Upcoming FIS seminars in Victoria

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

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: 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
Caulfield Glen Eira Town Hall, The Theatrette,
Corner of Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
10 February, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Shepparton Overlander Hotel Conference Room,
97 Benalla Road
21 March, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
Caulfield Glen Eira Town Hall, The Theatrette,
Corner of Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
7 February, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
Caulfield Glen Eira Town Hall, The Theatrette,
Corner of Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
15 February, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Shepparton Overlander Hotel Conference Room,
97 Benalla Road
28 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
Shepparton Overlander Hotel Conference Room,
97 Benalla Road
4 April, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Page last updated: 20 January 2017

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