I love what I do and helping my clients achieve their success is the ultimate reward.

Carl Longshaw
Business Advisory Partner

Carl Longshaw


Carl has more than 20 years' experience in advising business owners and individuals with investment and property portfolios.

Carl works with SME business owners and partners to provide advice that is commercial and practical. His experience extends across a number of industries including retail, wholesale, hospitality and property development.

Carl works with his clients to establish sound internal processes and customised reporting models that ensure accurate financial reporting that businesses can rely on. He understands the strategic decision-making process and helps guide his clients through this process.

Away from the desk, Carl is kept busy with a very active family! Carl and his wife have three sons who keep them busy with football, surf club and lacrosse. The family are all loyal Dockers members. Carl likes to keep fit and he enjoys a run whenever he can and going to the gym at least three days a week.  When Carl eventually stops for a moment he enjoys reading a good crime novel on his Kindle.

Recent examples of work include:
  • Implementation of a customised reporting model for a business with complex requirements
  • Successful in achieving positive outcomes for a number of clients during audits by Federal and State taxation authorities
  • Worked closely with a client and their other advisors to achieve a successful sale of their business through a share sale arrangement >$15m.
Qualifications and memberships: 
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Member of CA ANZ
  • Chartered Tax Adviser with the Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Registered SMSF Auditor