Donald is a Chartered Accountant who has been working in accounting and taxation services since 1997. With a large firm background Donald joined the team at Core in 2005 and now enjoys a more personal and hands on relationship with his clients. Donald deals mainly with small to medium sized businesses with a focus on compliance, planning and business improvement.  Donald also operates our St Helens office.  Outside the office Donald has a young family and enjoys playing and watching a variety of sport.

Daniel is a Chartered Accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting and Corporate Governance.  Daniel has worked in the industry for a number of years and has a strong background in tax management and consulting. In particular, family and business group structures, and tax and compliance.  Daniel has acted across a variety of clients, in terms of size and industry, providing recommendations for buying and selling businesses, structuring entity groups and superannuation. Daniel is also personally involved in a number of small businesses which provides a useful insight into running and managing a business from the perspective of the owner.






Trevor is a Certified Practising Accountant with more than 35 years experience in public accounting and taxation.  Whilst having a primary focus in Launceston and George Town Trevor has met the needs of clients across Tasmania and some from interstate.  Trevor’s experience has been gained across a large and diverse range of clients.  He enjoys providing a professional yet personal and hands on service to his clients. Joining Core Accounting & Taxation in January 2012, Trevor looks forward to drawing upon his experience and providing a comprehensive high quality service to clients of the firm.


From preparing salary and wage income tax returns and assisting individuals to providing a full range of services to small, medium and large businesses, Trevor is able to assist and values establishing long term, loyal relationships with his clients.  Outside the office Trevor enjoys gardening, fishing, photography, music and spending time with family.

Hannah Richardson





Courtney has been working in the accounting industry for 9 years, and is a well-motivated and an energetic team member at Core.

Courtney has a solid knowledge of accounting and is an integral part of our team who offers administration support to our accounting staff. Courtney is also an MYOB certified consultant and regularly keeps up to date with changes in the accounting software world.


In her spare time, Courtney loves to renovate her home, work in the garden and play with her pug dog!  She is also well known for baking a cake or two for the office.

Hannah is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business with majors in Accounting and Business Management.  Having spent her first 4 years in a large firm, Hannah joined the team at Core in 2009 and deals with a variety of clients ranging from income tax returns to small and medium businesses as well as superannuation fund compliance and audits.  Hannah provides a friendly and approachable style to accounting and enjoys working closely with clients to ensure meeting their tax obligations are made as hassle free as possible.


In her spare time Hannah enjoys playing netball of which she has been a member of Heritage Islanders Netball Club for over 15 years and relaxing down the east coast at her family's shack.


Daniel Pickersgill


Daniel is a Chartered Accountant, who has also completed his Bachelor of Commerce at UTAS majoring in Accounting and Business Management. Daniel has been providing accounting and taxation services for over 7 years. During that time he has dealt with many entities from salary and wage income tax returns to small, medium and large sole trader/family trust/company businesses. These entities include trading processes in take away stores, retail, investment properties, building and construction, and farming.


Daniel is looking forward to growing his current clientele, providing them with personal and quality service, and creating great relationships over the coming period. Daniel has a young family and enjoys spending time with them. He also enjoys many forms of sport, has a large interest, including leadership roles, in the church that he attends and loves to spend time looking after his marine fish aquarium.

Angela Donnelley


Angela holds a Bachelor of Business with majors in Accounting and Corporate Governance and has recently become a Chartered Accountant.  Angela has been with the Core team for over a year, having spent the first six years of her career in a larger local firm. Angela is a friendly professional who likes to work with her clients to take away the stress of tax compliance. She has experience in many areas of tax including; return lodgment, investment properties and issues concerning businesses of varying size and structures.


Angela is a Sydney Swans supporter, so when she isn’t working she loves watching their games at home with her husband. She also enjoys travelling, walking Mickey (her Maltese) and being with family and friends.


Larissa Story


Larissa is our Junior Accountant at Core while also currently studying a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accounting at the University of Tasmania. She is one of the newest members to the team at Core and is keen to learn more about the accounting world. Away from work Larissa enjoys socialising with friends and family and playing a number of sports including rowing and playing netball.


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