The AIA is a non-profit organisation which exists for one purpose: to help our members become more successful long-term investors.

We protect and advance the interests of Australian investors across all types of investments and asset classes.

We are Australia’s leading national, not-for-profit, independent association of investors.  We are dedicated to helping all self-directed investors achieve their goals through education, networking and advocacy.

If you are seeking education and knowledge to help you become a better investor, then we may be what you are looking for!

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 AIA Strategic Plan

Over the last few months, a Board Sub Committee has updated the AIA Strategic Plan which was originally developed by the Board in late 2011 and early 2012.  The plan states the Purpose, Vision, Values, Key Performance Areas, and Priorities. This document can be viewed by Members on the “Members” page. Please note that this plan remains a “Work in Progress” and we would appreciate comments and suggestions from our members.
Please contact Brian Spies with any questions or comments.  Go to the Members page to download the plan.

AIA Best performed managed investment report 2014

The AIA’s report on the best preformed managed investment products is now available to AIA members on the AIA website.
A unique feature of this AIA report is that it presents performance data on a fiscal year basis for the last 7 years which gives investors a better view as to how these products have performed compared to an individually managed portfolio of equities.

New features in the 2014 report include:
•    An explanation of the mFund Settlement Service for buying/selling Managed Funds
•    Revision and expansion of the sections dealing with Listed Investment Companies (LICs)
•    Revision to the selection criteria for LICs

We would consider making printed copies available at reasonable cost if members request this.  Please phone the office.

Bonus offer for new members

Join the Australian Investors Association and you will receive a one month free trial to the Marcus Today Stockmarket Newsletter valued at $75 and a 15 day free trial to Intelligent Investor and 3 special email reports valued at $267.  Member benefits include a range of publications; access to the members online forum; access to AIA meetings and more.  One year AIA membership is $110 or two year membership is $190 plus a $20 joining fee.

Associations deserve an unadulterated plug

If SMSF means “Screwing My Super Fund” to you, pack now... by Marcus Padley 7 June 2014

Copyright Sydney Morning Herald

Every year I attend the Australian Investor Association's Gold Coast conference. For a busy bloke who has sworn never to be ''taken for a mug'' after once being presented with a coffee cup in return for giving a presentation on a weekend, it may come as some surprise - it surprises me - that I take the time to spend four days in the company of strangers.

Read more:


“There are only a few organisations in the share market that the private investor can trust and perhaps unsurprisingly they all seem to be non-profit-making.  They include the AIA.”  This is an excerpt from Marcus Padley’s regular column featured on Saturday, 3 September 2011.

The Sharemarket Course DVD set

This 12 DVD and CD set includes approximately 13 hours of material, a CD with a workbook and activities and costs only $197 if a member of the AIA or $297 for a new member including the first year AIA subscription.  By doing this course you will learn about fundamental and technical analysis; understand and manage risk management; learn methods to control trade entry, trade management and trade exit; record keeping and more.  This is a unique learning tool produced by an independent association for investors


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