Upcoming FIS seminars in Queensland

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in Queensland.

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

Understanding superannuation seminar

Topics covered:

  • How superannuation works
  • Who can contribute
  • Accumulations and options within funds
  • Access to superannuation
Location Venue Date and time
Townsville Townsville Service Centre,
Corner Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
18 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
3 August, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
7 August, 5 pm to 6 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
10 August, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
29 August, 4:00 pm to 5:30 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
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
11 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
13 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Caboolture Uniting Church Hall,
Corner King Street and Smiths Road
19 July, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Maroochydore Maroochy Surf Club,
34 Alexandra Parade
3 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
22 August, 4:00 pm to 5:30 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
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
18 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Townsville Townsville Service Centre,
Corner Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
19 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
20 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Caboolture Uniting Church Hall,
Corner King Street and Smiths Road
26 July, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Maroochydore Maroochy Surf Club,
34 Alexandra Parade
10 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
5 September, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Seminar suite: Living in retirement

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
Mackay Mackay Service Centre,
The Hub Ground Floor 12 Greenfields Boulevard
3 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
24 July, 5 pm to 6 pm
Caboolture Uniting Church Hall,
Corner King Street and Smiths Road
3 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
11 September, 5 pm to 6 pm

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
Mackay Mackay Service Centre,
The Hub Ground Floor 12 Greenfields Boulevard
10 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
25 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Caboolture Uniting Church Hall,
Corner King Street and Smiths Road
27 July, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
27 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Warwick Warwick Service Centre,
37 Albion Street
27 July, 10 am to 12 pm
Dalby Dalby Service Centre,
34-36 Patrick Street
10 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
21 August, 5 pm to 6 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba Service Centre,
12 Bell Street
24 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
12 September, 4:00 pm to 5:30 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
Warwick Warwick Service Centre,
37 Albion Street
27 July, 1 pm to 3 pm
Caboolture Uniting Church Hall,
Corner King Street and Smiths Road
2 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mackay Mackay Service Centre,
The Hub Ground Floor 12 Greenfields Boulevard
7 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba Service Centre,
12 Bell Street
24 August, 1 pm to 3 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba City Library, Conference Room,
Corner Victoria and Herries Streets
7 September, 6 pm to 8 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
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
13 July, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
20 July, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Mackay Mackay Service Centre,
The Hub Ground Floor 12 Greenfields Boulevard
14 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
4 September, 5 pm to 6 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
Caboolture Uniting Church Hall,
Corner King Street and Smiths Road
20 July, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Page last updated: 21 June 2017