Individuals

Medicare online accounts and Express Plus Medicare mobile apps may experience intermittent availability due to scheduled maintenance.

Centrelink online accounts and Express Plus Centrelink mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Child Support online accounts and Express Plus Child Support mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Business
Individuals

Medicare online accounts and Express Plus Medicare mobile apps may experience intermittent availability due to scheduled maintenance.

Centrelink online accounts and Express Plus Centrelink mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Child Support online accounts and Express Plus Child Support mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Business
Financial Information Service

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
Carlton Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre,
251 Faraday Street
23 May, 2 pm to 4 pm
Dandenong Chisholm TAFE Dandenong  Campus, Building A, Main Auditorium, Room A124,
121 Stud Road
29 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30
Frankston Chisholm TAFE Frankson Campus, Building N101 Ground Floor,
Enter via Kelso Street
31 May, 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
Ivanhoe Ivanhoe Library,
255 Upper Heidelberg Road
22 May, 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm
Boronia St Pauls Church,
Cnr William and Dorset Streets
23 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mill Park

Mill Park Motor Inn,
14 the Link

7 June, 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
Bairnsdale Riversleigh Hotel Conference Room
1 Nicholson Street
22 May, 7 pm to 9 pm
Mill Park Mill Park Motor Inn,
14 The Link
24 May, 6:30 pm 8:30 pm
Carlton Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre,
251 Faraday Street
30 May, 2 pm to 4 pm
Dandenong Chisholm TAFE Dandenong Campus, Building A, Main Auditorium, Room A124,
121 Stud Road
5 June, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Frankston Chisholm TAFE Frankson Campus, Building N101 Ground Floor,
Enter via Kelso Street
7 June, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Preston Preston Library,
266 Gower Street
12 June, 6 pm to 8 pm
Sale Quest Apartments Conference Room,
180-184 York Street (Princes Hwy)
20 June, 7 pm to 9 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
Taylors Lakes Taylors Lakes Hotel Convention Centre,
7 Melton Highway
29 May, 6 pm to 9 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
Dandenong Chisholm TAFE Dandenong Campus, Building A, Main Auditorium, Room A124,
121 Stud Road
22 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Frankston Chisholm TAFE Frankson Campus, Building N101 Ground Floor,
Enter via Kelso Street
24 May, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Sale Quest Apartments Conference Room,
180 - 184 York St (Princes Hwy)
27 June, 7 pm to 9 pm
Lalor Lalor Library,
2A May Road
31 August, 1 pm to 3 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
Sale Quest Apartments Conference Room,
180-184 York Street (Princes Hwy)
6 June, 7 pm to 9 pm
Bairnsdale Riversleigh Hotel Conference Room,
1 Nicholson Street
19 June, 7 pm to 9 pm

General Interest seminars

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
Mill Park Mill Park Motor Inn,
14 The Link
21 June, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Financial planning and choosing a financial planner

Topics covered:

  • fees and costs
  • disclosure rules
  • the financial planning process
  • what to consider when choosing a financial planner
Location Venue Date and time
Mill Park Mill Park Motor Inn,
14 The Link
31 May, 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
Thomastown Thomastown Library,
54 Main Street
23 July, 1 pm to 3 pm

Understanding property

Topics covered:

  • investing in the property market
  • different types of property and their features
  • financing options and rates of return
  • taxation and property investment
Location Venue Date and time
Taylors Lakes Taylors Lakes Hotel Convention Centre,
7 Melton Highway
22 May, 6 pm to 9 pm
No seminars in your area? Tell us what seminar you're interested in and where you'd like it run.

Page last updated: 18 May 2018