Upcoming FIS seminars in New South Wales

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in New South Wales.

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
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Westfield Shopping Centre, Wyong Road
9 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Fairy Meadow The Fraternity Club,
11 Bourke Street
15 August, 5:45 pm to 7:15 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
Taree Manning Valley Information Centre,
21 Manning River Drive
20 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Fairy Meadow The Fraternity Club,
11 Bourke Street
25 July, 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library,
165 Railway Parade
27 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
27 July, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macquarie Library,
Corner Grant and Gordon Streets
31 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Bass Hill Rydges Bankstown,
874 Hume Highway, Corner Strickland Street
1 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
2 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Charlestown Central Charlestown Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
9 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
9 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL Club,
77 Castle Street
19 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Hawkesbury Central Library,
300 George Street
20 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Sydney The York Conference and Function Centre,
Level 2, 99 York Street
21 September, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
West Kempsey The Hub,
132 River Street
9 October, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Westfield Shopping Centre, Wyong Rd
11 October, 10 am to 12 pm

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
Cabramatta Whitlam Library,
165 Railway Parade
20 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Bondi Junction Waverley Library,
32-48 Denison Street
25 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16-22 Murray Street
25 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Bass Hill Rydges Bankstown,
874 Hume Highway, Corner Strickland Street
25 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Tweed Heads Tweed Heads Bowls Club,
Wharf Street
25 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
27 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
27 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8-10 Browne Street
1 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
9 August, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Hawkesbury Central Library,
300 George Street
9 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
10 August, 3 pm to 5 pm
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
22 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Goulburn Goulburn Soldier's Club,
15 Market Street
22 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Mittagong Mittagong RSL,
Corner of Old Hume Highway and Bessemer Street
23 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL Club,
77 Castle Street
11 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Norwa Nowra Service Centre,
4 Lawrence Avenue
9 October, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Toukley Toukley Library,
Main Street
25 October, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Erina Erina Library,
Meeting Room, Erina Fair Shopping Centre
9 November, 6 pm to 8 pm

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
Tweed Heads Tweed Heads Bowls Club,
Wharf Street
1 August, 2 pm to 4 pm
1 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library, Spike Milligan Room,
Blackwall Road
4 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16-22 Murray Street
8 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Erina Erina Library,
Meeting Room, Erina Fair Shopping Centre
10 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8-10 Browne Street
15 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library,
165 Railway Parade
17 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Bass Hill Rydges Bankstown,
874 Hume Highway, Corner Strickland Street
22 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
23 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
23 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
24 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
Kingsway
29 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Hawkesbury Central Library,
300 George Street
13 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Sydney The York Conference and Function Centre,
Level 2, 99 York Street
21 September, 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL Club,
77 Castle Street
26 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Kempsey The Hub,
132 River Street
9 October, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Nowra Nowra Service Centre,
4 Lawrence Street
16 October, 2:00 pm to 3:30 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
Charlestown Central Charlestown Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
20 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Toukley Toukley Library,
Main Street
26 July, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Wallsend Wallsend Library,
30 Bunn Street
1 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Bellingen Uniting Church Hall,
Hyde Street
3 August, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Dorrigo Dorrigo Library,
Pine Street
4 August, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Hawkesbury Central Library,
300 George Street
16 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Mittagong Mittagong RSL,
Corner of Old Hume Highway and Bessemer Street
20 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College Rooms,
11B Park Avenue
21 August, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Sydney The York Conference and Function Centre,
Level 2, 99 York Street
21 September, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Goulburn Goulburn Soldier's Club,
15 Market Street
26 September, 2 pm to 4 pm
Fairy Meadow The Fraternity Club,
11 Bourke Street
26 September, 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
27 September, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
5 October, 3 pm to 5 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
Raymond Terrace Raymond Terrace Library,
18a Sturgeon Street
27 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Tweed Heads South Tweed Heads Service Centre,
100 Blundell Boulevard
1 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Bellingen Uniting Church Hall,
Hyde Street
3 August, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
Kingsway
29 August, 3 pm to 5 pm
Mittagong Mittagong RSL,
Corner of Old Hume Highway and Bessemer Street
30 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Salamander Bay Tomaree Library,
20 Town Centre Circuit
31 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Mount Pritchard Mounties Club,
101 Meadows Road
5 September, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Wallsend Wallsend Library,
30 Bunn Street
5 September, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
6 September, 3 pm to 5 pm
Goulburn Goulburn Soldier's Club,
15 Market Street
7 September, 2 pm to 4 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
7 September, 3 pm to 5 pm
West Kempsey The Hub,
132 River Street
11 September, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
11 September, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Toronto Toronto Library,
Corner Brighton Avenue and Pemell Street
13 September, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College Rooms,
11B Park Avenue
27 September, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Grafton Meeting Room 2, Grafton Library,
Pound Street
4 October, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library, Spike Milligan Room,
Blackwall Road
3 November, 10 am to 12 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
Port Macquarie Port Macquarie Library,
Corner Grant and Gordon Streets
25 July, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
9 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Mount Pritchard Mounties Club,
101 Meadows Road
15 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College Rooms,
11B Park Avenue
21 August, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Fairy Meadow The Fraternity Club,
11 Bourke Street
29 August, 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm
West Kempsey Kempsey Library,
Elbow Street
31 August, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library,
165 Railway Parade
31 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Grafton Meeting Room 2, Grafton Library,
Pound Street
6 September, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Sydney The York Conference and Function Centre,
Level 2, 99 York Street
21 September, 2 pm to 4 pm
Mittagong Mittagong RSL,
Corner of Old Hume Highway and Bessemer Street
11 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Westfield Shopping Centre, Wyong Rd
8 November, 10 am to 12 pm

