About Us

Stephen Barnett

Stephen Barnett has worked as a financial consultant since May of 1996 after some 13 years in superannuation administration/policy with the APS.  During his APS career Stephen occupied senior positions with ComSuper, the Insurance and Superannuation Commission and the Superannuation Policy Section of the Australian Taxation Office.

Stephen also worked for the Queensland Public Service, during which time he was head of Administration of QSuper, State Super and Go Super.

Since leaving the APS he has maintained close ties with the superannuation policy areas of Government and continues to work as a consultant to Government Departments and Agencies on the issue of superannuation and taxation.

His practical and technical experience provides him with a complete knowledge of the intricacies applicable to the specifics of the APS superannuation arrangements as well as the broader retirement and taxation considerations of retirement incomes policy.  In addition to holding the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Banking & Finance) he has completed the Diploma of Financial Planning through Deakin University and a Masters of Commerce, through the University of Western Sydney, and holds the CFP qualification from the financial planning association.

Stephen is Director and Representative of Barnett Lilley & Associates Pty Ltd (Australian Financial Services License No. 237915).

Scott Lilley

Scott Lilley has over eleven years of experience as a financial consultant at an individual level and at seminars of up to 300 members of the Defence Forces and or APS. Scott is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and operated his own independent firm for over three years prior to joining Barnett Lilley & Associates.

Over the past eleven years Scott has advised many members of the Defence Force and APS superannuation schemes and has an excellent understanding of technical and practical issues concerning superannuation, retirement planning, wealth accumulation and remuneration packaging.

Scott also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Management Sciences) degree and has completed the Diploma of Financial Planning through Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT) Deakin University and currently holds the CFP qualification from the financial planning association.

In addition Scott is an Accredited Financial Consultant for McMillan Shakespeare and SmartSalary to provide advice in relation to remuneration planning and packaging.

Scott is an authorised representative of Barnett Lilley & Associates Pty Ltd.

Lucy Mao

Lucy is the administrative assistant at Barnett Lilley and Associates.

Her role is to assist the review manager with the review process and to perform other general administrative duties. Lucy has qualifications in business administration and accounting.

Lucy also has a number of years work experience in accounting and other areas.

Douglas Widdup

Doug is the Accounts Manager at Barnett Lilley and Associates, his duties include administration of the company’s financial records and A.S.I.C. requirements.

He worked for Civic Financial Planning for 10 years before taking up this part-time position.