About

Our Team

Lionel Newton - IPA MPADirector
Lionel commenced his accounting career in 2009 after 10 years as a business/systems/process and data analyst in Sydney. Lionel comes with vast corporate and small business development experience. In his personal time you’ll find him on the back of a jet ski
Warren Dewbery - CPA BBusDirector
Warren has a significant background in taxation, financial and management accounting. Warren has been a CPA for the past 17 years and comes with 30 years of accounting experience. Currently, Warren focus is superannuation and taxation planning. In his spare time you may find Warren as a participant in a local tri or other sporting events.
Stefan Lippitsch - CPA MBus MPA Director
Stefan commenced his accounting career after graduating from the University of Queensland in 2012. He holds a Master’s degrees in accounting and business sustainability and has experience in various individual, business and SMSF tax and advisory matters. In his spare time, Stefan enjoys travelling, surfing and everything outdoors.
Paul PerkinsAccountant
Paul started his accounting career in 2005, and has significant experience in all taxation matters. He joined the firm after 15 years in the banking industry where he was Branch Manager of a local bank. Paul also ran his own business for 15 years which helps him to relate to the issues his business clients face. In his spare time, Paul will hook up the camper and go for a journey, go fishing, along with many adventures cruising with P&O.

Consultants

Ronald JacksonConsultant
Commenced working as an Accountant in 1971 in a 3 Partner Practice in Thornbury a Melbourne suburb. The Practice was known as G.F Higham & Co. After working there for eight years, he left to establish his own business, initially in Preston and later in Eltham. He moved to the Sunshine Coast in 1989 and established the office at Woombye in 1996. Ron has had over 40 years experience in Tax and Accounting and of course has seen many changes over the years, especially in areas such as Capital Gains Tax and GST. Ron plays golf and closely follows AFL football.
Adrian van VlietConsultant
Adrian is the most recent addition to our team, he has a significant consulting background in IT and financial projects for firms such as Rio Tinto. Adrian is heading up the Gold Coast Office. In his spare time, you may find Adrian supporting his favourite football teams.