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Malcolm and Lesley Corben

Initial contact with Roy McDonald was made soon after Mal ‘s redundancy and Lesley’s retirement. Obviously the Corbens were in somewhat trauma, But Roy’s initial professional and calming manner helped work through our belonging to McDonalds, BT, and Fiducian over the years. The set up of our retirement funding, pensions, and assistance with Centrelink was gratefully received by us, and we are happy with your service. We need the personal contact touch at our age, and we almost totally rely…read more


I have been utilising the services of Roy A McDonald for in excess of ten years. I learned of them through my employment with a business that had been using them for many years, and as I could see they were very reliable and did a good job, I decided to use them for my own requirements. Mostly this was with Trevor, who has been great, but for my latest set of tax returns Cynthia has been my accountant, with…read more

Hans Van Lunenberg

I am more than happy with the service provided by Roy A McDonald accountants, they are attentive to my needs whilst providing excellent opportunities to minimise tax payable. I would highly recommend the Team at Roy A McDonald. Thanking you once again for the excellent service, Hans Van Lunenberg Victoria

Anthony & Grace

We have been clients of Roy A McDonald for over 7 years. Throughout this time, we are very happy with the services provided by Trevor, their accountant, which was always performed in an efficient and professional manner. When it is time to lodge our tax returns, one quick phone call to book for an appointment is all we need and within a very short period of time, our tax returns would be lodged and the result is always positive. We…read more

Rex Corran

Roy A. McDonald & Lindale Insurances have been my business & personal tax accountant & financial adviser for over 30 years. With their help, I am now finalizing my retirement & looking forward to a simpler financial arrangement. During those 30 years, Roy & his team have been wonderful in providing financial advice. They are readily accessible & quick to respond to the requirements of my business & personal tax. I recommend their services highly. Rex Corran Redman's North Balwyn…read more

Linda Shannon

I am a new client this year to Roy A Mc Donald and have been so impressed with their friendly, knowledgeable guidance in assisting me with both my Company and Personal Tax Return. Trevor was always available to answer my many questions and very thorough with his Company report to me. Thank you heaps! Linda Shannon

Geoff Mumford

Thank you for your help and assistance over some time which has always been excellent and personal.

Helen & Peter Farmilo

Thanks very much for your great service again this year.

Dennis & Heather Barnes

It is with confidence that we can recommend the business of Roy A. McDonald to any prospective clients. We have been dealing with this business for over 25 years. We have received practical and solid advice regarding our business partnership (running a farm), taxation options & personal financial situations. The staff are very pleasant, professional & friendly & create an atmosphere of trust. Dennis & Heather Barnes

John C

John has been a client since 1992 and wrote and signed a testimonial about his experience with Roy A. McDonald.  

Margaret Fisher

I am very impressed with the friendly, efficient service. I find the accountant is very knowledgeable. He has prepared my tax return for the last 6 years with excellent results & on this basis, I have no hesitation but to continue to utilise the services of Roy A. McDonald. Margaret Fisher

Andrew Quigg

I am writing this testimonial on behalf of Roy A. McDonald as they have been my taxation agents for 28 years & I have found them to be always diligent & working toward my best interests.  Trevor & Margaret are efficient, competent & friendly, & always make me feel like a valued customer. They take a personal interest in my life and try to advise me of any financial matters which may be relevant.  I hold them in high regard…read more

Jason- Platinum Plumbing Testimonial

A Testimonial regarding the value of going above and beyond

Brad Lynch Hire a Hubby

Brad has been a client of Lindale Insurances for over 3 years. He explains the differences between Lindale Insurances and his experiences with other financial planners.

Grant Jennings- Jigsaw Projects

Grant has been long standing client of Lindale Insurances for the past 3 years and provides details of why you should use us too

Dave from Dave’s Plumbing and Gas Fitting

Dave has been a client of ours for a number of years now. Dave describes his experience using Roy A. McDonald/ Lindale Insurances

David’s Testimonial

This is a typed and signed testimonial from one of our clients in Blackburn Victoria. His name is David and we have removed his address and surname for privacy.


