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: 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
Launceston Launceston Service Centre,
8 Boland Street
7 June, 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
Burnie Wellers Inn,
36 Queen Street
16 May, 9 am to 12 pm
Devonport Devonport Surf Club,
Bluff Beach
19 May, 1 pm to 4 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
Launceston Launceston Service Centre,
8 Boland Street
29 March, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
Queenstown West Coast Community Services Hub,
9 – 13 Driffield Street
4 April, 4 pm to 6 pm
Smithton Wyndarra Community and Resource Centre,
43 Smith Street
10 April, 4 pm to 6 pm

Seminar suite: General interest

Aged care - fees and charges seminar

Topics covered:

Location Venue Date and time
Launceston Launceston Service Centre,
8 Boland Street
14 June, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
Lindisfarne Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania,
1 Ford Parade
25 March, 9 am to 3 pm
Ulverstone Beachway Motel,
1 Heathcote Road
29 March, 6 pm to 9 pm
Riverside Tailrace Park Convention Centre,
1 Waterfront Drive
8 April, 9 am to 3 pm
Lindisfarne Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania,
1 Ford Parade
13 May, 9 am to 3 pm
Riverside Tailrace Park Convention Centre,
1 Waterfront Drive
3 June, 9 am to 3 pm

Page last updated: 24 March 2017

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