Gladstone: (07) 4972 0522


Carl Weston


Carl’s focus is to provide local people and businesses with a broker service that truly meets the needs of his clients. Carl, who has over 20 years experience in the finance industry has set up Austral Lending Solution to be accredited with 100% of lenders to allow complete flexibility in the solutions that can be offered to clients.

Carl believes in offering clients solutions for the long term, to help achieve personal or business financial goals. Austral Lending Solutions will offer you money lending solutions that we believe are right for you in your circumstances..

Helen Weston


Helen employs and manages the people at Austral Lending Solutions and prides herself on employing well qualified people who are ideally suited to the Austral Lending Solutions culture. As a result they are lucky to have long serving members of staff and a very low staff turnover.

Helen holds the Cert IV in Financial Services, Cert IV in Small Business Management and also manages the bookkeeping for the business.

Together Carl and Helen own Austral Lending Solutions.

Natalie Holzberger

Loan Administrator

Natalie has worked in the finance industry for 27 years, first in banking and then in the broker world for the last 12 years. “I really enjoy my job and find it very satisfying when customers achieve their goal of saving for their home especially when I have had a helping hand in that” says Natalie.

She is accredited with MFAA and has completed her Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management. She has lived in Gladstone on and off most of her life and thinks it is a great place to bring up children. She has been married to Tony for over 20 years and they have two daughters.

Danielle Cruickshank

Loan Administrator

Danielle comes from a background in both Legal and Real Estate establishments where she gained a deep understanding of the importance a Financial Broker can have in an individual’s life. Witnessing how these life decisions play out and just how significant each one is to the individual. Originally from the North East of England she relocated to Australia with her Partner and Gladstone Local for a life in the sunshine.

“I am proud to work alongside a fantastic team at Austral who genuinely care about what is right for you. There is definitely no “one size fits all” process here. At the heart of the work we do every day is integrity and courtesy. With those core traits in mind I am more than happy to help in any way possible to make your experience with Austral an exceptional one. Whether that’s over the phone or in office, as Finance Administration Assistant as Austral I am here to help, no query is too big or too small. Look forward to speaking with you!”

Leeanne Spencer

Finance Broker

For the last almost 13 years, I have worked at ANZ as a Commercial Banker. From July 2018 I am embarking on a new adventure leveraging my skills & expertise that I gained as a Commercial Banker in my new role as Business & Equipment Finance Broker at Austral Lending Solutions.

I am passionate about supporting my clients to achieve their personal & business goals by finding a financial solution that is right for them. Whether you are looking to protect your family’s security; a first home-buyer looking for a mortgage; an aspiring business owner seeking start-up capital or the owner of an established business looking for finance or cashflow options, Austral Lending Solutions can provide the tools, services and support to help you achieve your goals.

Austral Lending Solutions are accredited

We are proud members of the Astute Financial Management Group

07 4972 0522


46 Bramston Street
Gladstone, Qld, 4680