Roy A. McDonald has been preparing the tax returns of my wife, my self-managed superannuation fund and myself since 2005, as well as giving us general tax advice. At all times the service has been very professional and knowledgeable and he has always been fully on top of the frequent changes in superannuation and tax legislation. Margaret has also been a great help to us as back-up. In addition, Mark has assisted us from time to time on the financial planning side…read more

Grace & Anthony

We were recommended by our friend to the accounting service provided by Roy A. McDonald & Company three years ago. Since then, we have been very impressed by their professionalism, friendliness and efficiency. We shall continue to utilise their great service and will have no hesitation in recommending them to family and friends. Sincerely, Grace & Anthony  

Barry & Maxine

We have utilized the accounting and advisory services of Roy A. McDonald since 1991 & continue to do so. We continue to be impressed by the high standard of professional service we receive.  Margaret on reception is always friendly and efficient.  Trevor has been extremely competent in dealing with our varied taxation situations and for some years that extended to other family members with their small business.  From time to time Mark has provided valuable guidance and advice on a…read more

Bill and Janet Fox

We have found the service at Roy A. McDonald to be prompt and friendly. If a problem does arise it is quickly resolved. We have been a satisfied client for 25 years. Bill and Janet Fox


Mark Felton of Lindale Insurances Pty Ltd has been my financial adviser for the last 14 years. As a self funded retiree I could not have had any better help in setting up my estate for the future. I find the personal attention and availability from Mark Felton exceptional under all circumstances. I would strongly recommend my friends and acquaintances to consider his services. Alex


Three years ago I was introduced to Mark Felton of Lindale Insurances Pty Ltd, and he has been looking after my financial interests since. His company have been able to provide me with worry free solution to the management of my finances. I have confidence in Mark Felton's ability to look after my interests. He is always patient and available. I would recommend anyone who is near retirement, entering the superannuation stage, or just requiring financial advice, to discuss their…read more


My husband and I have been clients of Roy A. McDonald for over 30 years. Over this time they have prepared our tax returns and done all the formalities for our family trusts and superannuation fund. We have found them to consistently be reliable, efficient and always on time. We would have no hesitation recommending them for these services. Thanks Elizabeth  


After more than a decade Roy A. McDonald had been keeping my finance's in tip top shape – I moved out of the area and had another accountant do my finance's One realises just how good Roy A. McDonald when the other account fails to deliver what Roy A. McDonald does every day. I am very fortunate to be back with Roy A. McDonald even if I need to travel further, but their service is beyond measure. Hendrik – Minus…read more

Graeme and Elizabeth

We have been clients of Roy A. McDonald since 1978, utilizing their services of taxation accounting & financial management.  We were referred to them by a life insurance agent who noticed that we had fallen into the hands of some very average accountancy. Roy moved quickly to set up the appropriate structures that would put us on a new path of recovery from the past, & progress for the future. At times, some of the calls seemed tough, but looking…read more

Kim and Sue Hollinrake

Roy McDonald and his team started looking after our tax affairs thirty years ago after being recommended by a work colleague. Needless to say things have changed a bit since then. My wife Sue has retired and I have moved from being an employee to contracting within a partnership registered for GST, back to employment and now I am semi-retired with part time work as a contractor. Twenty years ago we rolled our various funds into a managed super fund…read more


Wow, That’s what I call exceptional service. Thank you, cheers Fiona


Thank you for your expert advice and we would like to say having your help has made our Tax Returns quite painless. The firm has been very helpful. Regards Pamela


Please pass on to your accountant that he is a genius. Great turnaround too – thank you. Well deserved and our accountant had been great support for their business entity and rental property. Thank You Allison


When I was first introduced to Accounting/Financial Planning practice, Roy A. McDonald/Lindale Insurances Pty Ltd, it was roughly five years ago. My family consisted of my husband and myself and three children. We lived in a villa amongst just under 300 other units – the body corporate in the complex was making us feel like villains not like owners. We had credit card debit – not out of control but really hard to keep on top of. My husband worked…read more

Mrs Argentino

Mark Felton of Lindale Insurances Pty Ltd has been my financial planner for two years. I have found him to be approachable, helpful and accessible in all my dealings. Before my meeting with Mark I was very concerned about my future financial security. However, in my first meeting with Mark, I was put at ease regarding my financial situation and felt confident that I was able to achieve financial security in the future. The advice given by Mark was very…read more

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