Welcome to Gillespie Advisory

Freedom starts with a clearer perspective of your financial situation. Take advantage of our FREE 30-minute discovery call. We identify any potential risks and advise you on what we find and any improvements you can make.

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Gillespie Advisory Services

Powerful, self-serve product and growth analytics to help you convert, engage, and retain more users. Trusted by over 4,000 startups.

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Business services

Enter the next phase of your business growth. We provide expert advice to understand where your business is heading and to get proactive about your financial health.

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Wealth management

Our holistic advisers understand your entire financial situation. From personal wealth management to tax minimisations, superannuation and home loans. 

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Lending solutions

Save the time and difficulty by getting all your lending solutions from the one place. We have a range of popular lending options, some of which may be new to you.

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Technology & knowledge

We provide a wide range of market-leading courses and consulting specialising in MYOB, Xero, Reckon, Microsoft, QuickBooks and Calxa software.

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Why Gillespie Advisory

For people facing a personal or professional life change who want honest, practical advice that they can trust, we provide tailored, integrated financial solutions to help you define and achieve your version of success.

  • 32+ years of experience
  • Integrated financial solutions
  • Trusted advisor - advice for life

Our Professional Associations, Affiliations, and Partners

Gillespie Advisory _ Partners MFAA
NTAA Gillespie Advisory
Gillespie Advisory Tax Practitioners
Hartley LifeCare Gillespie Advisory
Gillespie Advisory _ Partners FPAA
macquarie Gillespie Advisory
Connective Solutions Gillespie Advisory

Why our approach works for small businesses and individuals

We listen

We learn about your individual needs by gaining insights and perspectives on what matters most to you.

We create

We formulate a custom solution. Our financial solutions take you on a journey from where you are now to where you want to be in the future.

We action

Working together, we turn strategy into action. We take steps to help you achieve your goals and set you on the path to financial freedom.

Meet our Team

With years of experience and a deep understanding of finance, our team is well-equipped to guide you through any financial challenge, big or small. 

John Gillespie

John Gillespie

Founder/Chairperson/Legal Director

John Gillespie is the Founder, Chairperson and Legal Director of Gillespie Advisory. He brings nearly four decades of experience in business advisory and financial management services, providing high-quality advice for a broad range of businesses and individuals.

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Ryan Slater

Ryan Slater


Ryan is a Director of the Business Services area at Gillespie Advisory. Ryan has experience advising and auditing businesses in varying industries including property development, property-related services, manufacturing & wholesale, hospitality, medical, professional service firms, retail, and the not-for-profit sector.

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Ken Johnston

Ken Johnston


Ken is a Principal at Gillespie Advisory. Ken handles the day-to-day management of a group of accountants in the accounting division working on a range of activities for numerous clients including high-level income tax advice, GST and FBT advice, financial statement, and income tax return preparation and review.

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Tony Lopilato

Tony Lopilato


Tony is a Principal at Gillespie Advisory. His primary focus is to assist each and every client, from individual taxpayers to small and medium-sized business owners. He is actively involved in all aspects of accounting, taxation work as well as providing business advisory services.

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Acknowledgment of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.