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Christmas time at Gardian means spending time with family, friends and relaxing. What does Christmas mean to you?

During the hustle and bustle of Christmas, it's important to remember those in our community who could use a little extra Christmas cheer.

We recently held our biggest auction of the year with multiple properties up for auction all in the one place. Congratulations to the successful buyers and sellers!



Keith Dunn talks about how Gardian successfully helped him find the perfect house.



Michael Comerford shares his experience with Gardian after signing up to their VIP Buyer service. What's a VIP Buyer? Watch and find out! 





Josh Jackson shares how Gardian successfully helped him secure a better deal on his home loan.






Gardian is all about community engagement and not just in a monetary sense, we believe in getting our hands dirty! The whole team recently spent the day prepping, cooking and serving lunch to over 800 staff at the Mackay Base Hospital. It was a huge day but really being a part of our local community like that was such a fantastic experience - we recommend it to all of the other businesses out there too!




We believe in the importance of family, and having a healthy work life balance. To help our employees achieve this, a key focus at Gardian is creating a positive work culture - each and every day!






JULY 2019

At Gardian, we are proud members of the community and always strive to support local sporting teams and donate to those in need throughout our region.






JULY 2019

John Cooney talks about the positive experience he had, selling his property through Gardian Real Estate.



JULY 2019

Andrew Felton shares the great experience he had with Gardian Insurance after his family home was damaged by Cyclone Debbie.



JUNE 2019

We're excited to welcome Mel Park to our Gardian Group family. Mel is our new Business Development Manager, and brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and energy to the team.





JUNE 2019

Gardian was recenlty nominated as a finalist for the Resource Industry Network for creating a champion culture within our business.



APRIL 2019

Welcome Jack and Rose to the Gardian Group team! Both bring a wealth of knowledge and experience, and we're excited to have them on board. 



MARCH 2019

Kayleigh and her family won the trifecta! David Fisher, Ben Phillips and Monique Baldasarre of Gardian and Phillips Mortgage Choice, helped her finance, purchase and insure her new property. Have a look at her great experience and why she recommends the Gardian Group.


Find out why the southern states are talking about Mackay and calling it the place to live and invest in 2019.


FEB 2019

Phillips Mortgage Choice have been nominated for the State Business Excellence Awards for Queensland. We're also supporting the 2019 Melanoma March along with the Gardian Group team.


JAN 2019

At Gardian, we believe you're never too experienced to learn more. Our staff take part in weekly training sessions at our multi-use Gardian Corporate Office.



Want to know more about Gardian and the services we offer our clients?  Take a minute and check out our Capability Statement Video.


DEC 2018

Enjoy a safe and merry festival season and we'll see you in 2019!

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

NOV 2018

Check out our new corporate office at 88 Victoria St, now open for business!

Need a home loan? Our top 5 tips for finance preparation will make sure the process is as simple as possible.

Cyclone season is here. Check out our top tips to be prepared.

Protect what matters, with MINEgard.

At Gardian, we like to celebrate our success with all our valuable team members...

OCT 2018

Meet the Gardian Vets Basketball team. Still shooting hoops in their 60's...

Check out our 5 Styling Tips when selling your home.

SEPT 2018

Footy finals weekend! Who will be victorious?

Did you know you can purchase here in Mackay even if you live out of state?..

Such fantastic work our support team do behind the scenes to keep the Gardian ship sailing...

Behind the scenes on our latest project…

Is it time for a super fund health check? We can help...


Do you know the difference between fixed and variable rate loans? Find out here...

We are proud to sponsor our local sporting heroes.

Gardian celebrates 18 years in business.

Our Gardian "Hype Night" happens once a quarter and is an opportunity for our staff to come together, have a great time and and celebrate their success.

MINEgard launches an exciting new referral program with local business Get Real Workwear and Safety.

Partnering with Triple Threat Theatre Company, we are bringing The Phantom of the Opera right here to Mackay!

JULY 2018

Do you know what a Gardian suburb specialist does? Find out here...


Let us show you how we get our clients good finance at Gardian.

