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: Getting ready for retirement

Seminar suite: General interest

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
Geelong Geelong Library, 5th floor,
51 Little Malop Street
6 December, 6 pm to 8 pm
Broadmeadows Hume Global Learning Centre,
1093 Pascoe Vale Road
7 December, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
  • Examples
Location Venue Date and time
Warrnambool Archie Graham Centre,
Timor Street
5 December, 2 pm to 3 pm
5 December, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Shepparton Shepparton Service Centre,
298 Maude Street
6 December, 10 am to 11 am
6 December, 2 pm to 3 pm
Airport West Airport West Service Center,
Shop 79 Westfield Shopping Centre,
Louis Street Airport West
8 December, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Hamilton Blue Malt Restaurant,
106 Gray Street
9 December, 1 pm tp 3 pm
Echuca Campaspe Regional Library,
310 Hare Street
13 December, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Brunswick Moreland Service Centre,
172 Moreland Road
14 December, 10 am to 11 am
14 December, 2 pm to 3 pm
Airport West Airport West Service Centre,
Shop 79 Westfield Shopping Centre,
Louis Street Airport West
15 December, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Cheltenham Cheltenham Service Centre,
1242 Nepean Highway
15 December, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Warrnambool Archie Graham Centre,
Timor Street
19 December, 2 pm to 3 pm
19 December, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Assets Test changes for Pension Bonus Scheme members seminar

Topics covered:

  • Current income and assets tests
  • Assets Test changes from 1 January 2017
  • Examples
Location Venue Date and time
Wangaratta Wangaratta Library,
21 Docker Street
8 December, 12 pm to 2 pm
8 December, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Benalla Benalla Library,
Fawkner Drive
13 December, 2 pm to 4 pm
13 December, 4 pm to 6 pm

Page last updated: 2 December 2016

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