Upcoming FIS seminars in Queensland

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in Queensland.

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
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
24 October, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
24 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
25 October, 2 pm to 4 pm
Mount Pleasant Mackay Service Centre,
The Hub Ground Floor, 12 Greenfields Boulevard
6 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
14 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
21 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Redcliffe La Vida on Anzac,
41 Anzac Avenue
22 November, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Kingaroy Kingaroy RSL - Anzac Room,
126 Kingaroy Street
5 December, 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
Indooroopilly

Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road

24 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Maroochydore Maroochy Surf Club,
34 Alexandra Parade
2 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
7 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
16 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Redcliffe La Vida on Anzac,
41 Anzac Avenue
20 November, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
21 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
23 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Mount Pleasant Mackay Service Centre,
The Hub Ground Floor, 12 Greenfields Boulevard
4 December, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
12 December, 6 pm to 8 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
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
19 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library, Level 4,
322 Moggill Road
8 November, 2 pm to 4 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
15 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Kingaroy Kingaroy RSL - Anzac Room,
126 Kingaroy Street
20 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
Mount Pleasant Mackay Service Centre,
The Hub Ground Floor, 12 Greenfields Boulevard
20 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Redcliffe La Vida on Anzac,
41 Anzac Avenue
23 November, 6:30 pm to 8:00 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
Maroochydore Maroochy Surf Club,
34 Alexandra Parade
9 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
14 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library, Level 4,
322 Moggill Road
15 November, 2 pm to 4 pm
Kingaroy Kingaroy RSL - Anzac Room,
126 Kingaroy Street
20 November, 3:30 pm to 5:30 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
Biggera Waters Biggera Waters Centrelink,
95 Brisbane Road
7 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Kingaroy Kingaroy RSL - Anzac Room,
126 Kingaroy Street
9 November, 3:30 pm to 5:30 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
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
13 November, 5 pm to 6 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
14 November, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
16 November, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Redcliffe La Vida on Anzac,
41 Anzac Avenue
21 November, 6:30 pm to 8:00 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 Pleasant Mackay Service Centre,
The Hub Ground Floor, 12 Greenfields Boulevard
30 October, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
37-39 Cotton Street
6 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Upper Coomera Upper Coomera Community Centre,
90 Reserve Road
6 November, 10 am to 12 pm

Investing for retirement seminar

Topics covered:

  • Fees and costs
  • The financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Kingaroy Kingaroy RSL - Anzac Room,
126 Kingaroy Street
9 November, 6 pm to 8 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
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
7 December, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
14 December, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Page last updated: 17 October 2017