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: 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

Seminar Suite: Getting Ready for Retirement

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
Rockingham Gary Holland Community Centre,
19 Kent Street
5 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
  • How the change affects your rate of pension
Location Venue Date and time
Broome Broom Service Centre,
14 Napier Terrace
5 December 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm

Retirement reality and investment choices seminar

  • 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
Albany Motel Le Grande,
479 Albany Highway
3 December, 8:45 am to 4:00 pm

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
Rockingham Gary Holland Community Centre,
19 Kent Street
12 December, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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