Western Australia

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

Booking a FIS seminar

There are 2 ways to book a seminar.

You can email the FIS seminar 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
Fremantle Fremantle City Library,
Fremantle Oval 70 Parry Street
31 January, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Australind Australind Public Library,
Mulgara Street
20 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Joondalup Joondalup Service Centre,
68 Reid Promenade
25 February, 2 pm to 3 pm
Fremantle Fremantle City Library,
70 Parry Street
28 February, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Bunbury Bunbury Public Library,
Parkfield Street
13 March, 10 am to 12 pm
Baldivis Mary Davies Library,
17 Settlers Avenue
16 March, 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
Gosnells The Agonis Centre,
Lyall Richardson Hall
2232 Albany Hwy
26 February, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Bunbury Bunbury Public Library,
Parkfield Street
20 March, 10 am to 12 pm
Baldivis Mary Davies Library,
17 Settlers Avenue
23 March, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Melville AH Bracks Library,
Cnr Stock Road and Canning Highway
27 March, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Getting ready for retirement

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
Perth Inaloo Service Centre,
40 Hassler Road
23 January, 9 am to 10 am
Melville AH Bracks Library,
Cnr Stock Road and Canning Highway
31 January, 2 pm to 3 pm
Maylands The Rise Function Centre,
28 Eighth Avenue
4 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Joondalup Joondalup Service Centre,
68 Reid Promenade
11 February, 2 pm to 3 pm
Australind Australind Public Library,
Mulgara Street
13 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Fremantle Fremantle City Library,
70 Parry Street
27 February, 6 pm to 8 pm
Tuart Hill Osborne Park Library,
9 Royal Street
5 March, 10 am to 12 pm
Bunbury Bunbury Public Library,
Parkfield Street
6 March, 10 am to 12 pm
Baldivis Mary Davies Library,
17 Settlers Avenue
9 March, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Bayswater Bayswater Library,
25 King William Street
18 March, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Perth Inaloo Service Centre,
40 Hasler Road Osborne Park
19 March, 9 am to 10 am
Tuart Hill Osborne Park Library,
9 Royal Street
26 March, 5:45 pm to 7:45 pm
Fremantle Fremantle City Library,
70 Parry Street
27 March, 11 am to 12 pm
Perth Inaloo Service Centre,
40 Hasler Road Osborne Park
9 April, 9 am to 10 am

Living in retirement seminars

Currently there are no living in retirement seminars scheduled.

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
Bunbury Bunbury Public Library,
Parkfield Street
27 March, 10 am to 12 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
Australind Australind Public Library
Mulgara Street
27 February, 10 am to 12 pm
Bunbury Bunbury Public Library,
Parkfield Street
3 April, 10 am to 12 pm

Estate planning for older people

Topics covered:

  • choices and consequences
  • making the most of your pension
  • centrelink assessment issues
  • rights and obligations
Location Venue Date and time
Cannington Cannington Service Centre,
1296 Albany Highway
23 January, 2 pm to 3 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 January 2020