Live & Online Events

1230pm Thurs 23 May – FREE online Q&A with Cass – click here to join or use Teams Meeting ID 434 602 740 224 and PW FfC6Fz

630pm Thurs 30 MayFREE online Q&A with Cass – click here to join or use Teams Meeting ID 465 259 563 202 and PW nYoTmX

2, 13 & 24 May, 6 & 8 June – Cass & MJ live across Queensland at Brisbane, Toowoomba, Jimboomba, Townsville & Mission Beach – details here

Mary-Jane Liddicoat

SMSF Setup Division Manager, Justice of the Peace (ACT)

Mary-Jane joined FFS in 2022 to develop the SMSF Setup Division, which she now leads.

As a former senior public servant, diplomat, author, publisher, linguist, interpreter, small business owner, human rights advocate, and community leader of 30 years standing, Mary-Jane has a diverse public and private sector experience across a broad range of industry sectors. Representing the Australian Government in Japan, Korea, and the Middle East, Mary-Jane has extensive international and media experience, including with Korean, Japanese, Arabic and French language expertise.

In 2022, Mary-Jane was invited to run as an ACT Senate Candidate for the Informed Medical Options Party in the Australian Federal Election, and, in 2015, she was the “Best New Business” Canberra Women in Business winner and the President of the Manuka Business Association, and in 2013 Mary-Jane’s business won the Australian Bartenders “Best Cocktail Bar (ACT)” award.

Mary-Jane graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours), University of Sydney and received private and government scholarships to study in prestigious Japanese schools and universities. She in is author and publisher of Syrian Colloquial Arabic, a functional course, the first of its kind and respected language resource worldwide.

She is married with three school-aged children. Mary-Jane spent 20 years training in Shotokan Karate and Taekwondo, and now enjoys a variety of shooting disciplines.