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Our Staff:


Megan Young

Megan has been employed at Rankin and Young since July 2000 and became the firm's principal in 2007. Prior to Rankin and Young she was employed for 5 years in the audit division of a second tier accounting firm. Megan's qualifications include member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia, ICAA SMSF Specialist, SPAA Specialist Auditor, ASIC SMSF Auditor, Registered Tax Agent and Registered Company Auditor.


Megan's major focus is to assist small and medium sized bsuinesses with their day to day accounting issues and longer term tax minimisation strategies. This includes specialist taxation advice on a variety of issues.   MORE...





Hayden Young

Hayden has completed a Bachelor of Accounting and has some 15 years experience in the fields of taxation and business services having been employed by Rankin and Young since 1998. Hayden's focus is on assisting individuals, partnerships, trusts and companies with the day to day running of their financial affairs and issues relating to annual compliance and income tax requirements.


Hayden is experienced in the areas of GST, BAS, PAYG and MYOB. Other areas of knowledge include redundancy calculations, payroll tax matters and capital gains tax calculations. Hayden, through his professional contacts, is also able to provide assistance to facilitate loan, vehicle or equipment finance.



Robert Young (Consultant)

Robert is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, an ICAA SMSF Specialist, ASIC SMSF Auditor and a registered tax agent with over 40 years experience in the areas of taxation, audit and self managed superannuation funds.


Robert has a passion for self managed superannuation funds and has been responsible for educating many clients of the intricacies and benefits of superannuation in general. He recently completed the ICAA SMSF Specialist course and is constantly developing his knowledge, and assisting both clients and accountant colleagues on the practical interpretation of the relevant rules.



Carmen Agius

Carmen is a Chartered Accountant and has recently attained the ICAA SMSF Specialist qualification. She has 20 years experience in the audit area and since joining Rankin and Young in 2008, has been leading the self managed supperannuation fund audit team.

Gary Sidhu


Gary has a Master in Professional Accounting and a Bachelors in Economics (Honours). Currently he is pursuing the Chartered Accounting Program.


He has 3 years’ experience working as a superannuation and tax accountant and a sound knowledge of BGL, the prominent accounting software used for the processing of self managed superannuation funds.


Maria Di Palma


Carmel Cook
(SMSF Administration)


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