who we are    

    what we do    

Provide opportunities through business improvement strategies
Tailored advice on Self Managed Superannuation Funds 
Give peace of mind through effective business structures and succession planning 
Look after your taxation and accounting needs 
Minimise risk through auditing and assurance

Your Business Partner and Chartered Accountants here to help clients in the Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Emerald region.

We are here to make a difference in our clients' lives by providing information and solutions to help them achieve their goals.  Evans Edwards Accountants | Auditors | Business Advisors provide our clients with practical advice and ideas to help them grow.  We have a great team who work with businesses across the entire business life cycle, and can help you from set up and advice on effective business structures, growth and through to succession planning to give peace of mind.  We have a long-standing reputation for delivering service excellence and assisting clients in achieving their business and financial goals. Established in December 1980, when Tony Edwards and Bob Evans merged their firms to become Evans, Edwards and Associates, we continue to provide a personal and professional advisory service to the Rockhampton, Capricorn Coast and Central Highlands regions. 


To truly understand your business, accounting and taxation needs, we develop honest, long term and supportive relationships with all our clients so we can better assist with tailored advice. We take the time to listen to you and what you are trying to achieve, so we can provide practical, valuable advice that will help your business to prosper and grow.


  our people & values  

Our team care about our clients. We understand what it's like to be in business and we help you make the best possible decisions for your particular circumstances.  We have an effective mix of experience and enthusiasm designed to help you achieve your goals.

We have three offices, three principals, a practice manager, fifteen accountants and around eight administrative and secretarial team members, all with the one goal - to help you as best we can. Although we are spread across a large geographical region, we have a "one-team" philosophy that encompasses our values and generates a high level of efficiency and quality of output within our firm and for our clients.


The success of our firm is built around our focus on delivering remarkable client service, core values below, and a little bit of fun: 


  • Honesty 

  • Service excellence 

  • Respect for the individual 

  • Teamwork 

  • Responsibility 

  • Achievement 

  • Enjoyment

G A (Tony) Edwards

(B Bus, FCA, CPA)


Tony Edwards has been a Professional Accountant since 1975. Tony specialises in working with business clients at all levels providing strategic and technical advice.  He is approachable and advises and acts for clients in the Primary Production, Tourism, Retail, Manufacturing, Transport and Service Industries as well as the Professions. His areas of expertise cover Taxation, Business Management, Business Growth, Business Structures, Wealth Creation and Wealth and Asset Protection. 


Tony's professional aim is to assist his clients to achieve their maximum business and financial potential by being able and available to promptly advise on all areas covered by his professional and business expertise.

Marni McGrath

(B Bus, CA)



Marni joined Evans Edwards in April 1994 and became a Principal in July 2005. Marni is passionate about helping her clients and advises and acts for a range of clients and businesses in the professional, property construction, primary production, retail and service industries. She has a broad range of skills covering all aspects of taxation compliance, accounting and business advisory services with a particular focus on building long term wealth for her clients. 

Marni is also a registered self managed superannuation fund auditor and is licensed to provide advice on your superannuation and, particularly, on self managed superannuation funds. She can undertake a review of your existing superannuation arrangements and determine if you are “on track” to achieve your goals.

Marni recognises the importance of the interaction between our financial, business and personal goals and her aim is to guide and assist her clients to achieve their goals on all of these levels.

Jayne Maresse

(B Bus, CA)



Jayne joined Evans Edwards in July 2000 and became a Principal in July 2013. Jayne enjoys being able to help her clients and see them grow and achieve their goals.  She advises and acts for a range of clients and businesses in various industries including professional, construction, retail and service industries. She has a broad range of skills covering all aspects of taxation compliance, accounting and computer systems, and business advisory services.


Jayne has a special interest in business advisory services and prides herself on building close relationships with her clients. Through these relationships, Jayne empowers her clients to understand their business better for improved outcomes.

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Wealth Creation


At Evans Edwards we always strive to make a positive difference to our clients' lives by providing advice and tailored solutions to assist you to achieve your goals, whatever they may be.

We are now able to deliver a complete Financial Planning and Wealth Creation service with a difference.  Shaun Nembach and Vicky Gilroy can help you to grow your wealth no matter what life stage you are in, whether that be starting out, looking to grow, or looking forward to winding down into your ideal retirement.  We can help with:

  • Identifying your short, medium and long term goals and how you can work to achieve them

  • Wealth Creation and Investment strategies to build for your future

  • Putting in place effective debt reduction strategies that are right for you

  • Understanding and monitoring where your cash goes - a full analysis of your financial position

  • Ensuring appropriate investment choices for your Superannuation or Self-Managed Superannuation Funds

  • Making the most of your hard earned cash through salary packaging

  • Understanding what income protection or other insurances you may need for peace of mind

  • Succession and Estate Planning advice

  • Transition to retirement benefits and strategies

  • Wealth Preservation and management options

  • Aged Care planning, considerations and support options

You will enjoy one-on-one advice and coaching while Shaun and Vicky work with you.  The plans developed are realistic and manageable, and are tailored and unique to your individual lifestyle goals.  We look forward to helping you achieve your goals wherever we can.  

Shaun Nembach

B Bus, Adv Dip Financial Planning, Diploma Finance & Mortgage Broking



Shaun has had the pleasure of working in the financial services industry for the past 17 years. Helping people achieve their lifestyle goals and dreams is his career and passion.


Living in Rockhampton and being a local part of the Central Queensland community allows him to make sure that his advice is tailored and appropriate for the goals and needs of his fellow community members.


Having Money empowers a person to reach their lifestyle goals and objectives. Positive money management is key to ensuring that you achieve them. It doesn’t matter how much or how little you have, we work as a team with you to achieve your lifestyle goal no matter what it may be.

Vicky Gilroy

Adv Diploma Financial Planning, Diploma Finance & Mortgage Broking



Vicky has been working in the financial planning industry for 14 years. Her passion is assisting her clients to identify their goals and creating a tailored plan to achieve them through education, guidance and quality advice. It is important to help people achieve financial freedom throughout their life and she enjoys watching people reach their goals.


Living in Rockhampton for the last 10 years has allowed Vicky to be part of the local community and help build financial education to assist her clients through financial stability and knowledge in the industry.


Your journey to financial freedom must begin with the end goal in mind. You need to know where you want to go, set yourself a target, and surround yourself with people who are going to help you achieve your goals.


Both of our advisors are licensed through Capstone Financial Planning Pty Ltd. ABN 24 093 733 969. AFSL No. 223135.

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7 Archer Street

Rockhampton Q  4700


P: (07) 4927 4588

F: (07) 4922 2654

A: PO Box 1406      
     Rockhampton Q 4700

Suite 1/16 Queen Street

Yeppoon Q  4703


P: (07) 4939 1766

A: PO Box 1685
     Yeppoon Q 4703

Suite 2/111 Egerton Street

Emerald Q  4720


P: (07) 4987 6001

A: PO Box 2843
     Emerald Q 4720

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