Meet The Team

Meet the Management Team Meet the Accountants Meet the Admin Support Team

Management Team

Accountants

Admin Support

Tony Vidray

Tony Vidray

Tony Vidray

Director

He is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), a fellow of the Taxation Institute of Accountants, a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Registered Tax Agent.

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Tony Vidray

Tony Vidray

Director

Tony holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Newcastle. He is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), a fellow of the Taxation Institute of Accountants and is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Registered Tax Agent.

He was a founding partner in the local accounting firm Anderson Vidray. After 22 years he decided to go out on his own and is now the director and majority owner of AV Chartered Accountants. He recently celebrated 40 years in the Accounting and Tax Industry.

Outside of work he is married to Tracy, has three gorgeous daughters and is an avid gardener. He is also a football (soccer) tragic, enjoys collecting music and is currently working on improving his chess rating. 

Tracy Vidray

Tracy Vidray

Tracy Vidray

Management

Tracy joined AVCA in March 2012. She has a Bachelor of Commerce and was a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) for twenty five years. Tracy performs the accounting function for the business of AVCA.

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Tracy Vidray

Tracy Vidray

Management

Tracy joined AVCA in March 2012. She has a Bachelor of Commerce and was a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) for twenty five years.  Tracy performs the accounting function for the business of AVCA.

Tracy is married to Tony and together they have three beautiful girls. She is passionate about her family, gardening and disability care.

Anna Harrower

Anna Harrower

Anna Harrower

Senior Accountant

Anna is a graduate of Southern Cross University and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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Anna Harrower

Anna Harrower

Senior Accountant

Anna is a graduate of Southern Cross University and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. She commenced at the firm as a trainee in 1999 and is now a Senior Accountant within the team. She provides taxation, superannuation, accounting and advisory services to a wide and diverse portfolio of clients.

Anna is married with two children and enjoys spending quality time with friends and family.
Nicholas George

Nicholas George

Nicholas George

Accountant

Nick has been an integral part of the AV Chartered Accountants team since 2002.

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Nicholas George

Nicholas George

Accountant

Nick has been an integral part of the AV Chartered Accountants team since 2002.

He is a graduate of the University of Newcastle (B Com) and a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). 

He provides taxation, superannuation and accounting services to a wide and diverse portfolio of clients.

Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his two sons fishing, cricket and holidaying on the Mid North Coast.
Emma Haigh

Emma Haigh

Emma Haigh

Accountant

Emma has accounting and taxation experience with businesses in many industries including hospitality, building and retail as well as experience in Self Managed Super Funds.

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Emma Haigh

Emma Haigh

Accountant

Emma has been with AVCA since 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Newcastle and is a member of CPA Australia.

Emma has accounting and taxation experience with businesses in many industries including hospitality, building and retail as well as experience in Self Managed Super Funds.

She is married with two children who she enjoys spending time with. She also enjoys catching up with family and friends, and relaxing with a good book.
Racheal deBijl

Racheal deBijl

Racheal deBijl

Accountant

Racheal provides taxation, superannuation and accounting services to a wide and diverse portfolio of clients.

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Racheal deBijl

Racheal deBijl

Accountant

Racheal joined the AVCA team in 1998. She has a Bachelor of Accounting and her previous studies include an Associate Diploma in Accounting. 

Racheal provides taxation, superannuation and accounting services to a wide and diverse portfolio of clients.  She is proficient with cloud base programmes including MYOB and Xero, and processing of superannuation accounts using BGL.

Racheal is married with 2 daughters and enjoys spending quality time with her family & friends.

Leanne Knight

Leanne Knight

Leanne Knight

Support Admin

During her career with the firm she has successfully gained a wide range of computing, reporting and administrative skills. Her team leadership and office support skills help the efficient operation of the business.

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Leanne Knight

Leanne Knight

Support Admin

Leanne has been an integral part of the AVCA team since 1987.

During her career with the firm she has successfully gained a wide range of computing, reporting and administrative skills. Her team leadership and office support skills help the efficient operation of the business.

She enjoys spending quality time with her husband and twin girls.
Rosemari Rossi

Rosemari Rossi

Rosemari Rossi

Support Admin

Rosemari began her career with AVCA in 1992 as a junior with the administration team. In 1995 she pursued a career with the Greater Building Society and after starting a family, she returned to AVCA in 2002 & re-join the administration team.

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Rosemari Rossi

Rosemari Rossi

Support Admin

Rosemari began her career with AVCA in 1992 as a junior with the administration team. In 1995 she pursued a career with the Greater Building Society and after starting a family, she returned to AVCA in 2002 & re-join the administration team.

Rosemari  is always ready to help you with your queries and look after your needs.

Away from the office Rosemari enjoys spending time with her partner, two daughters & friends.

