South Australia

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in South Australia.

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 and 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 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
Modbury Modbury Service Centre,
96 Reservoir Road
27 November, 2:00 pm to 3:30 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
Victor Harbor Victor Harbor Civic Centre,
1 Bay Road
27 November, 10 am to 12 pm
Oaklands Park Marion Service Centre,
8 Warracowie Way
4 December, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Naracoorte Naracoorte Town Hall,
95 Smith Street
9 December, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Victor Harbor Victor Harbor Civic Centre,
1 Bay Road
11 December, 10 am to 12 pm
Mt Gambier Mt Gambier Library,
6 Watson Terrace
12 December, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Hallett Cove Cove Civic Centre,
1 Ragamuffin Drive
29 January, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Murray Bridge Murray Bridge Library,
Level 2, 51 South Terrace
3 February, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Mount Barker

Mount Barker Community Centre,

3 Dumas Street

6 February, 1:30 pm to 3:00 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
Modbury Modbury Service Centre,
96 Reservoir Road
4 December, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Whyalla Whyalla Library
7 Ekblom Street
5 December, 10 am to 12 pm
Port Pirie Port Pirie Regional Library
3 Wandearah Road
17 December, 10 am to 12 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
Mt Gambier Mt Gambier Library,
6 Watson Terrace
12 December, 3:30 pm to 5:00 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
Victor Harbor Victor Harbor Civic Centre,
1 Bay Road
27 November, 1 pm to 3 pm
Adelaide Naylor House Ground Floor,
191 Pulteney Street
3 December, 6 pm to 8 pm
Oaklands Park Marion Service Centre,
8 Warracowie Way
4 December, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Naracoorte Naracoorte Town Hall,
95 Smith Street
9 December, 11:30 am to 3:00 pm
Victor Harbor Victor Harbor Civic Centre,
1 Bay Road
11 December, 1 pm to 3 pm
Mt Gambier Mt Gambier Library,
6 Watson Terrace
13 December, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Hallett Cove Cove Civic Centre,
1 Ragamuffin Drive
29 January, 4:00 pm to 5:30 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
Berri Berri Service Centre,
5 Riverview Drive
27 November, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Adelaide Naylor House Ground Floor,
191 Pulteney Street
3 December, 4 pm to 6 pm
Naracoorte Naracoorte Town Hall,
95 Smith Street
9 December, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Mt Gambier Mt Gambier Library,
6 Watson Terrace
13 December, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

No seminars in your area?

You can contact us directly for information about financial matters:

  • over the phone by calling the Older Australians line and say Financial Information Service when prompted, or
  • at a personal appointment with a FIS officer if they have more complex enquiries.

Contact a FIS officer for more information.

Page last updated: 20 November 2019