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 email the FIS seminars booking team at least 3 days before the seminar. Don't forget to 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
  • how you found out about the seminar, such as a newspaper, flyer or Facebook

You can also call our FIS seminar booking phone line and book over the phone.

Planning for retirement seminars

Understanding superannuation

Topics covered:

  • how superannuation works
  • who can contribute
  • accumulations and options within funds
  • access to superannuation
Location Venue Date and time
Wallsend Wallsend Library,
30 Bunn Street
1 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Bomaderry Bomaderry Bowling Club,
154 Meroo Road
9 May, 6:15 pm to 8:30 pm
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Westfield Shopping Centre, Wyong Road
23 May, 10 am to 12 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
The Kingsway
29 May, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre,
300 George Street
7 June, 6 pm to 8 pm

Getting ready for retirement seminars

Age Pension and your choices

Topics covered:

  • income and assets tests
  • deeming investments
  • concession issues and tax issues
  • your retirement choices
Location Venue Date and time
Tamworth Tamworth Community Centre,
3A Darling Street
20 April, 11 am to 12 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
24 May, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Sydney Woollahra Library,
To book call Woollahra Library on 9391 7166,  451 New South Head Road
29 May, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Wallsend Wallsend Library,
30 Bunn Street
29 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library,
Blackwall Road
1 June, 10 am to 12 pm
Ryde Epping Leisure and Learning Centre - To book call Epping Library at 02 9806 5843,
Chambers Court
12 June, 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Charlestown Central Charlestown Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
27 June, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Understanding retirement income streams

Topics covered:

  • how income streams work
  • options available
  • tax and Centrelink assessment
  • the consequences of your choices
Location Venue Date and time
Bondi Junction Waverley Library,
32 - 48 Denison Street
26 April, 6 pm to 8 pm
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library,
Blackwall Road
4 May, 10 am to 12 pm
Bomaderry Bomaderry Bowling Club,
154 Meroo Road
9 May, 3.00 pm to 5.15 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
The Kingsway
29 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macquarie Library,
Cnr Grant & Gordon Street
6 June, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Taree Taree Library, Interact Room,
242 Victoria Street
12 June, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Randwick Randwick Club,
135 Alison Road
20 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Prince's Highway
26 June, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Toukley Toukley Library,
Cnr Main Road and Victoria Avenue
27 June, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Living in retirement seminars

Accommodation options in retirement

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
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
19 April, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Mt Pritchard Mounties Club,
101 Meadows Road
2 May, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
16 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre,
300 George Street
17 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Wollongong Wollongong Golf Club,
151 - 161 Corrimal Street
22 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Lismore Lismore Workers CLub,
Keen Street
23 May, 10 am to 12 pm
East Maitland East Maitland Bowling Club,
Banks Street
23 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
29 May, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
30 May, 3 pm to 5 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
31 May, 3 pm to 5 pm
Bondi Junction Waverley Library,
32 - 48 Denison Street
31 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Prince's Highway
5 June, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
5 June, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Macksville Macksville Library,
Princess Street
28 June, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Understanding your pension

Topics covered:

  • choices and consequences
  • making the most of your pension
  • Centrelink assessment issues
  • rights and obligations
Location Venue Date and time
Raymond Terrace Raymond Terrace Library,
18a Sturgeon Street
19 April, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Chatswood Chatswood Library - to book call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900,
409 Victoria Avenue
23 April, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Helensburgh The Tradies,
30 Boomerang Street
1 May, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
2 May, 3 pm to 5 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre,
300 George Street
3 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Casino Casino RSM Club,
Canterbury Street
6 May, 10 am to 12 pm
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
8 May, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
9 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
9 May, 1 pm to 3 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
9 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
15 May, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Wollongong Wollongong Golf Club,
151-161 Corrimal Street
15 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
22 May, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Bomaderry Bomaderry Bowling Club,
154 Meroo Road
23 May, 6:15 pm to 8:30 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
24 May, 3 pm to 5 pm
Wallsend Wallsend Library,
30 Bunn Street
29 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

