Upcoming FIS seminars in the Australian Capital Territory

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in the Australian Capital Territory.

On 1 January 2017, there will be changes to the assets test we use to calculate pensions. Read more about changes to the pension assets test.

Booking a FIS seminar

There are 2 ways to book a seminar. You can:

  1. email fis.seminar.bookings@humanservices.gov.au at least 3 days before the seminar and include:
    • the title, date and location of the seminar you want to go to
    • your phone number, or contact details, in case the seminar is cancelled
  2. call our FIS seminar booking phone line and book over the phone

Seminar suite: Planning for retirement

Seminar suite: Getting ready for retirement

Seminar suite: Living in retirement

Seminar suite: General interest

Seminar suite: Planning for retirement

Creating wealth - getting started seminar

Topics covered:

  • Getting started
  • Asset classes and risk
  • Strategies and product types
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
1 Matilda Street
3 May, 6 pm to 8 pm

Understanding superannuation seminar

Topics covered:

  • How superannuation works
  • Who can contribute
  • Accumulations and options within funds
  • Access to superannuation
Location Venue Date and time

Seminar suite: Getting ready for retirement

Age pension and your choices seminar

Topics covered:

  • Income and assets tests
  • Deeming Investments
  • Concession issues and tax issues
  • Your retirement choices
Location Venue Date and time

Understanding retirement income streams seminar

Topics covered:

  • How income streams work
  • Options available
  • Tax and Centrelink assessment
  • The consequences of your choices
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
1 Matilda Street
4 May, 6 pm to 8 pm

Seminar suite: Living in Retirement

Accommodation options in retirement seminar

Topics covered:

  • Your choice to own or not
  • How financial considerations can alter choice
  • Centrelink assessment for each choice
  • Financial advantages and disadvantages
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
1 Matilda Street
30 March, 2 pm to 4 pm

Understanding your pension seminar

Topics covered:

  • Choices and consequences
  • Making the most of your pension
  • Centrelink assessment issues
  • Rights and obligations
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
1 Matilda Street
29 March, 2 pm to 4 pm

Seminar suite: General interest

Aged care - fees and charges seminar

Topics covered:

  • Entry into different levels of care
  • Fees and charges
  • Options for your former home
  • Pension issues
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
1 Matilda Street
14 June, 6 pm to 8 pm

Financial planning and choosing a financial planner

Topics covered:

  • Fees and costs
  • Disclosure rules
  • The financial planning process
  • What to consider when choosing a financial planner
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
1 Matilda Street
15 June, 6 pm to 8 pm

Page last updated: 27 February 2017

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