Australian Capital Territory

Find upcoming financial information service (FIS) seminars in the Australian Capital Territory.

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 seminars scheduled.

Getting ready for retirement seminars

Understanding Retirement Income Streams

Topics covered:

  • how income streams work
  • options available
  • tax and Centrelink assessment
  • Your retirement choices
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
Matilda Street
2 April, 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
Phillip Hellenic Club,
Matilda Street
2 April, 2 pm to 4 pm

General interest seminars

Aged Care - Fees and Changes

Topics covered:

  • entry into different levels of care
  • fees and charges
  • options for your former home
  • pension issues.
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
Matilda Street
1 April, 2 pm to 4 pm

Home Equity Loans for Seniors

Topics covered:

  • what are home equity conversion loans?
  • advantages and disadvantages
  • estate issues
  • the alternative options
Location Venue Date and time
Phillip Hellenic Club,
Matilda Street
6 May, 6 pm to 8 pm

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
Phillip Hellenic Club,
Matilda Street
1 April, 6 pm to 8 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
Phillip Hellenic Club,
Matilda Street
7 May, 6 pm to 8 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: 17 February 2020