Upcoming FIS seminars in Western Australia

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in Western Australia.

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
Medina Kwinana Bowling Club,
1 Brownell Crescent
8 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Maylands The RISE, 1st Floor function room,
28 Eighth Avenue, corner of Guildford Road
9 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cannington City of Canning Town Hall,
Corner George Street West and Albany Highway
17 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Joondalup Joondalup Reception Centre,
102 Boas Avenue
25 May, 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
Maylands The RISE, 1st Floor function room,
28 Eighth Avenue, corner of Guildford Road
28 March, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Joondalup Joondalup Reception Centre,
102 Boas Avenue
6 April, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Medina Kwinana Bowling Club,
1 Brownell Crescent
1 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cannington City of Canning Town Hall,
Corner George Street West and Albany Highway
10 May, 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
Maylands The RISE, 1st Floor function room,
28 Eighth Avenue, corner of Guildford Road
2 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Joondalup Joondalup Reception Centre,
102 Boas Avenue
11 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Rockingham Gary Holland Centre,
19 Kent Street
15 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cannington City of Canning Town Hall,
Corner George Street West and Albany Highway
24 May, 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
Cockburn Seniors Centre Cockburn,
9 Coleville Crescent
19 June, 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Seminar Suite: General Interest

Understanding property investments seminar

Topics covered:

  • Investing in the property market
  • Different types of property and their features
  • Financing options and rates of return
  • Taxation and property investment
Location Venue Date and Time
South Fremantle The Meeting Place Community Centre,
245 South Terrace
29 March, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Page last updated: 24 March 2017

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