General interest seminars

Aged care - fees and charges

Topics covered:

  • entry into different levels of care
  • fees and charges
  • options for your former home
  • pension issues
Location Venue Date and time
Tamworth Tamworth Community Centre,
3A Darling Street
4 May, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
8 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Erina Erina Library, MS2 Meeting Room,
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
10 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Toukley Toukley Library,
Cnr Main Street & Victoria Avenue
16 May, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
16 May, 3 pm to 5 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta,
165 Railway Parade
17 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library & Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
23 May, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
23 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Bomaderry Bomaderry Bowling Club,
154 Meroo Road
23 May, 3.00 pm to 5.15 pm
Kempsey Kempsey-Macleay RSL Club,
York Lane, off Smith Street
24 May, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre,
300 George Street
31 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Prince's Highway
5 June, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Woolgoolga Senior Citizens Centre,
Boundary Street
6 June, 11:45 am to 1:30 pm
Bondi Junction Waverley Library,
32 - 48 Denison Street
7 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
East Maitland East Maitland Bowling Club,
Banks Street
20 June, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
21 June, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Centrelink and Carers

Topics covered:

  • assistance for carers
Location Venue Date and time
Parramatta Parramatta Service Centre,
2-12 Macquarie Street
23 May, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Estate planning for older people

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
Albury Albury Library Museum,
Cnr Kiewa and Swift Streets
19 April, 2 pm to 4 pm
Parramatta Parramatta Service Centre,
2-12 Macquarie Street
9 May, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Woolgoolga Senior Citizens Centre,
Boundary Street
9 May, 11:45 am to 1:30 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
9 May, 4 pm to 6 pm
Macksville Macksville Library,
Princess Street
17 May, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Kempsey Kempsey-Macleay RSL Club,
York Lane, off Smith Street
24 May, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Grafton Grafton Library, Room 2,
Pound Street
30 May, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club ,
Second Avenue
30 May, 6 pm to 8 pm
Coffs Harbour Community Village, Room 2,
Earl Street (Behind Coles)
1 June, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library & Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
20 June, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm

Borrowing to invest

Topics covered:

  • gearing and how it works
  • introducing margin lending
  • tax issues relating to gearing property and shares
  • getting finance
Location Venue Date and time
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
21 June, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Investing with safety

Topics covered:

  • fees and costs
  • the financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Parramatta Parramatta Service Centre,
2-12 Macquarie Street
6 June, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Retirement reality and investment choices

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
Taree Taree Library, Interact Room,
242 Victoria Street
4 June, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macquarie Library,
Cnr Grant & Gordon Street
5 June, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Westfield Shopping Centre, Wyong Road
20 June, 10 am to 12 pm

Understanding managed investments

Topics covered:

  • what are managed investments and how they work
  • research and monitoring
  • taxation and managed investments
Location Venue Date and time
Gymea The Tradies,
The Kingsway
26 June, 6 pm to 8 pm

Understanding property investments

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
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
19 April, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Burwood Burwood RSL Club,
96 Shaftesbury Road
5 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macquarie Library,
Cnr Grant & Gordon Street
19 June, 10 am to 12 pm
Taree Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre,
21 Manning River Drive
21 June, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Understanding shares

Topics covered:

  • what are shares and how the share market works
  • research, monitoring and trading
  • positives and negatives
  • taxation and shares
Location Venue Date and time
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
24 April, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
1 May, 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
24 May, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Coffs Harbour Community Village, Room 1,
Earl Street (behind Coles)
28 May, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
The Kingsway
26 June, 3 pm to 4:30 pm

Working beyond age pension age

Topics covered:

  • choices at Age Pension age
  • pensions Bonus Scheme
  • income test and work bonus
  • taxation and superannuation initiatives
Location Venue Date and time
Grafton Grafton Library, Room 2,
Pound Street
30 May, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Community Village, Room 2,
Earl Street (Behind Coles)
1 June, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
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Page last updated: 19 April 2018