Our Team

Lloyd Palmer

(CPA/CA) Senior Partner

Lloyd graduated from the NT University with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree and commenced working with KPMG in Darwin and Melbourne. After nine years with KPMG private business services and superannuation, he left and started his own practice in 1995.

He was a partner in the practice of Palmer Newman Ricardo Pty Ltd until early 2014 when he started Palmer & Associates.

Lloyd brings with him over 26 years experience which includes working with small and medium sized businesses in the caravan park, motel, and school camp industries with a wide variety of clients.

Natasha Dragwidge

CPA - Partner

Natasha graduated from the Swinburne University of Technology with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree in 2007 and is also a qualified CPA. After working with Lloyd Palmer for 12 years Natasha became a partner of the firm in January 2016.  

Our clients and staff benefit greatly from her excellent knowledge and expertise in all areas of accounting.

Natasha is an inspiring mentor to our Graduate Accountants and other team members and is a tremendous asset to the firm. 

Matthew Henshall

CPA - Partner

Matthew studied at Swinburne University of Technology and received his Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree in 2011.  In 2015 he completed his study and is a qualified CPA.  Matthew has worked with Lloyd Palmer and Natasha Dawson for 8 years and in January, 2017 became a partner of the firm.

Matthew specialises in small business accounting and taxation.  His vast experience and expertise is of great benefit to the firm and our clients. 

Linda Van Dinther

Accountant - BBus (Acc), CPA

Linda received her Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree from Swinburne University of Technology in 2011 and in 2015 completed her studies and is a qualified CPA. She has a great deal of experience in all areas of accounting and auditing and is a highly regarded member of our team.

Sarah Lambie


Sarah is an appreciated memeber of our team. Sarah is the first point of contact when calling the office or attending an appointment. Her friendly nature and professionalism suits this position perfectly and ensures that the hub of our office runs smoothly.

Leigh Cooke

Accountant - BBus (Acc), ASA

Leigh received his Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree from Swinburne University of Technology in 2014.  Leigh joined the firm in 2015, working on self-managed super funds, small businesses and individual returns.

Enrica Capretta

Assistant Accountant/ Bookkeeper

Enrica has been with the firm since July, 2015 and is an invaluable member of our team.  Enrica prepares individual tax returns and business activity statements for a wide range of clients and is our in house certified bookkeeper.

Laura Iannarella

Accountant - BBus Com, ASA

Laura completed her Bachelor of Business and Commerce degree at Monash University in July 2015 and joined the team at Palmer & Associates in November, 2015. She is responsible for the preparation of individual tax returns and various general accounting tasks.