Upcoming FIS seminars in South Australia

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

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

Understanding superannuation seminar

Topics covered:

  • How superannuation works
  • Who can contribute
  • Accumulations and options within funds
  • Access to superannuation
Location Venue Date and time
Adelaide Uniting Communities,
10 Pitt Street
20 June, 4:15 pm to 6:00 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
Payneham Payneham Community Centre,
374 Payneham Road
6 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
Adelaide Uniting Communities,
10 Pitt Street
20 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
Oaklands Park Marion Service Centre
8 Warracowie Way
21 June, 4:15 pm to 6:00 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
Modbury Modbury Service Centre,
96 Reservoir Road
30 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
Payneham Payneham Community Centre,
374 Payneham Road
16 May, 4:15 pm to 6:00 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
Adelaide Uniting Communities,
10 Pitt Street
9 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Oaklands Park Marion Service Centre,
8 Warracowie Way
24 May, 6 pm to 8 pm

Estate planning for older people 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
Payneham Payneham Community Centre,
374 Payneham Road
16 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Adelaide Uniting Communities,
10 Pitt Street
23 May, 6 pm to 8 pm

Home Equity loans for seniors seminar

Topics covered:

  • Understanding Home Equity Conversion loans
  • Benefits
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Estate issues
  • How to get more information
Location Venue Date and time
Modbury Modbury Service Centre,
96 Reservoir Road
18 April, 4:15 pm to 6:00 pm

Protecting your assets seminar

Topics covered:

  • Getting started
  • Asset classes and risk
  • Strategies
  • Product types
Location Venue Date and time
Payneham Payneham Community Centre,
374 Payneham Road
6 June, 4:15 pm to 6:00 pm

Retrenched or leaving your job - your choices seminar

Topics covered:

  • Centrelink options while you look for work
  • Superannuation issues
  • Financial planning
  • Looking for work
Location Venue Date and time
Oaklands Park Marion Service Centre,
8 Warracowie Way
10 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Noarlunga Centre Noarlunga Service Centre,
9 Alexander Kelly Drive
14 June, 4:15 pm to 6:00 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
Modbury Modbury Service Centre,
96 Reservoir Road
30 May, 4:15 pm to 6:00 pm

Working beyond age pension age seminar

Topics covered:

  • Your choices at age pension age
  • Pension Bonus Scheme
  • How the income test works
  • Taxation and superannuation initiatives
Location Venue Date and time
Modbury Modbury Service Centre,
96 Reservoir Road
27 June, 6 pm to 8 pm

Page last updated: 28 April 2017

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