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
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
22 May, 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
4 June, 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
5 June, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Upper Coomera Upper Coomera Community Centre,
90 Reserve Road
11 June, 10 am to 12 pm
Nerang Nerang Service Centre,
Cnr White & Cotton Street
11 June, 5:30 pm to 7:30 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
Maroochydore Maroochy Surf Club,
34 Alexandra Parade
24 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Kallangur Kallangur Memorial Bowls Club,
1351 Anzac Avenue
16 June, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
19 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
Kallangur Kallangur Memorial Bowls Club,
1351 Anzac Avenue
28 June, 6:30 pm to 8:00 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
Bokarina Lake Kawana Community Centre,
114 Sportsmans Parade
22 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
23 May, 2 pm to 4 pm
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
29 May 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Mount Pleasant Mackay Service Centre,
12 Greensfield Boulevard
11 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
Springfield Central Aveo Springfield Auditorium,
7004 Health Care Drive
20 June, 10 am to 12 pm
Kallangur Kallangur Memorial Bowls Club,
1351 Anzac Avenue
25 June, 6:30 pm 8:00 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
Noosaville Ivory Palms Resort,
73 Hilton Terrace
22 May, 3:00 pm to 4:45 pm
Browns Plains Logan West Library,
69 Grand Plaza Drive
24 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Indooroopilly Indooroopilly Library,
Level 4, 322 Moggill Road
29 May, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ipswich Ipswich Central Library, Barry Jones Auditorium,
40 South Street
17 July, 10 am to 12 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
Gympie Gympie Service Centre,
27 O'Connell Street
24 May, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ipswich Ipswich Central Library,
40 South Street
11 June, 10 am to 12 pm
Gympie Gympie Service Centre,
27 O'Connell Street
28 June, 2:00 pm to 3:30 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

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
Cleveland Cleveland Service Centre,
159 Bloomfield Street
4 June, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Thuringowa Townsville Thuringowa Willows Service Centre,
Cnr Hervey Range Road and Kern Brothers Drive
20 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
Kallangur Kallangur Memorial Bowls Club,
1351 Anzac Avenue
21 June, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Retirement reality and investment choices

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
Springfield Central Aveo Springfield Auditorium,
7004 Health Care Drive
23 May, 2 pm to 4 pm
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Page last updated: 18 May 2018