About Us

DSA Financial Pty Ltd was originally established by Darryl R. Seccombe in May 1973 as Darryl R. Seccombe and Associates. In May 1976 it was incorporated as Darryl R. Seccombe and Associates Pty Ltd and changed its name to DSA Financial Pty Ltd in September 2003.

Since 1973 the practice has provided high quality advice and service to individuals, families, businesses in the areas of Wealth Protection Insurance, Superannuation, Retirement Planning, Investment Advice, Financial Planning, Estate Planning and Charitable EstatePlanning.

DSA Financial Pty Ltd is a growing practice, however still maintains the loyalty of its earliest clients, many of which have had an association for over 30 years.

Darryl R Seccombe OAMDarryl R. Seccombe OAM


Darryl is the Practice Principal and Managing Director of DSA Financial Pty Ltd ABN 83 009 963 197, who are authorised representatives of GWM Adviser Services Limited, Australian Financial Services Licensee.

Over the past 40 years Darryl has been an active and well respected member of the Financial Services Industry.

Darryl is a Certified Financial Planner, a Certified Insurance Professional, he holds a Diploma of Financial Planning from Deakin University, he is a Fellow of the Association of Financial Advisers and is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance.

During this time, Darryl has been well known in this industry and is a Past Chairman of Directors and Past President of the Association of Financial Advisers of Queensland. He has been a life member of the International Million Dollar Round Table (USA) and achieved 28 years of membership and has been recognised on its World Honour Roll. Darryl has been the Queensland Trustee for the Association of Financial Adviser's Investment Fund since 2006. He is currentlya Director of the AFA Investment Fund Pty.Ltd. ATF the AFA Investment Fund.

Darryl is a holder of the "Quality Advice Accreditation" through the Quality Advice Programme with GWM Adviser Services Limited.

Darryl received the Medal of the Order of Australia, OAM announced in the Queen's Birthday Honours on 13th June 2011." For services to the community through a range of charitable organisations"

On a personal note, Darryl together with another Australian introduced The Make A Wish Foundation to Australia after seeing a presentation by the Make A Wish Foundation at the Million Dollar Round Table meeting at San Francisco USA in June 1985. The Make A Wish Foundation of Australia Limited was officially established in December 1985 with its Headquarters based in Victoria. In 1986 Darryl introduced The Make A Wish Foundation of Australia Limited (a National Charity) to Queensland and was an integral part of its development over the years, with its early years run from Darryl's Financial Planning Practice. In 2010 the Make A Wish Foundation of Australia Limited celebrated its silver 25th anniversary, now with over 1000 volunteers and and over 6300 wishes granted it is one of the most recognized, successful and trusted charities in Australia.

He is a Past President of the Valley Business Club, and a former Director and Vice President of the Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Darryl has been appointed by the Queensland Government to a new Charitable Trust for the homeless and has been the Chairman of the Lady Bowen Trust Board of Advice to The Public Trustee of Queensland since inception in 2006.

Darryl has had vast experience in Estate Planning, including Charitable Estate Planning and has been a guest speaker on deferred bequests at the Queensland University of Technology as well as writing various articles for the “Fundraising Australasia Journal”.

For his outstanding achievements and contributions to Australia, Darryl has been recognised in “Who’s Who In Australia” since 1988.

Darryl has also been recognised in "Who's Who in Queensland since 2007and " Who's Who in Business in Australia" since 2007 with other notable Australian businesspeople who have helped shape and develop Australia'a corporate sector.

To Whom It May Concern,

I was self employed and needed someone to look after my financial long term future in 1988.
DSA Financial - Darryl Seccombe was there to guide me.
Darryl has been willing to be my sounding board for over 23 years.
Darryl has over seen my portfolio of superannuation and insurance in this time.
I have appreciated his integrity and personal approach in helping me make financial decisions.
I highly recommend the financial services of DSA Financial to you.

Rodney J. Imber M.D.I.A.
Roof & Guttering Manager

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