We know Bendigo and what makes this city great.
Our city is home to many restaurants, hotels, financial institutions, and manufacturing organisations. As Bendigo acts as a hub for many rural communities throughout Central and Northern Victoria, we can provide expert insurance advice for both local and rural business needs.
Senior Financial Planner
Your expert in Retirement / Investment / Centrelink planning and superannuation
Mark Gibson has been working as a financial planner since 2005. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® and has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting).
Mark’s business philosophy is to provide quality financial advice with a high level of care and professionalism. He is well placed to guide you towards realising a secure and rewarding financial future.
Mark is authorised to provide you with advice (both general and personal) and deal in the following financial products:
- Deposit products
- Superannuation & Retirement Savings Accounts
- Life insurance, including investment and risk insurance products
- Managed investments (excluding Investor Directed Portfolio Services)
- Government debentures, stocks or bonds
Formerly from Swan Hill, Mark and his family which includes wife Kellie, and two children, Sam and Arianna, have made Bendigo home for the past 23 years. The Gibsons are actively involved in their sports and recreational activities, and Mark assists with coaching Sam’s Strathfieldsaye Storm team.
With the support of the McLardy McShane Group, we can focus on you.
With the backing of the McLardy McShane Group we can leverage specialist expertise and better rates from insurers due to our size and network. We offer great service and better coverage at competitive prices. Our reputation is based on delivering great service and above all else, placing people over profit.
We offer general insurance, while also specialising in farm, crop, pet services and commercial insurance.
We understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented to Bendigo businesses. The benefit of our local knowledge, industry experience and support of McLardy McShane means you receive better premiums and support when you need it most.
Hobby farm up to large corporate farms
Broadacre to grape growers and everything in between
Small to medium sized business insurance
Risk management and insurance for large or complex business
Transport and logistics insurance expertise
Insurance to cover your professional services
Protect your management liability and cyber risks
Strong expertise in pet services, including grooming insurance, dog walking insurance and pet care insurance
From motor trades to fleet insurance, we've got your back
A benefit paid monthly if ill or injured, and unable to work.
A lump sum benefit paid upon death.
Total & Permanent Disability
A lump sum benefit paid if you become total and permanently disabled.
A lump sum benefit if you experience a critical illness event.
Buy Sell Agreement Insurance
Cover for a business owner’s interest in their company. To cover the business value for each partner in the event of death or permanent disability.
Key Person Cover
In the event of death, permanent disablement or critical illness to any business personnel integral to the revenue generation of the particular business.
Looking at strategies to help meet your goals and objectives in retirement through the use of Income Stream options including Account Based Pensions, Transition to Retirement Pensions and Annuities.
Maximising contributions for tax effectiveness, recontribution strategies and superannuation splitting.
Age Pension assessment and maximisation strategies, Newstart Allowance and Concession Card eligibility.
using superannuation and non-superannuation strategies to build wealth for now and future use.
“When insuring my new business I had no hesitation contacting Tim & Zara at McLardy McShane Bendigo. They took the time to really understand my business and associated risks, and found the right cover at a very competitive rate. They made everything so easy. I would have no problems recommending them to any business.”Bart Leahy, Director, Share Media
In our community
McLardy McShane Bendigo supports many local initiatives and organisations, such as Axedale Quick Shear Competition. Along with those both Zara and Tim are also actively involved in local football teams and schools.