Protect what’s most important to you, your family and your business with a wide variety of insurance products tailor-made for every stage in life.

You protect your home against theft, your car against damage and your health against the unexpected - but did you ever think about protecting your income? With our broad range of insurance providers, vast understanding of the market and what each organisation can offer you - we can arrange and structure coverage to suit your needs.


we’re here for you

Not only can we help arrange and structure coverage to suit your individual needs, we are also your point of contact if you need to make a claim. This means we deal with your claim consultants on your behalf, so you can concentrate on getting better.

have peace of mind

To safeguard everything you’ve worked so hard for and to ensure you and your family are covered against illness, injury or death - risk insurance is crucial. It can provide you with an income stream and/or a lump sum when you need it most.

business protection solutions

Arrange insurance for key people in your business or as a mechanism to fund your Buy-Sell Agreement. We can advise on the right policy and get you the level of coverage most appropriate for your business.

bongiorno's recommending protection insurance for me has been a real comfort. I didn't realise how vulnerable I might be as a doctor.

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who you'll be having a good chat with

Maria Doyle

Head of Financial Planning and Insurance

Maria is the Head of Financial Planning and Insurance at the Bongiorno Group. Maria has worked in banking and finance since 2001 where she specialised in Financial Planning for Private Bank and medical specialist clients. Maria holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning and is a member of the Financial Planning Association.

Maria loves to cook and is a qualified pastry chef.

Helen Lloyd

Insurance Client Service Manager

With a Diploma of Financial Services, Helen has over 20 years’ experience specialising in personal risk insurance. Helen works closely with our clients to ensure all their insurance needs are met.   

Helen used to ride her pet cow called Mischief.

Prue Homewood

Associate Adviser

Prue plays an integral role in the insurance team, working closely with Director Nick Fennessy and Adviser Ben Bongiorno to assist with all their clients insurance needs. Prue joined the Bongiorno Group in 2012 and holds a Diploma of Financial Planning as well as a degree in Exercise Science and an Advanced Diploma in Accounting.

Prue was the Grade 6 Nut Bush Champion.

Matthew Homewood

Financial Consultant - Interns

Holding a Commerce/Arts degree with majors in Finance, Management and Criminology from Melbourne University and his Diploma of Financial Planning,  Matt works closely with advisers in the Doctors in Training team. Matt also looks after the Personal Risk Insurance for Michael Waycott’s clients.

Matt’s favourite item of clothing is his board shorts.

Tom Will

Insurance Client Service Manager - Interns

Tom works closely with adviser Matt Homewood, assisting with all his clients insurance needs. Tom also manages renewals for the practice, as well as providing a high level of general administrative service to our clients, Directors and the insurance team. Tom has recently obtained his Diploma in Financial Planning.

Tom is currently learning both the acoustic guitar and Tai Chi!

Carole Kealy

Insurance Client Service Manager

Carole looks after insurance renewals, follows up on overdue premiums and keeps client insurance details up-to-date.  Carole has been a part of the Bongiorno Group for over 35 years, working in all areas of the company, 

Carole loves tennis and is a major Stefan Edberg and Rafa Nadal fan.