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
Robina Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
24 October, 10:00 am to 12 pm
24 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
25 October, 2:00pm to 4:00 pm
Gympie Gympie RSL - Orchid Room,
217 Mary Street
31 October, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
21 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 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
Robina Robina Auditorium/Conference Room, Robina Library Building,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
20 September, 3 pm to 5 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
11 October, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Indooroopilly

Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road

24 October, 5:30pm 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
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
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
23 November, 5 pm to 7 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
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
5 October, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Upper Coomera Upper Coomera Community Centre,
90 Reserve Road
9 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
37-39 Cotton Street
9 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
9 October, 5 pm to 6 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
19 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Gympie Gympie RSL - Orchid Room,
217 Mary Street
24 October, 6 pm to 8 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library, Level 4,
322 Moggill Road
8 November, 2 pm to 4 pm
Kingaroy Kingaroy RSL - Anzac Room,
126 Kingaroy Street
20 November, 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
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
12 September, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Robina Robina Auditorium/Conference Room, Robina Library Building,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
20 September, 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
11 October, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Gympie Gympie RSL - Orchid Room,
217 Mary Street
24 October, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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
North Lakes North Lakes Golf Glub,
1 Bridgeport Drive
14 September, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
21 September, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
28 September, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba City Library Conference Room,
Corner Victoria and Herries Street
5 October, 6 pm to 8 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
10 October, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Gympie Gympie RSL - Orchid Room,
217 Mary Street
17 October, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
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
Townsville Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Corner Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive, Thuringowa
12 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
North Lakes North Lakes Golf Glub,
1 Bridgeport Drive
13 September, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Robina Robina Auditorium/Conference Room, Robina Library Building,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
20 September, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
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

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
Chermside Chermside Library,
375 Hamilton Road
13 September, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Townsville Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Corner Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive, Thuringowa
13 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Robina Robina Auditorium/Conference Room, Robina Library Building,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
11 October, 10 am to 12 pm
11 October, 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

Topics covered:

  • Fees and costs
  • The financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Gympie Gympie RSL - Orchid Room,
217 Mary Street
17 October, 6 pm to 8 pm
Kingaroy Kingaroy RSL - Anzac Room,
126 Kingaroy Street
9 November, 6 pm to 8 pm

Managing your money seminar

Topics covered:

  • Budgeting and saving
  • Managing debts
  • Planning for the future
  • Protecting your assets
Location Venue Date and time
Toowoomba Toowoomba City Library Conference Room,
Corner Victoria and Herries Street
26 October, 6 pm to 8 pm

Retrenched or leaving your job - your choices seminar

Topics covered:

  • Centrelink options while you look for work
  • Superannuation issues
  • Financial planning
  • Looking for work
Location Venue Date and time
Toowoomba Toowoomba City Library Conference Room,
Corner Victoria and Herries Street
12 October, 6 pm to 8 pm

Understanding property investments seminar

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
Biggera Waters Biggera Waters Service Centre,
95 Brisbane Road
10 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba City Library Conference Room 23 November, 6 pm to 8 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
Toowoomba Toowoomba City Library Conference Room,
Corner Victoria and Herries Street
2 November, 6 pm to 8 pm

Page last updated: 12 September 2017