In May 2011, Ross Smith and Lachlan Maltby formed Smith & Maltby Accountants, located at 17 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine, Victoria.


Our foundations have been built on a desire to provide exceptional services to our client base. We establish, build and maintain our relationships to provide our business, accounting and taxation services to the highest standards.

Ross and Lachlan’s experience and qualifications have developed an outstanding partnership which is servicing a wide client base in Australia and overseas.  Where required we utilise local facilities and services to assist our client base. We ensure our associates provide excellent standards when we seek professional services.

With a combined 35 years’ experience in the taxation and business consulting areas, our team now offer various taxation and accounting services to our client base.


We also offer services for setting up your Xero account, conversion and training, including ongoing support.


Lachlan Maltby

Lachlan has completed a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at La Trobe University and the Institute of Chartered Accountants course. Lachlan specialises in taxation and business services for small to large businesses and has 15 years Public Practice experience. 

Lachlan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and is a Registered Tax Agent.

Ross Smith

Ross has a strong background in the banking and financial services industry that has seen him gain over 20 years experience in Public Practice. Ross services a wide ranging client base in accounting and taxation services.

Ross holds a Masters in Business Administration (Professional Accounting), a Diploma of Financial Services and is a Registered Tax Agent.

Jenna Harding

With over 15 years’ experience in industry & public practice Jenna can assist with setup, conversion, training & ongoing support for our clients with Xero, while providing accounting and taxation services.


Jenna has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Computing at La Trobe University and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

Brooke Williams

Alison Maltby

While undertaking her university studies Brooke began in the Administration team at Smith & Maltby Accountants.

Graduating in 2017 from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Commerce, Brooke is now continuing with our team in a Accountants role. 

Belinda Kraulis

Belinda commenced with the Smith & Maltby team in July 2017 upon the move to our larger offices in Hargraves Street. Belinda is the friendly face you will see at reception and manages our office administration

You may see Alison at reception, filing or completing the latest task needing attention at the Smith and Maltby Office. Alison has extensive knowledge in Business Administration, Human Resources and Office Management. 


17 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine VIC 3450

Registered Member of the Tax Practitioners Board 

Xero Certified Advisor 

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