Upcoming FIS seminars in South Australia

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in South Australia.

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
Adelaide Uniting Communities, 
10 Pitt Street
14 November, 4:15 pm to 5:45 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
Port Lincoln Port Lincoln RSL Club,
14 Hallett Place
17 October, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Coffin Bay Coffin Bay Golf Club,
Giles Road
18 October, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Adelaide Uniting Communities, 
10 Pitt Street
24 October, 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm
Mt Gambier Mt Gambier Library, 
6 Watson Terrace
24 October, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Modbury Modbury Service Centre, 
96 Reservoir Road
31 October, 4:15 pm to 5:45 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
Mt Gambier Mt Gambier Library, 
6 Watson Terrace
24 October, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Adelaide Uniting Communities, 
10 Pitt Street
14 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
Port Lincoln Port Lincoln RSL Club,
14 Hallett Place
17 October, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Coffin Bay Coffin Bay Golf Club,
Giles Road
18 October, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Adelaide Uniting Communities, 
10 Pitt Street
24 October, 6 pm to 8 pm
Mt Gambier Mt Gambier Library, 
6 Watson Terrace
24 October, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Modbury Modbury Service Centre, 
96 Reservoir Road
31 October, 6 pm to 8 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
Mt Barker Mt Barker Service Centre,
30 Stephen Street
1 November, 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
Modbury Modbury Service Centre, 
96 Reservoir Road
19 September, 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm
Payneham Paneham Community Centre, 
374 Payneham Road
17 October, 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm
Port Lincoln Port Lincoln RSL Club,
14 Hallett Place
17 October, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Coffin Bay Coffin Bay Golf Club,
Giles Road
18 October, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Mt Gambier Mt Gambier Library, 
6 Watson Terrace
24 October, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Estate planning for older people 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
Modbury Modbury Service Centre,
96 Reservoir Road
19 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Payneham Paneham Community Centre, 
374 Payneham Road
17 October, 6 pm to 8 pm
Port Lincoln Port Lincoln RSL Club,
14 Hallett Place
17 October, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Coffin Bay Coffin Bay Golf Club,
Giles Road
18 October, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Page last updated: 21 September 2017