Check out our mid 2018 market update to see if you should be buying or selling?

What is it like to work at Gardian? We chat to Justin and Finley to see what it's like behind the scenes.

How can an insurance broker benefit you and your business?

LENDING UPDATE: The time is NOW to refinance or buy that investment property.

Looking to start up your business? Let us take care of you with our Business First Steps package.

JUNE 2018

How do we get you the best price for your home?

Find out how creating an effective property marketing strategy can benefit you…

Are you mine site ready? Follow our 10 step checklist and protect what matters.


Do you work and study? Do you find it difficult to balance the two? Check out how Gardian work with our staff to align both commitments.

At Gardian, we support and invest in our staff and offer flexible work study arrangements to ensure our talent stays within our region

Meet Rebecca Venz, our new Business Development Manager.

Find out how our buyer consultant service can help secure your dream home.

Looking to buy a car in the EOFY sales? Tiffany shares some tips and tricks to make sure you secure the best finance avaiable.

Mackay Hospital Foundation provide such wonderful support to Mackay health and hospital services and we are proud to give back and contribute to such a worthy cause.

Take a look behind the scenes. We chat to Sophie and Katie Faix on what it’s like for sisters to work together at Gardian.

It's that time of year again. Tax time. Take the stress out of EOFY and let Gardian help you prepare your reports and paperwork, ready for the Accountant.

At Gardian, we’re with you, at every step. We chat with Ben Phillips (Broker) and David Fisher (Real Estate agent) about how they work together to help you get the result you are looking for.

QUEENSLANDER! It's our favourite time of the year. Mate against mate. State against state. Who will win State of Origin?

Welcome to the team Lauren Bourke, our new Insurance Broker at Gardian.

MAY 2018

Is it time to lend and buy? YES! Lending opportunity is positive in Mackay. Phillips Mortgage Choice Ben Phillips explains how we can help you take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.

Find out how the Phillips Mortgage Choice financial planning team can help you achieve your goals. Check out our team talk video featuring our superstar employees Alex, Nicole and Danielle.

Could the First Home Super Scheme benefit you? Want to use your super as a deposit to secure your first home sooner? Find out how to take advantage of this fantastic Government initiative.

When your work family is family. We welcome father son team Greg and Finn Smith to our Gardian family.

MARKET UPDATE: Ben Kerrisk gives an update on what's happening in the market.

Gardian have been taking advantage of the exclusive opportunities available to Resource Industry Network members for the past 3 years. Find out how a membership can benefit you.

APRIL 2018

Gardian's integrated business model allows us to take better care of our commercial clients. Luke and Alex show you how.

With the positive shift in the Mackay market leading to many benefits for property investors, Sharon Paro from Gardian Real Estate talks about how to get the most from your investment property.

Communication is key when it comes to a good buyer’s agent – and we like to keep our buyers informed, every step of the way.

In 2013, we opened Gardian Real Estate as part of our integrated approach to helping our clients achieve their financial goals. Happy 5th birthday team!

Andrew from O’Hara Super Air Mart has been with MINEgard since its’ inception two years ago – find out what he thinks of this mine-site specific public liability insurance product.

Curious to see what our real estate sales team get up to on their weekly sales caravan??

If you’re a first home buyer and want a FREE helping hand to get into the property market, get in touch with Phillips Mortgage Choice.


MARCH 2018

Meet our new financial planner at Phillips Mortgage Choice – Alex Jorgensen – and find out how he can help you to achieve your life goals.

Gardian regularly hold Auction Bonanzas and if you’re interested in buying or selling property, we highly recommend you come along to one and check it out. Find out more about Gardian’s auctions here.

A huge CONGRATULATIONS to Ben Kerrisk from Gardian Real Estate for taking out RateMyAgent’s #1 spot for Mackay!

Corey Vaughn from JCV Services talks about how easy it is to get mine-site ready with MINEgard.



See what Gardian Real Estate Principal Eric Rickman says about the rental market (hint: rental vacancy rates are dropping!).



Felt the rattle with Mackay's earthquake? What does that mean for your property insurance?


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