Victoria

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

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
Warragul Warragul Library,
75 Victoria Street
6 August, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Broadmeadows Hume Global Learning Centre,
1093 Pascoe Vale Road
6 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
Warragul Warragul Library,
75 Victoria Street
23 July, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Lilydale Box Hill Institute,
34 - 40 John Street
5 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Boronia St Pauls Boronia,
Cnr Dorset Road & William Street
6 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Leongatha Leongatha Library,
2 Smith Street
27 August, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Broadmeadows Hume Global Learning Centre,
1093 Pascoe Vale Road
27 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Alexandra Alexandra Football Netball Club,
Alexandra  Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve William Street 
4 September, 6 pm to 8 pm
Cranbourne East Balla Balla Community Centre,
65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road
13 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Narre Warren Fountain Gate Service Centre,
71-73 Webb Street
15 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
Warragul Warragul Library,
75 Victoria Street
30 July, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Lilydale Box Hill Institute,
34 - 40 John Street
12 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Boronia St Pauls Boronia,
Cnr Dorset Road & William Street
13 August, 6 pm to 8 pm
Broadmeadows Hume Global Learning Centre,
1093 Pascoe Vale Road
13 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Leongatha Leongatha Library,
2 Smith Street
3 September, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Alexandra Alexandra Footbal Netball Club,
Alexandra Showgrounds and Recreation Reserve William Street
11 September, 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
Broadmeadows Hume Global Learning Centre,
1093 Pascoe Vale Road
3 September, 6:30 pm to 8:30 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
Caulfield The Theatrette, Glen Eira Town Hall,
Cnr Glen Eira Road and Hawthorn Roads
5 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Ringwood Realm Meeting Room 4,
Town Square 179 Maroondah Highway
8 August, 10 am to 12 pm
Warragul Warragul Library,
75 Victoria Street
13 August, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Narre Warren Fountain Gate Service Centre,
71 -73 Webb Street
22 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Caulfield Caulfield Cup Room, Glen Eira Town Hall,
Corner of Glen Eira Road and Hawthorn Road
2 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Ringwood Realm, Meeting Room 4,
Town Square, 179 Maroondah Highway
5 September, 10 am to 12 pm
Leongatha Leongatha Library,
2 Smith Street
10 September, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Lakes Entrance Lakes Entrance Library, to book contact the library on 03 5152 4225,
8 Mechanics Street
1 October, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Caulfield Caulfield Cup Room, Glen Eira Town Hall,
Corner of Glen Eira  Road and  Hawthorn Road
7 October, 10 am to 12 pm

General interest seminars

Investing for retirement

Topics covered:

  • fees and costs
  • the financial planning process
Location Venue Date and time
Cranbourne East Balla Balla Community Centre,
65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road
20 August, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Managing your money

Topics covered:

  • budgeting and saving
  • managing debts
  • planning for the future
  • protecting your assets
Location Venue Date and time
Broadmeadows Hume Global Learning Centre,
1093 Pascoe Vale Road
30 July, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Page last updated: 19 July 2019

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