retirees
  • Cancer Council hails landmark study in patient-centred care
  • Collette Travel's biggest sale of the year!

AIR Active Issue 118 November 2017

  • Report on the 2017 AGM including the outcomes of the motions put to the meeting
  • The A.I.R. National President – Mr Alan J Marshall
  • Article: To Downsize or Not
  • New Aged Care Workforce Taskforce to Focus on Safety and Quality
  • Older Persons Advocacy: Local Voices for Seniors in Need
  • New test for breast cancer as thousands to benefits from new Medicare listings
  • Making the right choices with Health Star Rating Sydney
  • Report on the A.I.R. Board Meeting held on 15 November 2017
  • Cancer Council hails landmark study in patient-centred care
  • Collette Travel's biggest sale of the year!

AIR ACTIVE October 2017

  • Shifting the Dial: Five Year Productivity Review
  • Quality Review Released: Aged Care Assessment Visits to be Unannounced
  • New Report Outlines Residential Aged Care Funding Reform Options
  • Major Reforms to Make Private Health Insurance Simpler and More Affordable
  • Announcement of Australia’s First National Rural Health Commissioner
  • $100m Fund to Fight Brain Cancer
  • New Provider to Bring Better Access to Hearing Services Across Australia
  • Super Switching Suggests Choice Hurts Consumers
  • A.I.R. Annual General Meeting
  • A.I.R. Board Meeting 5 October 2017

AIR ACTIVE September 2017

  • AIR Advocacy – 2018-19 Pre-Budget Submission and Manifesto for the next Federal Election
  • Government Considers Improvements to Aged Care Policy
  • 6,000 extra high need home care packages and $20m My Aged Care revamp
  • Extra Support for Older Australians at Home
  • A Comprehensive Package of Reforms to Address Illegal Phoenixing
  • Increase to Asset Test Part-Age Pension Qualifying Threshold
  • Increase to CSCH Income Test Thresholds
  • AIR 2017 AGM and Nominations for National President

AIR ACTIVE August 2017

  • Retraction of statements in AIR Active July 2017
  • Update A.I.R. Review Committee
  • Aged Care Review Timing Extended
  • GEN-erational Change as Aged Care Data Access is Made Easier for All
  • Major new measures to help combat rare cancers
  • Over-diagnosis shows value of patient questions
  • Taxation treatment of superannuation income streams
  • Retirees on modest budgets doing it tough
  • 410 Visa Advocacy Group Report to WA Division
  • 2017-18 A.I.R. Membership Subscriptions
  • 2017 A.I.R. Annual General Meeting
  • New Preferred Partner Agreement