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Who We Are

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About Us


Statham Cheesman is a part of Cheesman Applegarth and has a long history of providing exceptional accounting services to clients in Toowoomba, the Darling Downs, South East Queensland, Wide Bay Burnett, Northern New South Wales and beyond. For over 90 years, our firm has established a solid reputation in the areas of accounting and tax, SMSF Superannuation and financial planning services. Our primary office is in Toowoomba with an additional office strategically located in Roma. The both firms shared the same origins and reunited in 2024.

Statham Cheesman specialises in rural accounting services, including:

  • GST Advice

  • Business Evaluations and Planning

  • QRIDA Applications and Reviews

  • Primary Production

  • Succession Planning

  • Investment Advice

  • Cash Flow and Budget Projections

  • Audit Insurance

  • Payroll Tax

  • General Insurances

  • Finance Applications

  • Taxation Advice and Planning

  • Self-managed Superannuation

  • Business Acquisition and Sales


We service a wide spectrum of rural clients ranging from small contractors to families with significant property holdings and major regional businesses. We have experience in on-going primary production and commercial taxation issues as well as succession planning, stamp duty matters and business re-structures.

Cheesman Applegarth Financial Services

At Cheesman Applegarth Financial Services is also part of Cheesman Applegarth, are committed to supporting you at every stage of your financial journey. Whether you are laying the foundation for your financial future, enjoying life beyond retirement, or anywhere in between, our financial planning services can set you on the right path towards achieving your goals.

We strive to integrate your financial and lifestyle goals into a comprehensive strategy that offers more freedom of choice. Your tailored plan is customised to help you achieve financial success without compromising your lifestyle, allowing you to enjoy all that life has to offer.

When Should You Seek Advice?
There are key moments in life when financial advice can make a significant difference:

  • Selling a house, business, investment property, or farm

  • Making a Centrelink claim

  • When you are approaching retirement

  • Experiencing a year of high income

  • Suffering an illness or injury

  • When you are looking to invest, borrow or loan money

  • Making insurance claims including life, total and permanent disability (TPD), trauma or income protection

  • Receiving an inheritance

  • When you are already retired and looking to make financial changes

  • When you or a loved one are moving into aged care

  • Thinking about buying an investment property

  • Preparing your estate or succession planning

Remember, we are here to help you navigate these important financial decisions. Reach out to us at Cheesman Applegarth Financial Services and let us create a brighter financial future together.

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