Upcoming FIS seminars in Tasmania

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

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: 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
Launceston Launceston Service Centre,
8 Boland Street
15 March, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Seminar suite: Getting Ready for Retirement

Age Pension and your choices seminar

Topics covered:

Location Venue Date and time
Flinders Island Furneaux Arts and Entertainment Centre,
14 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Devonport Devonport Surf Club
The Bluff
17 September, 10 am to 12 noon
17 September, 2 pm to 4 pm

Seminar suite: General interest

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
Whitemark Flinders Island Multi Purpose Centre,
James Street
14 December, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Lindisfarne Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania,
1 Ford Parade
19 December, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

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
Lindisfarne Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania,
1 Ford Parade
21 January, 9 am to 3 pm
Riverside Tailrace Park Convention Centre,
Waterfront Drive
18 February, 9 am to 3 pm
Lindisfarne Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania,
1 Ford Parade
22 March, 9 am to 3 pm

Page last updated: 7 December 2016

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