Who We Are
Here is our team of dedicated professional advisors who have been working together for many years. They are here to work closely with you to give you the support you need.
PRINCIPAL / CHARTERED TAX ADVISOR
Mel Wear is the principal of Wear Accountants, a new firm established in July 2019. With more than 25 years of experience in public practice as a business adviser, tax professional and accountant, Mel is passionate about helping clients to maximise profits, legitimately reduce tax, and protect their assets. Mel is a Chartered Tax Advisor of the Tax Institute, and Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants. Mel holds a Master of Taxation degree (UNSW), and Bachelor of Commerce degree (USQ). She also holds a Diploma of Financial Services (FINSIA). Mel has a diverse client base of small to medium businesses, family businesses, self-funded retirees, and high net worth individuals. Throughout her career, Mel has worked with businesses across a wide range of industries – including thoroughbreds, farming, building and development, manufacturing, tradies, medico’s, not-for-profits, and many many more… Clients appreciate Mel’s professional and approachable manner, and her dedication to always having their best interests at heart. Contact Mel to get a complimentary tax review, to see how we can help you and to get a second opinion on where you are with your business and taxes.Read More
Claire Nolan-Epplere is a Senior Accountant at Wear Accountants. Claire has over 16 years’ experience in the accounting industry, and has a love of acronyms, being a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) specialising in SME’s and SMSF’s. Basically, Claire loves working with businesses of all shapes and sizes.Read More
Matt Fender is an Accountant at Wear Accountants. Matt is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has over 5 years’ experience in the accounting industry, after making the change from hospitality business development. Matt has a real passion for working closely with clients to manage and achieve their goals…and subjecting the office to his afternoon tone-deaf singing!Read More
Linda Hopkinson is a Senior Accountant at Wear Accountants and has held a Chartered Accountant qualification for 22 years. Linda has been working across public practice, digital commerce, property development, and financial services. Her experience spans from small businesses to large, publicly listed groups which means Linda has a significant understanding of the more complex corporate accounting and tax issues. Linda is an avid coffee drinker, and you can always find her at her desk with a warm cuppa and a big smile. Caffeine + numbers = happiness!Read More
CLIENT SERVICES CO-ORDINATOR
Sharon Caling is a Client Services Co-Ordinator at Wear Accountants. Sharon has an extensive background in client services, having worked for over 18 years in a management position in the retail industry as well as her family’s business. She has also recently completed her Cert IV in Bookkeeping. Sharon takes a great deal of care in her work to ensure clients are supported and we can deliver the best possible outcomes.Read More
CORPORATE SERVICES CO-ORDINATOR & BOOKKEEPER
Tracey Waddell is a Corporate Services Co-ordinator and Bookkeeper at Wear Accountants. Tracey has over 25 years of experience having worked in various industries, giving her a diverse skill set in bookkeeping, corporate services and administration management. Tracey has completed a Cert IV in Bookkeeping, Cert in Governance Practice, is a Xero Certified Advisor, and an ASIC guru. Tracey enjoys working with clients to keep their accounts up to date and on track. Tracey likes all things organised and balanced, so we know she’s working in the right profession!Read More
Kat Trinh is a Graduate Accountant at Wear Accountants. She has completed her accounting degree, as well as a diploma in accounting. She already has over 4 years’ experience in accounts working in a number of bookkeeping roles as well as within an accounting firm. This gives her great all-round experience which she uses to help clients. Kat is known as the quiet assassin in the office – quietly getting tasks knocked off at her desk.Read More
If you’d like to find out more, then we have two ways to help you out.
- You can download our free 28-point checklist that shows you everything you should be doing to stay compliant, minimise tax, protect your assets and manage your finances – Click here.
- You can book your 15-minute discovery session call to find out IF and HOW we can help you and then, if relevant, we’ll book your complimentary tax review – click here.
Book your 15-minute discovery session call to find out IF and HOW we can help you and then, if relevant, we’ll book your complimentary tax review.