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
Cairns Cairns City Library,
151 Abbott Street
16 October, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
17 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
17 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
24 October, 2 pm to 4 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
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
2 October, 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
3 October, 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Maroochydore Maroochydore Surf Club,
34 Alexandra Parade
9 October, 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
10 October, 2 pm to 4 pm
Maroochydore Maroochydore Surf Club,
34 Alexandra Parade
11 October, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
17 October, 2 pm to 4 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
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
20 September, 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Rockhampton North Rockhampton Service Centre,
190-194 Musgrave Street
25 September, 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
3 October, 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Cairns Cairns City Library,
151 Abbott Street
23 October, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba Service Centre,
12 Bell Street
29 October, 1 pm to 4 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
31 October, 2 pm to 4 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
13 November, 6 pm to 8 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
Hervey Bay Hervey Bay Library,
161 Old Maryborough Road
27 September, 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
4 October, 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
10 October, 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Maroochydore Maroochydore Surf Club,
34 Alexandra Parade
16 October, 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba Service Centre,
12 Bell Street
31 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
8 November, 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Logan Central Logan Central Library,
26 Wilbur Street
13 November, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Cairns Cairns City Library,
151 Abbott Street
13 November, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
14 November, 2 pm to 4 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
22 November, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Browns Plains Logan West Libary,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
22 November, 5:30 pm to 7:00 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
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
Chermside Chermside Library,
375 Hamilton Road
20 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Dalby Dalby Service Centre,
32 - 34 Patrick Street
27 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Oakey Oakey RSL,
76 Campbell Street
3 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Warwick Warwick Service Centre,
37 Albion Street
8 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Goondiwindi Goondiwindi Service Centre,
31 Marshall Street
16 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Biggera Waters Biggera Waters Service Centre,
95 Brisbane Road
16 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kerns Brothers Drive
17 October, 6 pm to 8 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba Service Centre,
12 Bell Street
29 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Noosaville Noosa Service Centre,
28 Eenie Creek Road
7 November, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Gympie Gympie Service Centre,
27 O'Connell Street
8 November, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Upper Coomera Upper Coomera Community Centre,
90 Reserve Road
12 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Nerang Nerang DHS Service Centre,
Cnr White and Cotton Street
12 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Kingaroy Kingaroy Service Centre,
21 Markwell Street
22 November, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
28 November, 2 pm to 4 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
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
Chermside Chermside Library,
375 Hamilton Road
27 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Oakey Oakey RSL,
76 Campbell Street
3 October, 1 pm to 4 pm
Beenleigh Beenleigh Library,
Crete Street
8 October, 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Warwick Warwick Service Centre,
37 Albion Street
8 October, 1 pm to 4 pm
Mt Pleasant Mackay Service Centre,
12 Greenfields Boulevard
8 October, 6 pm to 8 pm
Logan Central Logan Central Library,
26 Wilbur Street
10 October, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
15 October, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
15 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Goondiwindi Goondiwindi Service Centre,
31 Marshall Street
16 October, 1 pm to 4 pm
Cairns Cairns City Library,
151 Abbott Street
16 October, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
16 October, 6 pm to 8 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
17 October, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
18 October, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
Cnr White and Cotton Street
22 October, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Rockhampton North Rockhampton Service Centre,
190-194 Musgrave Street
23 October, 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm
Cairns Cairns City Library,
151 Abbott Street
23 October, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Toowoomba Toowoomba Service Centre,
12 Bell Street
31 October, 1 pm to 4 pm

Centrelink and Carers

Topics covered:

  • Assistance for carers
Location Venue Date and time
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
21 November, 2 pm to 4 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
Springfield Central Aveo Springfield Auditorium,
7004 Health Care Drive
24 October, 10 am to 12 pm
Cairns Cairns City Library,
151 Abbott Street
13 November, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Biggera Waters Biggera Waters Service Centre,
95 Brisbane Road
13 November, 5:30 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

Investing with safety

Topics covered:

  • Fees and costs
  • The financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
10 October, 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
13 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Robina Robina Community Centre,
196 Robina Town Centre Drive
13 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 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
Currumbin Currumbin RSL,
165 Duringan Street
14 November, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Currumbin Currumbin RSL 14 November, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Page last updated: 19 September 2018