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
Dubbo Dubbo Service Centre,
64 Wingewarra Street
7 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Erina Erina Library, MS3 Meeting Room,
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
17 February, 10 am to 11 am
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library & Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
21 February, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
22 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Fairy Meadow The Fraternity Club,
11 Bourke Street
28 February, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Kempsey Kempsey Bowling Club,
10 Polwood Street
1 March, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta,
165 Railway Parade
1 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Aveenue
7 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Coffs Harbour Community Village, Room 1,
Earl Street (behind Coles)
17 March 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Grafton Grafton Library, Room 2,
Pound Street
21 March 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
21 March 6 pm to 8 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
Tweed Heads Twin Towers Services Club,
Wharf Street
30 January, 2 pm to 4 pm
Tweed Heads Twin Towers Services Club,
Wharf Street
30 January, 6 pm to 8 pm
Camden

Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street

30 January, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm 
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre,
300 George Street
1 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
6 February, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm 
Dubbo Dubbo Service Centre,
64 Wingewarra Street
6 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Murwillumbah Murwillumbah Services Club,
10 Wollumbin Street
7 February, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Fairy meadow The Fraternity Club,
11 Bourke Street
7 February, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Erina Erina Library, MS2 Meeting Room,
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
8 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Wagga Wagga Commercial Club,
77 Gurwood Street
8 February, 11 am to 12 pm
Wagga Wagga Commercial Club,
77 Gurwood Street
8 February, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Wagga Wagga Commercial Club,
77 Gurwood Street
9 February, 11 am to 12 pm
Wagga Wagga Commercial Club,
77 Gurwood Street
9 February, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library & Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
14 February, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta,
165 Railway Parade
15 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Aveenue
21 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
22 February, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie Library,
Cnr Grant & Gordon Street

28 February, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Bondi Junction Waverley Library,
32 - 48 Denison Street
1 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Taree Taree Library,
242 Victoria Street
7 March, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Randwick Randwick Club,
135 Alison Road
7 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
7 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Parramatta Parramatta RSL Club,
Cnr Macquarie and O'Connell Streets
12 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
The Entrance The Entrance Community Centre, Block E, Room 1,
Battley Avenue
19 March, 5:30 pm to 7:30 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
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
13 February, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Windsor Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre,
300 George Street
15 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Erina Erina Library, MS3 Meeting Room,
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
17 February, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Murray Street
20 February, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Tweed Heads Tweed Heads Service Centre,
100 Blundell Boulevard
22 February, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Murwillumbah Murwillumbah Service Centre,
107-113 Wollumbin Street
28 February, 5 pm to 7 pm
West Kempsey Kempsey Bowling Club,
10 Polwood Street
1 March, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta,
165 Railway Parade
15 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Coffs Harbour Community Village, Room 1,
Earl Street (Behind Coles)
17 March, 12 pm to 2 pm
Grafton Grafton Library, Room 2,
Pound Street
21 March, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Fairy Meadow The Fraternity Club,
11 Bourke Street
21 March, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library & Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
21 March, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Aveenue
21 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
22 March, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Parramatta Parramatta RSL Club,
Cnr Macquarie and O'Connell Streets
26 March, 6 pm to 8 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
The Entrance The Entrance Library,
211A The Entrance Road
16 February, 2 pm to 4 pm
Dubbo Dubbo Service Centre,
64 Wingewarra Street
20 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Ryde Ryde Library - to book call City of Ryde 02 9952 8222,
1 Pope Street
1 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library,
Blackwall Road
2 March, 10 am to 12 pm
Bathurst Bathurst Service Centre,
168 Russell Street
2 March, 10 am to 12 pm
Parramatta Parramatta RSL Club,
Cnr Macquarie and O'Connell Streets
21 March, 10:30 am to 12:30 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
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library,
Blackwall Road
2 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Tweed Heads Tweed Heads Service Centre,
100 Blundell Boulevard
8 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Dubbo Dubbo Service Centre,
64 Wingewarra Street
12 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Murwillumbah Murwillumbah Service Centre,
107-113 Wollumbin Street
14 February, 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Grafton

Grafton Library, Room 2,
Pound Street

21 February, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Cavanbah Centre (Main Hall),
191 Harbour Drive
26 February, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Toukley Toukley Library,
Cnr Main St & Victoria Avenue
28 February, 10:30 am to 12:30 am
Mount Pritchard Mounties,
101 Meadow Road
7 March, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Dubbo Dubbo Service Centre,
64 Wingewarra Street
7 March, 6 pm to 8 pm
Bathurst Bathurst Service Centre,
168 Russell Street
9 March, 10 am to 12 pm
Kempsey Kempsey-Macleay RSL Club 9 March, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library
Westfield Shopping Centre, Wyong Road
7 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Port Macquarie Port Macquarie Library,
Cnr Grant & Gordon Street
20 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Grafton Grafton Library, Room 2,
Pound Street
21 February,  2:15 pm to 4:00 pm
Coffs Harbour Cavanbah Centre (Main Hall),
191 Harbour Drive
26 February, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Dubbo Dubbo Service Centre,
64 Wingewarra Street
27 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Taree Taree Library,
242 Victoria Street
6 March, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Kempsey Kempsey-Macleay RSL Club,
York Lane, off Smith Street
9 March, 4:15 pm to 6:00 pm
Bathurst Bathurst Service Centre,
168 Russell Street
16 March, 10 am to 12 pm
Fairy Meadow The Fraternity Club,
11 Bourke Street
28 March, 5:30 pm to 7:30 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
East Maitland East Maitland Bowling Club,
Banks Street
31 January, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Dubbo Dubbo Service Centre,
64 Wingewarra Street
12 March, 10 am to 12 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
The Entrance The Entrance Community Centre, Block E, Room 1,
Battley Avenue
19 February, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Epping Epping Leisure and Learning Centre - to book call Epping Library 02 9806 5843,
Chambers Court
13 March, 6:30 pm to 8:00 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
Erina Erina Library, MS3 Meeting Room,
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
17 February, 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library & Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
27 February, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL Club,
932 Pittwater Road
22 March, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Salary sacrifice seminar

Topics covered:

  • How salary sacrifice works
  • Salary sacrifice to super and other choices
  • Taxation and salary sacrifice
  • Impact on family payment
Location Venue Date and time
Erina Erina Library, MS3 Meeting Room,
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
17 February, 11:45 am to 12:45 pm

Understanding shares seminar

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
Taree Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre,
21 Manning River Drive
1 March, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Port Macquarie

Best Western Macquarie Barracks Motel,
103 Hastings River Drive

13 March, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Page last updated: 19 January 2018