Upcoming FIS seminars in New South Wales

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in New South Wales.

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
The Entrance The Entrance Community Centre, Block E, Room 1,
Battley Avenue
14 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Parramatta Parramatta RSL Club
Cnr Macquarie & O'Connell Streets
15 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macqaurie Library,
Cnr Gordon & Grant Street
27 November, 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
Port Macquarie Port Macqaurie Library,
Cnr Gordon & Grant Street
13 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macqaurie Library,
Cnr Gordon & Grant Street
13 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macqaurie Library,
Cnr Gordon & Grant Street
13 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Tweed Heads Sth AO Training Room Centrelink Service Centre,
100 Blundell Blvd
14 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Tweed Heads Blue Room, Tweed Heads Bowls Club,
Wharf Street
14 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Murwillumbah Murwillumbah RSL Club,
10 Wollumbin St
15 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Taree Taree Library,
242 Victoria Street
16 November, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Marrickville Herb Greedy Hall,
79 Petersham Road
29 November, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Marrickville Herb Greedy Hall,
79 Petersham Road
30 November, 3:30 pm to 5:30 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
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL Club,
77 Castle Street
13 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Chatswood Chatswood Library - To book call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900
409 Victoria Avenue
16 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
The Kingsway
28 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
30 November, 5 pm to 7 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macqaurie Library,
Cnr Gordon & Grant Street
4 December, 6:30 pm to 7:30 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
Albury The Commercial Club,
Dean Street
14 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dapto Dapto Citizens Bowling Club,
102 Fowlers Road
14 November, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Taree Taree Library,
242 Victoria Street
15 November, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macqaurie Library,
Cnr Gordon & Grant Street
20 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
28 November, 4 pm to 6 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
28 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Lismore Lismore Workers Club,
Keen Street
29 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Tweed Heads Sth AO Training Room Centrelink Service Centre,
100 Blundell Blvd
30 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Tweed Heads Sth AO Training Room Centrelink Service Centre,
100 Blundell Blvd
30 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
5 December, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Raymond Terrace Raymond Terrace Library,
18a Sturgeon Street
14 December, 5:30 pm to 7:30 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
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
14 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Albury The Commercial Club,
Dean Street
21 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
The Kingsway
28 November, 3 pm to 5 pm
Chatswood Chatswood Library - To book call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900,
409 Victoria Avenue
4 December, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Lismore Lismore Workers Club,
Keen Street
5 December, 10 am to 12 pm
Chatswood Chatswood Library - To book call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900,
409 Victoria Avenue
8 December, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
14 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
West Ryde Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club,
117 Ryedale Road
15 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Tweed Heads Sth AO Training Room Centrelink Service Centre,
100 Blundell Blvd
16 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Tweed Heads Sth AO Training Room Centrelink Service Centre,
100 Blundell Blvd
16 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Kempsey Kempsey Library,
Elbow Street
16 November, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL Club,
77 Castle Street
20 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
21 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Grafton Grafton Library, Meeting Room 2
Pound Street
29 November, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College Rooms
11B Park Avenue
29 November, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Charlestown Charlestown Central Leagues Club
8 Bula Street
6 December, 6 pm to 8 pm

Estate planning for older Australians seminar

Topics covered:

  • Intestacy and wills
  • Guardianship and enduring power of attorney
  • The role of insurance
  • Estate plan within your financial plan
Location Venue Date and time
Mount Pritchard Mounties Club,
101 Meadows Road
14 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Wallsend Wallsend Library,
30 Bunn Street
14 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library,
12 Chester Hill Road
14 November, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Sydney The York Conference and Function Centre,
Level 2, 99 York Street
30 November, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Centrelink and Carers seminar

Topics covered:

  • Assistance for carers
Location Venue Date and time
Bathurst Reliance Credit Union Auditorium, Ground Floor,
203-209 Russell Street
10 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Sydney The York Conference & Function Centre,
Level 2, 99 York Street
30 November, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Investing for retirement seminar

Topics covered:

  • Fees and costs
  • The financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Sydney The York Conference & Function Centre,
Level 2, 99 York Street
30 November, 2 pm to 4 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library,
165 Railway Parade
30 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Retirement reality and investment choices seminar

Topics covered:

  • 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
Albury The Commercial Club,
Dean Street
28 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dapto Dapto Citizens Bowling Club,
102 Fowlers Road
28 November, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Running your own super fund seminar

Topics covered:

  • How DIY superannuation works
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Setup fees and costs
  • Administration requirements
Location Venue Date and time
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
28 November, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Parramatta Parramatta RSL Club
Cnr Macquarie & O'Connell Streets
29 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Chatswood Chatswood Library - To book call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900
409 Victoria Avenue
30 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Page last updated: 13 November 2017