Estate planning for older Australians seminar

Topics covered:

  • Intestacy and wills
  • Guardianship and enduring power of attorney
  • The role of insurance
  • Estate plan within your financial plan
Location Venue Date and time
Cabramatta Whitlam Library,
165 Railway Parade
14 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Coff Harbour Community College Rooms,
11B Park Avenue
27 September, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Grafton Meeting Room 2, Grafton Library,
Pound Street
4 October, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Home Equity Loans for Seniors seminar

Topics covered:

  • What are home equity conversion loans?
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Estate issues
  • The alternative options
Location Venue Date and time
Sydney The York Conference and Function Centre,
Level 2, 99 York Street
21 September, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Investing for retirement seminar

Topics covered:

  • Fees and costs
  • The financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Grafton Meeting Room 2, Grafton Library,
Pound Street
9 August, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College Rooms,
11B Park Avenue
11 August, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
West Kempsey Kempsey Library,
Elbow Street
14 August, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Investing with safety seminar

Topics covered:

  • Fees and costs
  • The financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
6 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Managing your money/Creating Wealth seminar

Topics covered:

  • Budgeting and saving
  • Managing debts
  • Planning for the future
  • Protecting your assets
Location Venue Date and time
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Westfield Shopping Centre, Wyong Road,
9 August, 10 am to 12 pm

Retirement reality and investment choices seminar

Topics covered:

  • Government policy
  • Working out how much you need to retire on
  • Investment options to prepare yourself
  • When should I retire
Location Venue Date and time
Charlestown Charlestown Central Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
23 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library, Spike Milligan Room,
Blackwall Road
1 September, 10 am to 12 pm
East Maitland East Maitland Bowling Club,
Corner New England Highway and Banks Street
20 September, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Running your own super fund seminar

Topics covered:

  • How DIY superannuation works
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Setup fees and costs
  • Administration requirements
Location Venue Date and time
Cabramatta Whitlam Library,
165 Railway Parade
10 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
15 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
24 August, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Erina Erina Library - Meeting Room 2,
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
12 October, 6 pm to 8 pm

Salary sacrifice seminar

Topics covered:

  • How salary sacrifice works
  • Salary sacrifice to super and other choices
  • Taxation and salary sacrifice
  • Impact on family payment
Location Venue Date and time
Erina Erina Library - Meeting Room 2,
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
7 September, 6 pm to 8 pm

Understanding managed investments seminar

Topics covered:

  • What are managed investments and how they work
  • Research and monitoring
  • Taxation and managed investments
Location Venue Date and time
Barrack Heights Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club,
Jason Avenue
5 October, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Understanding property investments seminar

Topics covered:

  • Investing in the property market
  • Different types of property and their features
  • Financing options and rates of return
  • Taxation and property investment
Location Venue Date and time
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
5 September, 6 pm to 8 pm

Understanding shares seminar

Topics covered:

  • What are shares and how the share market works
  • Research, monitoring and trading
  • Positives and negatives
  • Taxation and shares
Location Venue Date and time
East Maitland East Maitland Bowling Club,
Corner of New England Highway and Banks Street
16 August, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Charlestown Central Charlestown Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
27 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
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