The experienced advisors at Hales Douglass Financial Services are offering pro bono financial advice for anyone directly affected by the recent bushfires.

We aim to assist by helping to access available financial relief and review their financial position.

The recent fires were an unprecedented event and a situation that requires our community to work together to help each other.

With that in mind, this offer extends to both our valued clients and non-clients alike.


Who’s eligible?

Any bushfire affected person who has had one of the following impacts from the bush-fires in Australia since 1 November 2019 is eligible:

    • Serious injury, or their dependant, partner or immediate relative has been seriously injured or died as a result of the bushfires; 
    • Lost their primary place of residence or it is uninhabitable due to bushfires; or 
    • Lost their business due to the bushfire.

Please contact Cheyne Whitford for an appointment via email or call #02 4455 5333.


About Cheyne

Cheyne has worked in the finance industry since 2006.  Before joining Hales Douglass Financial Services, Cheyne worked for a leading boutique financial planning advice firm in Wollongong, where he provided comprehensive financial planning advice to new and existing clients for over 10 years.

Cheyne has extensive experience in

  • Pre and post-retirement planning;
  • Tax minimisation;
  • Maximisation of Centrelink benefits;
  • Superannuation advice;
  • Investment advice;
  • Aged care advice; and
  • UK State Pensions.
Industry qualifications

Education has been a very strong focus for Cheyne. Cheyne is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Wollongong majoring in Accounting, a Masters of Commerce with Distinction from the University of Western Sydney majoring in Financial Planning, a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking and a Bachelor of Exercise Science from the University of Wollongong.

Additionally, Cheyne attends many industry conferences and seminars and reads widely to ensure that he remains up to date with financial and legislative issues and can take advantage of opportunities that arise for his clients to benefit their financial position

Cheyne’s core focus
To provide comprehensive advice through developing strategies for new and existing clients to make better financial decisions and improve their financial position.  Contact Cheyne via email or phone (02) 4455 5333.