Financial Information Service

Tasmania

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

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

Currently, there are no planning for retirement seminars scheduled.

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
Currie King Island Regional Development Organization,
5 George Street
20 November, 2 pm to 4 pm
Launceston Launceston Service Centre,
8 Boland Street
22 November, 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
Launceston Launceston Service Centre,
8 Boland Street
20 November, 6 pm to 8 pm

Living in retirement seminars

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
Hobart Hobart Service Centre,
30 - 38 Barrack Street
29 November, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

General interest seminars

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
Lindisfarne Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania,
1 Ford Parade
1 December, 9 am to 2 pm

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
Launceston Launceston Service Centre,
8 Boland Street
27 November, 6 pm to 8 pm

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
Launceston Launceston Service Centre,
8 Boland Street
29 November, 6 pm to 8 pm
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Page last updated: 16 November 2018