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About Us

Ausure Insurance & Finance Echuca Pty Ltd

Originating in 1998 and then joining Ausure in 2004, Ausure Insurance & Finance Echuca are a founding member and Corporate Authorised Representative of the Ausure group – one of Australia’s largest insurance and financial advisory networks.

With a combined experience of over 150 years in the industry – we know insurance and financial planning.

We pride ourselves in providing professional advice and full financial services packages to our valued clients.

Our Team

Tim Dale
Director
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Tim Dale

Director
Senior Insurance Broker and Financial Planner

Specialising in Business Insurance, Farm Insurance, General Insurance, Life Insurance & Financial Planning.

Tim opened his business in 1998 as a Financial Planner and an Insurance Advisor. Ausure Echuca was then formed in 2004 as a foundation member of the Ausure Group with just two employees. The business has now grown to be one of the largest branches in the Ausure network.

In later years Tim developed Ausure Financial Services, under the Ausure banner, allowing Authorised Representatives to be qualified as both Insurance Brokers and Financial Planners.

Tim specialises in providing clients with an “umbrella” package ensuring that all needs are met in both the Insurance and Financial Planning areas.

Tim holds a Diploma in Financial Services – Financial Planning & Insurance Broking and is an ANZIIF Snr Associate Certified Insurance Professional.– Financial Planning & Insurance Broking and is an ANZIIF Snr Associate Certified Insurance Professional.

Tamara Teasdale
General Insurance Broker
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Tamara Teasdale

General Insurance Broker

Specialising in Business Insurance, Farm Insurance & General Insurance.

Tamara has over 22 years’ experience in the insurance industry.  She is building her own book of business along with managing Tim’s clients and offers a professional, in depth service.

Tamara is an ANZIIF Senior Associate and holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking).

Sarah Ayson
General Insurance Broker & Compliance Manager
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Sarah Ayson

General Insurance Broker & Compliance Manager

Specialising in Professional Risk Insurance, Business Insurance & General Insurance.

Sarah first began working at Ausure Echuca in 2003 and has over 10 years’ experience in the insurance industry as a qualified General Insurance Broker.

After a year overseas, she returned to run a successful Ausure Brokerage in South Melbourne from 2005 to 2009, before relocating back to Echuca to assist in running a Professional Indemnity wholesale brokerage for 3 years. This then led to the opportunity to become a Professional Indemnity Underwriter before leaving to start a family.

Upon returning to work, Sarah’s role is now the Compliance Manager along with specialising in Professional Indemnity and assisting other brokers in the office by helping to develop their underwriting & compliance skills – something which she takes great satisfaction from.

Richard Watson
General Insurance Broker & Claims Manager
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Richard Watson

General Insurance Broker & Claims Manager

Specialising in Claims, Business Insurance, Farm Insurance & General Insurance.

Richard is our Claims Manager and aims to provide all clients with a professional and seamless claims experience. Having spent close to 10 years in the claims area – his knowledge and experience is invaluable to the office & our clients.

His other duties involve broking hard-to-place risks, branch compliance and dealing with Insurers to promote new facilities and products which are made available to our valued client base.

Richard holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking) and a Diploma in Business Management.

Leonie Herrick
General Insurance Broker
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Leonie Herrick

General Insurance Broker

Specialising in Business Insurance & General Insurance.

Leonie joined Ausure in 2011 after spending 10 years as a Property Manager in Echuca. She is now building her own successful book of business, and gains enormous satisfaction helping people make informed decisions regarding their insurance.

Leonie is Tier 1 Insurance Broking complaint and has also attained a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking).

Kaylene Marks
General Insurance Broker
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Kaylene Marks

General Insurance Broker

Specialising in Business Insurance & General Insurance.

Kaylene joined Ausure in 2013 and brings over 10 years’ experience in the general insurance industry. She is passionate about the industry and takes pride in providing her clients with the best possible service.

Kaylene is Tier 1 Compliant, and has a Certificate III in Business Administration, a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking) and is a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP) with ANZIIF.

Laura Belcher
General Insurance Broker
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Laura Belcher

General Insurance Broker

Specialising in Business Insurance, Farm Insurance & General Insurance.

Laura joined Ausure Echuca in 2013 after beginning her career in insurance two years earlier whilst working for a brokerage in Shepparton. Laura has recently taken over her own book of business  – she is enjoying working with and advising all her new clients.

Laura is Tier 1 Insurance Broking compliant, and holds a Diploma of Financial Services (Insurance Broking).

Rebecca Buchanan
General Broking Assistant
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Rebecca Buchanan

General Broking Assistant

Specialising in Business Insurance & General Insurance.

Starting at Ausure Echuca on a traineeship in 2010, Rebecca has recently returned to work after starting a family. She works closely with Leonie, along with assisting the running of the day to day matters in the business.

Rebecca has completed Certificate III in Business, and is Tier 1 General Insurance Broking compliant.

Michael Anderson
Certified Financial Planner
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Michael Anderson

Certified Financial Planner

Specialising in Life Insurance & Financial Planning.

Michael joined Ausure in 2013 to develop Echuca’s Financial Planning business. He possesses excellent technical skills, gained from over 10 years experience in the financial sector.

 

Michael’s qualifications, memberships and education include:

– Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a double major in Finance/E-commerce

– Associate Member of Finance (A Fin) with Finsia

– Financial Planner AFP member of Financial Planning Association (FPA)

– Authorised Representative of Ausure Pty Ltd

– A Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Maggie Johnson
Financial Planner
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Maggie Johnson

Financial Planner

Specialising in Life Insurance & Financial Planning.

Maggie first began at Ausure in 2013 as a trainee.  After a two year break working in Kyabram – she has recently returned to Ausure as a qualified financial planner.

Maggie is passionate about gaining a thorough understanding of her client’s needs and providing them with multi-faceted strategies to achieve their ever changing goals.

She also has a keen interest in personal insurances and finds it extremely rewarding helping her clients through stressful times with their claims after setting up their wealth protection strategies in earlier years.

Maggie has completed a Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and currently studying a Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning).

Madison Fitzgerald
Reception & Broker Support
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Madison Fizgerald

Reception & Broker Support

 

Madi is the first person you will speak to or see when calling or visiting our office – and she is also one of the newest members of our team. As well as managing the Reception, she also works closely assisting the Insurance Brokers in all areas.

She is currently studying Certificate III in Financial Services on a traineeship – once she completes this will look to further her education in the Insurance Broking sector.