Hazeal Newman is an expert accounting and tax business conveniently based in Port Lincoln.

Supporting clients for over 90 years.

We have supported clients locally and on the Eyre Peninsula, state-wide and nationally for over 90 years. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our expert, hard-working team and the exceptional service we provide.

Our Mission

To achieve the best possible results for our clients through the combination of innovative accounting solutions, our collective professional expertise, and proven best practices and professional knowledge.

What We Do

Hazeal Newman’s three core offerings are accountancy, taxation, business consultancy and financial planning services.

Our accountancy and tax services include taxation advice, bookkeeping, preparation of tax returns (from the simple to the very complex), BAS, GST, financial statement preparation, fringe benefit tax; and SMSF and Superannuation advice and support.

Business Consultancy support includes business advisory services, budgeting, cash flow, succession planning and estate planning, and business set-up and structuring. We provide Financial Planning assistance through our long-term partner Midsec, supporting you in key areas including wealth creation and investing.

Our Approach

We are committed to forming close partnerships with our clients, enabling us to understand your unique situation, customise the assistance we provide to suit your individual accounting and taxation requirements and help you reach your business goals.

To get the very best results for our clients, we leverage the latest accounting technology and approaches in tandem with our collective expertise in our individual specialist areas.

Meet Our Team

Our enthusiastic and friendly team of expert professionals are dedicated to using their expertise to help you succeed!


Adam Hage

Bachelor Of Commerce / Fellow of IPA Australia / Member of CPA Australia / Registered Tax Agent

Adam has 19 years experience and brings a wealth of knowledge.

With over 18 years’ experience in the accounting industry, Adam has been at Hazeal Newman and Associates since February 2003.

Born and bred on the lower Eyre Peninsula, Adam has an affinity with the area that helps as he deals with clients across a broad range of industries. However, farming, is his specialty, with many of his clients operating in the agricultural sector on Eyre Peninsula and beyond.

Adam’s is passionate about his clients and keeps in good contact with them to ensure that his advice and assistance is tailored to their ongoing needs.


Todd Newman

Bachelor of Commerce / Post Graduate Self-Managed Superannuation / Member of CPA Australia / Fellow of IPA Australia / Registered Tax Agent

Todd joined Hazeal Newman & Associates in 2009 and has over 20 years’ experience in the industry across a broad range of sectors. Primarily focused on taxation and business advisory services, Todd is also our “go to” person for all things superannuation, with his extensive experience and knowledge in this area.


Brett Ramsey

Bachelor of Commerce / Member of CPA Australia / Member of IPA Australia / Registered Tax Agent

Brett has over 23 years’ experience in the commerce and accounting industry. He draws on this deep experience to assist our clients in a broad range of industries, focusing on taxation and business advisory services.

Born and raised on rural Eyre Peninsula, Brett has previously worked in a variety of businesses within the fishing, property and retail sectors.

Business Manager

David Hope

David worked with Westpac for 25 years in all aspects of banking.
Joined the Team at Hazeal Newman and Associates in February 2010.
David enjoys his family and is heavily involved in Cricket and Football in Port Lincoln

Carol Dunn

In her practice as a sole trader tax agent, she mainly worked with farming clients and also provided voluntary assistance to local sporting and community associations until moving to the Port Lincoln area in 1985.

Carol started her work as an accountant with Hazeal Newman & Associates in 1986 and brings many years of experience to her client work. She previously studied accounting while employed by ATO in Adelaide as an income tax assessor and registering as a tax agent before moving to a farming property near Penong.

In her practice as a sole trader tax agent, she mainly worked with farming clients, also assisting the local sporting and community associations until moving to the Port Lincoln area in 1985.


Fergus Thom

Fergus contributes over 21 years experience in Management Accounting to his support for his clients Originally from the UK, Fergus has been in Australia since 2012. He moved from Sydney to Port Lincoln in 2019 with his partner and two year old daughter.

Kirsten McDonald

Bachelor of Business (Accounting) / Advance Diploma of Accounting

Kirsten McDonald joined our Hazeal Newman & Associates team in August 2011 and has been supporting our clients as an accountant since this time.

Since starting Kirsten has completed her Bachelor of Business (Accounting) with Swinburne University of Technology – Melbourne.

Personal Assistant

Sharon Humenick

Sharon has been supporting our clients and work since she started with Hazeal Newman & Associates in November 2008. Originally from Adelaide, Sharon moved to Port Lincoln in 1982.

Sharon enjoys giving back to our community and is currently President of Tunarama and Vice President of the Eyre Peninsula Crows Supporters Group. Her interests include attending the races, reading, socialising and spending time with her family.


Tim Wiseman

Originally from Cowell, Tim started with Hazeal Newman and Associates in December 2014 after he completed his bachelor of commerce through Flinders University, Adelaide
Tim also volunteers locally with the South Australian State Emergency Services.
Tim plays for the Wayback Football Club & Tod River Cricket club.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance)
Personal Assistant

Leanne Spearen

She loves travelling, both overseas and within Australia, being active, catching up with friends and family and the lifestyle in this great place
Leanne joined Hazeal Newman & Associates in 2005 as a personal assistant and is a valued team member. She has lived on the Eyre Peninsula all of her life. She loves travelling, both overseas and within Australia, being active, catching up with friends and family and the lifestyle in this great place. Where else in the world can you look out of an office window and have the view that we have?….

Todd Meaney

Bachelor of Commerce (Uni SA) / Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA Australia)

Todd specialises in business and tax accounting. He studied his Accounting Degree externally while working in another sector. During University breaks he took part in a Graduate Program through a local firm between 2011 - 2013.

Todd started at Hazeal Newman and Associates in 2015 after completing his degree, completing his CPA in 2018. Todd and his wife Robyn are family-orientated and out of work he enjoys taking part in sports including mixed netball and tennis.

Why work for Hazeal Newman & Associates?

Our team members are the heart and soul of our business. We value everyone’s contributions, recognise and reward their capabilities and efforts, and provide a satisfying, professional workplace and career opportunities.

Our guiding principles of integrity, respect, teamwork, achievement and innovation are the keys to our culture and to achieving our vision.

Join Our Team

There are currently no vacant positions available at the firm. Please check regularly for updates on vacancies.