Brooke Berrigan

Brooke Berrigan

Brooke Berrigan

Administration Assistant

Brooke originally joined AVCA in 2011 and left the firm to further her University studies. She has since returned as Client Service Coordinator and is an integral part of the Administration team. Brooke's cheery and helpful manner is always a welcome delight for our clients.

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Brooke Berrigan

Brooke Berrigan

Administration Assistant

Brooke originally joined AVCA in 2011 and left the firm to further her University studies. She has since returned as Client Service Coordinator and is an integral part of the Administration team. Brooke's cheery and helpful manner is always a welcome delight for our clients.

Outside of work, Brooke enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children.

Nichole Watts

Nichole Watts

Nichole Watts

Administration Assistant

Nichole is the friendly face you will see as you enter our Maitland Office and the cheery voice you will hear on the phone.

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Nichole Watts

Nichole Watts

Administration Assistant

Nichole became part of the AVCA team in 2016 as Administration Assistant based at our Maitland office. She holds a Diploma of Finance and a Cert III in Business Office Administration.

Nichole is the friendly face you will see as you enter our Maitland Office and the cheery voice you will hear on the phone.

Nichole enjoys spending time with her husband and two beautiful children.
Andrew Lyddiard

Andrew Lyddiard

Andrew Lyddiard

Accountant

Andrew joined AVCA in 2016. He has a Diploma in Accounting, Advanced Certificate in Marketing and a Certificate IV in OH&S. He provides ongoing taxation and accounting advice.

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Andrew Lyddiard

Andrew Lyddiard

Accountant

Andrew joined AVCA in 2016. He has a Diploma in Accounting, Advanced Certificate in Marketing and a Certificate IV in OH&S. He provides ongoing taxation and accounting advice.

In his spare time he enjoys boating and fishing, swimming and everything water related.

 

 


Anthony Croke

Anthony Croke

Anthony Croke

Accountant

Anthony joined AV Chartered Accountants in 2021. He is a graduate of the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Commerce.

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Anthony Croke

Anthony Croke

Accountant

Anthony joined AV Chartered Accountants in 2021.

He is a graduate of the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Commerce.

Currently studying to obtain membership of the Institute of Chartered  Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).

Ali Al-Mudafer

Ali Al-Mudafer

Ali Al-Mudafer

Accountant

Ali has been with AVCA since late 2020 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Newcastle.

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Ali Al-Mudafer

Ali Al-Mudafer

Accountant

Ali has been with AVCA since late 2020 and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Newcastle.

 Ali likes to spend time with animals, enjoys an afternoon bike ride and a game of tennis.

Cameron Marshall

Cameron Marshall

Cameron Marshall

Accountant

Cameron moved to Newcastle at the start of 2022. He is a Chartered Accountant and is also Xero certified. Cameron brings 5 years of experience in the private sector. Growing up in a country town, he has a particular interest in primary production accounting.

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Cameron Marshall

Cameron Marshall

Accountant

Cameron moved to Newcastle at the start of 2022. He is a Chartered Accountant and is also Xero certified.

Cameron brings 5 years of experience in the private sector. Growing up in a country town, he has a particular interest in primary production accounting.

Cameron is thoroughly enjoying the AV culture, and is making the most of what Newcastle has to offer.

Paul Rodgers

Paul Rodgers

Paul Rodgers

Accountant

Paul joined AVCA in early 2022 after graduating the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Commerce.

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Paul Rodgers

Paul Rodgers

Accountant

Paul joined AVCA in early 2022 after graduating the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Commerce.

In his spare time, he enjoys participating in local cricket and football teams, as well as being a member of the local football refereeing community and representing the local refereeing area on local and state committees.

Georgia Crocker

Georgia Crocker

Georgia Crocker

Receptionist

Georgia became part of the AVCA team in 2022 as our lovely Receptionist based at our Waratah office. Georgia is the bubbly voice you will hear on the phone when you call the Waratah office

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Georgia Crocker

Georgia Crocker

Receptionist

Georgia became part of the AVCA team in 2022 as our lovely Receptionist based at our Waratah office.

Georgia is the bubbly voice you will hear on the phone when you call the Waratah office and is the friendly face you will see as you enter.

Georgia spends her spare time with her 4 German Shepheard fur babies.

Jenny Davis

Jenny Davis

Jenny Davis

Senior Accountant

Jenny has a Bachelor of Business and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She has over 20 years' experience in public practice and merged her firm with AVCA in 2020.

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Jenny Davis

Jenny Davis

Senior Accountant

Jenny has a Bachelor of Business and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She has over 20 years' experience in public practice and merged her firm with AVCA in 2020. She is a small business specialist in the areas of management reporting, personal and business taxation, business structuring and is also the firm's Xero specialist, providing advice, support and training to both clients and staff.

Jenny is married with three sons and enjoys living in Whitebridge, since moving to Newcastle from regional NSW in 2014.

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