Financial Information Service

Queensland

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

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
Townsville Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Harvey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
12 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
13 September, 4:00 pm to 5:45 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
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
20 August, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Townsville Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
11 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
Logan Central Logan Central Library,
26 Wilbur Street
10 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
11 July, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Upper Coomera Upper Coomera Community Centre,
90 Reserve Road
16 July, 10 am to 12 pm
Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
Cnr White & Cotton Street
16 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Townsville Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
18 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
19 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Currumbin

Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street

6 August, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
6 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
21 August, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
20 September, 4:00 pm to 5:45 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
Ipswich Ipswich Central Library, Barry Jones Auditorium,
40 South Street
17 July, 10 am to 12 pm
Biggera Waters Biggera Waters Service Centre,
95 Brisbane Road
14 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Townsville Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
14 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Mt Pleasant Mackay Service Centre,
12 Greenfields Boulevard
20 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Springfield Central Aveo Springfield Auditorium,
7004 Health Care Drive
22 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
22 August, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Gympie Gympie Service Centre,
27 O'Connell Street
23 August, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Upper Coomera Upper Commera Community Centre,
90 Reserve Road
17 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
Cnr White and Cotton Street
17 September, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
27 September, 4:00 pm to 5:45 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
Townsville Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
17 July, 6 pm to 8 pm
Springfield Central Aveo Springfield Auditorium,
7004 Health Care Drive
18 July, 2 pm to 4 pm
Gympie Gympie Service Centre,
27 O'Connell Street
26 July, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Logan Central Logan Central Library,
26 Wilbur Street
7 August, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
8 August, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
9 August, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
5 September, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
5 September, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
6 September, 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
19 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
19 September, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Gympie Gympie Service Centre,
27 O'Connell Street
20 September, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Dalby Dalby Service Centre,
32 - 34 Patrick Street
27 September, 10 am to 12 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
Biggera Waters Biggera Waters Service Centre,
95 Brisbane Road
17 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ipswich Ipswich Central Library, Barry Jones Auditorium,
40 South Street
14 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Townsville Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
15 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
23 August, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Mt Pleasant Centrelink Office,
12 Greenfields Boulevard
10 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Springfield Central Aveo Springfield Auditorium,
7004 Health Care Drive
19 September, 2 pm to 4 pm
Dalby Dalby Service Centre,
32 - 34 Patrick Street
27 September, 1 pm to 2 pm

Centrelink and Carers

Topics covered:

  • Assistance for carers
Location Venue Date and time
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
6 September, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
6 September, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Logan Central Logan Central Library,
26 Wilbur Street
11 September, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
12 September, 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
17 July, 10 am to 12 pm
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
17 July, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Upper Coomera Upper Coomera Community Centre,
90 Reserve Road
13 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
Cnr White and Cotton Street
13 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ipswich Ipswich Central Library, Barry Jones Auditorium,
40 South Street
11 September, 10 am to 12 pm

Investing with safety

Topics covered:

  • Fees and costs
  • The financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Biggera Waters Biggera Waters Service Centre,
95 Brisbane Road
18 September, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Understanding shares

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
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
8 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
8 August, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Page last updated: 5 July 2018