Upcoming FIS seminars in Victoria

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

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
Ringwood Realm,
179 Maroondah Highway
31 August, 6 pm to 8 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
Sale Sale Quest Apartments Conference Room,
180-184 York Street (Princes Highway)
13 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Ringwood Realm,
179 Maroondah Highway
14 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Geelong Australia Post Small Business Hive,
108 Gheringhap Street
18 September, 6 pm to 8 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
Sale Quest Apartments Conference Room,
180-184 York Street
16 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Ringwood Realm,
179 Maroondah Highway
7 September, 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
Reservoir Reservoir Community and Learning Centre,
23 Edwardes Street
18 July, 2 pm to 4 pm

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
Mount Waverley Hotel Bruce County,
445 Blackburn Road
19 September, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
Reservoir Reservoir Community and Learning Centre,
23 Edwardes Street
1 August, 2 pm to 4 pm
Sale Quest Apartments Conference Room,
180-184 York Street
30 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Ringwood Realm,
179 Maroondah Highway
21 September, 6 pm to 8 pm

Page last updated: 27 June 2017