OPENING HOURS

 

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

 

 

CONTACT US

 

advice@ausurefinancialgroup.com.au

P l   07 3319 5142

 

 

Head Office

 

Level 25, 324 Queen St

Brisbane QLD 4000

 

 

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Our Advisers

 

Ausure Financial Group have a number of skilled professionals around the country that provide specialist advice in roadmapping your financial future.

 
Garth Collingwood

Principal; Senior Financial Planner

 

Garth has been working in the financial advice industry since 2004. 

As a specialist retirement planner, he is renowned in South East Queensland not only for his technical knowledge of Defined Benefit superannuation, but also the honest, collaborative and respectful approach he takes with each of his clients.  This is evidenced by the fact that within his previous employer’s nationwide pool of 160 planners, Garth’s clients had consistently ranked him the top planner in Australia for customer service.

Garth combines his background in science, and technical financial expertise, with the ability to explain complicated concepts and recommend strategies to help you choose how you would like your retirement to look.  A passionate client advocate, he is renowned in the industry for his uncompromising approach to honest advice, and for putting the client first. Garth will partner with you to develop a retirement strategy that you can understand, and can then be practically implemented.

Garth holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor in Behavioural Science, and a Diploma in Financial Planning.  He is a member of Mensa, and graduated high school with an OP of 1.

Garth can provide you with personal advice in the following areas:

  • Defined Benefit schemes, such as CSS, PSS, DFRDB, MSBS and Qsuper.

  • Comprehensive pre-retirement planning.

  • Personalised Retirement planning, incorporating strategies to maximise Centrelink entitlements, and minimise unnecessary tax.

  • Investment advice to achieve your desired outcomes, whether they be capital growth or capital preservation.

  • Ongoing advice to ensure your strategy adapts to legislative changes.

 
Katrina Robbins

Principal; Senior Financial Planner
 

Katrina Robbins is dedicated to using the diverse knowledge she has gained throughout her impressive career, working with some of Australian’s largest financial firms, to empower her clients’ with the services they need to reach their lifestyle and financial goals.

Katrina began in the industry in 1985 and, as her many long-term and loyal clients will attest, she is committed to getting to know you so that she can tailor the perfect mix of services to suit your needs.  This holistic and personalised approach ensures that all of your personal circumstances are fully considered when producing your strategic investment direction.

Katrina has developed and continues to expand on her comprehensive network of locally based professionals.  This enables her to match you with industry leaders that are aligned with your specific goals to further improve your financial outcomes. 

Katrina has been a Certified Financial Planner with the Financial Planning Association since 2002.  This is the highest designation in the field and a testament to Katrina’s ongoing professional development and industry activity.

Along with the Diploma of Financial Planning, Katrina has also completed the Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) Program with the SMSF Association accrediting her as a SMSF Specialist Adviser to assist her in working with clients so they have better control over their superannuation outcomes.

Katrina can provide advice in the following areas:

  • Wealth management

  • Life Insurance

  • Debt management

  • SMSF

  • Pre-retirement planning

  • Retirement planning

  • Centrelink maximisation

  • Aged Care and Relocation

  • Estate planning

 
Byron Breckle

Principal; Senior Financial Planner
 

Byron has worked in the financial planning industry since 2010 from working for one of Australia’s major banks to working in specialist boutique firms.

 

As an adviser, Byron enjoys looking over client situations and problem solving to help each client reach their respective goals and better their financial position. He then continues to work with his clients to ensure they maintain control of their financial position and continue to remain on track. You will find that Byron will listen carefully to your needs, provide you with honest advice and then implement the appropriate strategy to ultimately provide a holistic outcome for you and your family.

 

As a person, Byron has a passion for helping others, previously volunteering at small country towns in Western Queensland doing things such as helping out the local elderly community, building fences or painting buildings such as the local towns fire station. Byron then takes this passion of helping people and combines it with his passion of all things finance to help his clients make positive changes in their lives financially.

 

Byron holds a Bachelor in Finance and Accounting (Queensland University of Technology) adding to this his Diploma in Financial Planning.

 

Byron can provide you with personal advice in the following areas:

  • Comprehensive pre-retirement planning

  • Retirement planning

  • Investment Advice tailored to your personal needs (direct and managed investments)

  • Debt Management

  • Wealth Accumulation

  • Ongoing advice to ensure you continue to reach your goals and adapt to changes in legislation

  • Personal Risk Insurance advice