Please see below contact details for all our member firms or for more information about your local MGI firm click on the relevant website links to get further details.

For all enquiries relating to MGI Australasia, please contact our Regional Director, Ms Casey Lightbody.

Our Offices

MGI Adelaide

212 Greenhill Road,
Eastwood SA 5063

PH: +61 8 8299 8888


MGI Auckland

Level 2,
Fidelity House,
81 Carlton Gore Road,

PH: +64 9 377 1362


MGI Cairns

225 Sheridan Street,
Cairns North

PH: +61 7 4047 4000


MGI Joyce|Dickson

Level 1
65 Canberra Avenue,
Griffith ACT 2603

PH: +61 2 6162 2600


MGI Gold Coast

Ground Floor,
64 Marine Parade,
Southport, QLD 4215,

PH: +61 7 5591 1661


MGI Parkinson

Level 1,
322 Hay Street,
Subiaco, WA 6008

PH: +61 8 9388 9744


MGI South Queensland

Level 1,
200 Mary Street,
Brisbane, QLD 4000,

PH: +61 7 3002 4800


MGI Sydney

Level 5,
6 O'Connell Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000

PH: +61 2 9230 9200


Dobbyn + Carafa

Level 9,
636 St Kilda Rd
Melbourne VIC 3004

PH: +61 3 9069 7700



Des specialises in business clients to provide advice and improve their profitability and value. He enjoys working with small and medium business operators as he recognises this group requires extra support for the financial, marketing and staff management of the business. He has assisted many clients in respect to effective structuring, succession planning and development of strategies. Many business owners have sought Des’s advice to achieve their specific objectives and goals.

Des also provides advice to investor clients to assist them with their taxation and financial affairs. He has a particular focus on tax planning and the benefits to clients of looking forward to maximize outcomes.

Des also has a particular focus in assisting clients in respect to their Superannuation and Estate Planning arrangements and related financial and tax implications. Des works in conjunction with the client’s solicitor to produce an Estate Plan that reflects the wishes of the client whilst being financially and tax effective.

Areas of expertise:

  • Business Taxation – Small & Medium Business
  • Business Consulting Services
  • Tax Planning & Structuring
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Reviews & Valuations
  • Superannuation & Estate Planning
  • Succession Planning

Qualifications & Memberships:

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant
  • Diploma of Financial Planning
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Memberships of: Tax Institute of Australia, CPA Australia & Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand