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Address: 76 Arthur Stree

ROMA  QLD  4455

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Bill Sheehan

Specialisation: Taxation and Business Services, Rural Policy Development


Bill was born in Roma and has an extensive rural background, having been brought up on a family property at Injune and owning a cattle and sheep property at Dirranbandi for 20 years.


He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1976 during five years with Coopers and Lybrand in Brisbane, Sydney and Townsville and then pursued rural interests as a grazier from 1980 to 1995 when he joined Statham Cheesman Pty Ltd.


Bill specialises in rural and business advisory services and rural taxation policy development.

His hands-on primary production background and professional expertise provide a solid base of specialist rural accounting and related knowledge.


Areas of expertise include:

  • Taxation Planning and Consulting

  • Business Benchmarking and Feasibilities

  • Business Plans

  • Succession Planning


His current appointments include membership of:

  • The Federal Government's Canberra-based Agricultural Finance Forum

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

    • National Rural and Regional Issues Group

    • Qld Regional Council


A former Maranoa Graziers Association President and United Graziers Association Councillor, Bill was a member of the final UGA Taxation Committee from 1995 to 1999.


Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of Queensland)

  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia

  • Registered Company Auditor

  • Registered Tax Agent

  • Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia

  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Paula McCrostie
Senior Accountant​

Professional Qualifications

  • CA ANZ Member

  • Accounting Technician

  • NZ Dip. Bus.

Career Summary

Paula was born and educated in New Zealand and moved to Australia in 2001. 


Working with Statham Cheesman since 2008, Paula is an integral part of David's team.