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
Chatswood Chatswood Library, to Book Call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900
409 Victoria Avenue
19 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
26 July, 8 pm to 9 pm
Erina Erina Library, MS2 Meeting Room
Erina Fair Shopping Centre
2 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta
165 Railway Parade
9 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL,
77 Castle Street
20 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
21 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Charlestown Central Charlestown Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
24 August, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Caringbah The Tradies,
28-30 Banksia Road

28 August, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
28 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library and Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
29 August, 5:45 pm 7:45 pm
Menai Club Menai,
44 - 60 Allison Crescent
11 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
The Kingsway
25 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 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
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
17 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Wyong Road, Westfield Shopping Centre
18 July, 10 am to 12 pm
Mt Pritchard Mounties Club,
101 Meadows Road
18 July, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
24 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
25 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
26 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta,
165 Railway Parade
2 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL,
77 Castle Street
6 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Windsor Windsor RSL Club,
36 Argyle Street
9 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library and Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
22 August, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Erina Erina Library ,
MS2 Meeting Room, Erina Fair Shopping Centre
13 September, 6 pm to 8 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
Chatswood Chatswood Library, to Book Call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900
409 Victoria Avenue
26 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
31 July, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
7 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
15 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta,
165 Railway Parade
16 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL,
77 Castle Street
23 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Windsor Windsor RSL Club,
36 Argyle Street
23 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
23 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Caringbah The Tradies,
28 -30 Banksia Road
28 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Chester Hill Chester Hill Library and Knowledge Centre,
12 Chester Hill Road
5 September, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
12 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College, Training Room,
11B Park Street
17 September, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College, Training Room,
11B Park Street
17 September, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Wyong Road, Westfield Shopping Centre
19 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Gymea The Tradies,
The Kingsway
25 September, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
27 September, 3 pm to 5 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
Salamander Bay Tomaree Library,
20 Town Centre Circuit
27 July, 11:30 am to 1:15 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College, Training Room,
11B Park Street
1 August, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL,
77 Castle Street
13 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Charlestown Central Charlestown Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
24 August, 1 pm to 3 pm
Parramatta Parramatta RSL Club,
Cnr Macquarie and O'Connell Sts
5 September, 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm
Chatswood Chatswood Library, to Book Call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900
409 Victoria Avenue
10 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
26 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
27 September, 6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta,
165 Railway Parade
27 September, 6 pm to 8 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
Salamander Bay Tomaree Library,
20 Town Centre Circuit
27 July, 9:30 am to 11:15 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College, Training Room,
11B Park Street
1 August, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Parramatta Parramatta RSL Club,
Cnr Macquarie and O'Connell Streets
15 August, 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm
Kogarah St George Leagues Club,
124 Princes Highway
22 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
23 August, 3 pm to 5 pm
Charlestown Central Charlestown Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
24 August, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Penrith Penrith RSL Club,
8 Tindale Street
5 September, 3 pm to 5 pm
Menai Club Menai,
44 - 60 Allison Crescent
11 September, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Windsor Windor RSL Club,
36 Argyle Street
13 September, 3 pm to 5 pm
Toukley Toukley Library,
Cnr Main Road and Victoria Avenue
26 September, 10:30 pm to 12:30 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
Hunters Hill Ryde Library - to book call City of Ryde on 02 9952 8222,
22 Alexandra Street
25 July, 10 am to 12 pm
Salamander Bay Tomaree Library,
20 Town Centre Circuit
27 July, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm
Springwood Springwood Sports Club,
83 Macquarie Road
16 August, 3 pm to 5 pm
Charlestown Central Charlestown Leagues Club,
8 Bula Street
24 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Toukley Toukley Library,
Cnr Main Road and Victoria Avenue
29 August, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Coffs Harbour Community College, Training Room,
11B Park Street
29 August, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Castle Hill Castle Hill RSL,
77 Castle Street
30 August, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Chatswood Chatswood Library, to Book Call Chatswood Library on 02 9777 7900
409 Victoria Avenue
14 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Tuncurry WEA Coast,
Cnr Manning and Lake Streets
20 September, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Centrelink and Carers

Topics covered:

  • assistance for carers
Location Venue Date and time
Cabramatta Whitlam Library Cabramatta,
165 Railway Parade
20 September, 10 am to 12 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
Salamander Bay Tomaree Library,
20 Town Centre Circuit
27 July, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Hunters Hill Hunter Hill Town Hall - to book Call City of Ryde Customer Service on 02 9952 8222,
22 Alexandra Street
12 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Mt Pritchard Mounties Club,
101 Meadows Road
12 September, 6:00 pm to 8:30 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
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
22 August, 6 pm to 8 pm

Investing for retirement

Topics covered:

  • fees and costs
  • the financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Coffs Harbour Community College, Training Room,
11B Park Street
29 August, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library,
Blackwall Road
7 September, 10 am to 12 pm

Managing your money

Topics covered:

  • budgeting and saving
  • managing debts
  • planning for the future
  • protecting your assets
Location Venue Date and time
Tuggerah Tuggerah Library,
Wyong Road, Westfield Shopping Centre
15 August, 10 am to 12 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
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
1 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Woy Woy Woy Woy Library,
Blackwall Road
3 August, 10 am to 12 pm

Running your own super fund

Topics covered:

  • how DIY superannuation works
  • advantages and disadvantages
  • setup fees and costs
  • administration requirements
Location Venue Date and time
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
23 August, 8 pm to 9 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
4 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Campbelltown Campbelltown Service Centre,
8 - 10 Browne Street
11 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Understanding property

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
Blacktown Blacktown RSL Club,
Second Avenue
8 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Mt Pritchard Mounties Club,
101 Meadows Road
15 August, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Camden Camden Service Centre,
16 - 22 Murray Street
25 September, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Dee Why Dee Why RSL,
932 Pittwater Road
27 September, 8 pm to 9 pm
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Page last updated: 16 July 2018