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We are an online audit firm that offers specialised trust account audit solutions to professionals. Our services are provided at fixed prices, with no hidden or additional charges. We are qualified trust account auditors and are the preferred choice of many accountants, conveyancers and real estate agents. Our clients are spread all over Australia.

Chris Bastin

Founder and Director

Chris is the founder and director of A1 Audits. He holds a Bachelor of Business & Commerce Degree (Specialising in Accounting), is a Registered Tax Agent, Registered SMSF Auditor & Member of the Institute of Public Accountants. With over 10 years in the field he has considerable technical background in auditing and focusses on managing our team of auditors.

Joseph Ranjit Reddy Thathireddy

Trust Account Auditor

Joseph is a fellow member of the Institute of Public Accountants and Public Practice Certificate Holder. He has around 10 years’ experience in tax/accounting and continues to develop excellent trust account auditing skills. He is highly organised, prioritises work effectively and excels at exceeding targets and meeting deadlines. He has excellent communication skills with people at all levels within an organisation.

Kylie Wee

Registered Company Auditor

Kylie has over 15 years experience in public practice and the audit industry internationally and in Australia. She is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Company auditor, and SMSF Auditor. Kylie manages a wide diversity of audit clients from SMEs to Public Listed entities, superannuation audit, trust accounts, as well as audit of not-for-profit organization and Schools. Her experience also includes auditing the Motor Industries while in Deloitte. In her free time, she enjoys wine tasting, fine food and socialising, as well as sport activities.

Robin King Heng Li


A practical and commercially focused assurance principal with over 9 years’ experience in Hong Kong and Australia, Robin possesses strong numerical and analytical skills for financial statements analysis, an expert in technical IFRS interpretation, accounting knowledge of complex transactions and experiences in financial modelling and valuation. He has extensive audit experiences in consumer industrial product, sourcing, retailing and logistics companies, motor dealership companies and properties development companies. Apart from audit, he had involved in a number of M&As, special projects and IPOs. Robin is a Registered Company Auditor, Approved SMSF Auditor, holds CA and CPA qualifications, and has completed Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting).

Loi-Tien Le

Trust Account Auditor

Loi is a registered tax agent and qualified trust account auditor. He is also a registered examiner of the The Law Society of NSW. He has over 5 years’ of audit experience. He has excellent communication skills and provides a professional audit service that exceeds expectations.

Ray Baath

Professional Accountant

With over 20 years of Finance experience and member of CPA, Ray has the knowledge and experience to provide clients with the best possible advice. He holds CPA Qualification with Master of Business in Professional Accounting, a Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking and a Diploma of Financial Planning. Ray has vast experience as a trust account auditor. He is highly organised, prioritises work effectively and excels at exceeding targets and meeting deadlines.