At Equip Super we are delighted to be a part of the Gippsland community. We’ve been serving our members and employers in the Gippsland community since our inception in 1931. We have also been a proud long-term supporter of the Gippsland Business Awards, the region’s leading business awards event.

Our fully qualified Financial Planners are here to help our Gippsland members achieve their financial goals. We have local Gippsland representation located in Traralgon and we are ready to assist you.

Meet the team

Paula Siddle

Paula Siddle

Financial Planner

Traralgon and Gippsland region

Paula has worked in the financial planning industry since 2004. A Gippsland local, she joined Equip Financial Planning in 2019 from RGM Financial Planners and is based in our Traralgon office. Paula’s qualifications include a double degree in Financial Planning and Accounting, and a Diploma of Financial Planning. She completed her Master of Financial Planning in 2020.

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Melissa Murphy

Melissa Murphy

Financial Planner


Melissa has been employed in the financial planning industry since 2012 and commenced planning in 2017. Melissa has experience in superannuation and retirement planning within boutique advisory organisations. Melissa’s qualifications include an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning and a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning.

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Matthew Kitchen

Matthew Kitchen

Financial Planner

Ringwood and Eastern Victoria

Matthew has been a qualified financial planner, providing advice in the financial services industry since 2012. He specialises in strategies around tax planning, superannuation/pension, Centrelink and retirement planning. Matthew is married and is a father of two. He enjoys the gym, the outdoors, spending time with family and friends and supports the Collingwood Football Club.

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Helping you with your next chapter

If you need more information to help you reach your retirement goals, we are also planning an information event. Come along and hear from one of our financial planning experts.

Upcoming event
  • Date: Wednesday 20 March 2024
  • Time: 6:00 pm followed by light refreshments
  • Location: Century Inn, 5 Airfield Road, Traralgon
  • Cost: No additional cost to members
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