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At BWR, we are serious about helping our clients achieve their personal and business financial goals. Our team of experienced, professional Accountants & Advisers have been servicing families and businesses in the Central West for over 60 years. Contact us today to see how we can add value to you and your business. Meet some of our Team Members below:

Brett Slack-Smith

CA and Partner 

Brett is a highly skilled CA and a registered company auditor. He strives for excellence and successful outcomes in all that he undertakes. Having grown up in the country, Brett understands first-hand the challenges faced by regional business.

Cathy Williams

CA and Partner 

Cathy has both corporate and public practice experience and is passionate about assisting small businesses and families to grow their wealth. Cathy's family have managed highly respected family accounting practices in our region for over 60 years.

Geoff West

Geoff has been with BWR for nearly 50 years and is an invaluable member of the team. Well versed and experienced, Geoff genuinely cares about client outcomes and always goes above and beyond to service clients' needs.

Christine Davies

Client Manager / Accountant 

Christine is highly skilled, qualified and respected. She is a CA, holds a Master of Accountancy as well as a Bachelor of Business (Finance). Having been with BWR for over 18 years, she meticulously upholds the highest standards at all times.

Sue Uphill

Client Services Manager / Accountant

A master of communication with almost four decades of experience at BWR, Sue is more than just an efficient driving force in the office. Her passion for small business and agriculture means she relates on a personal level to all her clients and their professional ambitions.

Julie Hetherington

Client Manager / Accountant 

Julie has been with BWR for over a decade. She is not only skilled in the technical aspects of Accounting and Finance, but also loves the client facing aspect of her role. Julie thrives on problem solving and welcomes a challenge. Julie is devoted to finding the best possible solution.


Rohinesh R. Kumar

Client Manager / Accountant 

With over 12 years' experience across a range of sectors in the Accounting and Finance industry, Rohinesh has excellent technical skills and is well equipped to handle any challenge efficiently. He lives by his motto, "Simple living, high thinking.


Jeannette Hodge
Forbes Office Manager 

Jeannette has over 39 years of experience administering offices, and holds Certificates in Administration and Bookkeeping. For over 18 years, she has demonstrated her outstanding organisation and problem solving abilities within BWR, ensuring clients' needs are met.

Jennifer Evans

Senior Bookkeeper 


Jennifer has refined the art of bookkeeping over her 36 years in the field. Her sharp eye for detail can always be relied on to ensure all work is completed to the highest of standards. Jennifer's organised and amicable approach is an asset to the team and clients alike.


Natasha Brewer

Administrator & Accounts (Forbes Office)

Natasha holds a Diploma in Accounting and is currently completing a Bachelor of Accounting at CSU. She is known for her love of learning and tackling challenges head on. Natasha loves helping out on the farm on weekends.

Karen Lawford

(Parkes Office)

Karen has over 16 years of industry experience and was a long-standing team member at McGlynn & McGlynn prior to the incorporation. Her genuine interest in clients' welfare is reflected in her focus on providing top-notch customer service.

Keily Baker

Administration Officer
(Parkes Office)

Keily has a strong background in Administration and Secretarial work. She has completed a Cert IV in Business Administration. Keily excels in problem solving and we all benefit from her consistent professional approach.

Sharon Coombs

Administration Officer
(Parkes Office)

Sharon has almost 40 years of experience in Office Administration and Bookkeeping. She studied a Certificate IV Office Administration & Business Services. Sharon is highly skilled in problem solving and strives to provide excellent customer service.



Kate Sandford
Graduate Accountant

Kate started with BWR in 2020. Kate is well qualified - she has completed a Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management and is now studying a Bachelor of Accounting. Kate's previous roles include Rural Merchandising, Customer Service and Administration.

Daniel Stevenson
Graduate Accountant

Daniel started with BWR in 2021. Daniel has completed a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and is currently studying for his CA Diploma. We are pleased to have Daniel as part of our team as he is passionate about delivering solutions to his clients

Linda Bagby

Linda joined the BWR team in 2021 after an extended period living overseas. With more than 30 years of Administration experience, Linda's client-focused approach and organisational skills help ensure that all requests are dealt with promptly and professionally.

36 Templar Street
PO BOX 837, Forbes NSW 2871
(02) 6852 1855, f (02) 6852 4198
Parkes Stay Connected:
136 Clarinda Street  
PO BOX 94, Parkes NSW 2870
(02) 6862 1444, f (02) 6862 4825

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