Upcoming FIS seminars in Queensland

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

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: General interest

      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
      Mackay Mackay Service Centre,
      12 Greenfields Boulevard
      7 December, 6 pm to 8 pm

      Assets Test changes seminar

      Topics covered:

      • Maximum rates of pension
      • Current income and assets tests
      • Assets Test changes from 1 January 2017
      • How the change affects your rate of pension
      Location Venue Date and time
      Ipswich Ipswich Library, Barry Jones Auditorium,
      Corner East and South Streets
      3 December, 10 am to 11 am
      3 December, 12 pm to 1 pm
      Redcliffe Redcliffe Library,
      476 Oxley Avenue
      6 December, 6 pm to 8 pm
      Robina Robina Community Centre,
      196 Robina Town Centre Drive
      7 December, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
      7 December, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
      Kilcoy Kay Avery Centre,
      13 Kennedy Street
      7 December, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
      Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
      Corner Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
      7 December, 6 pm to 8 pm
      Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
      37 - 39 Cotton Street
      12 December, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
      Cairns Cairns Service Centre,
      23 Aplin Street, (entrance beside the driveway)
      14 December, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
      Mackay Mackay Service Centre,
      12 Greenfields Boulevard
      14 December, 6 pm to 8 pm
      Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
      Corner Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
      14 December, 6 pm to 8 pm
      Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
      37 - 39 Cotton Street
      16 January, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
      Browns Plains Logan West Library,
      Grand Plaza Drive
      17 January, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

      Assets Test changes for Pension Bonus Scheme members seminar

      Topics covered:

      • Current income and assets tests
      • Assets Test changes from 1 January 2017
      • Examples
      Location Venue Date and time
      Cairns Cairns Service Centre,
      23 Alpin Street
      14 December, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

      Page last updated: 2 December 2016

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