About Us

Meet the Sunshine Coast's aged care funding experts.


Sage Care Advice is located in Maroochydore and we take pride in being the Sunshine Coast’s aged care funding experts. We are a privately owned business with a small team and a big commitment to assisting our clients with aged care funding issues. Our team have the tools, knowledge and empathy to help you in a difficult time.

Sage Care Advice is proud to be a finalist in the ACS Aged Care Adviser of the Year for 2023, and awarded the ACS Aged Care Adviser of the Year for 2022.

Aged Care Awards ACS
Bruce Baynes

Bruce Baynes

Grad DipFinPlan, Accredited Aged Care Adviser
Director, Aged Care Specialist

Aged care advice is nothing short of a passion for Bruce. When his own family faced the struggles of his father entering aged care, Bruce knew there was a need for more help to be available to others facing the daunting financial aspects of aged care. We love seeing his excitement when he comes up with a particularly great solution for clients and he is passionate when advocating for our clients’ best interests.

With over twenty years of experience in providing financial advice, our clients often comment on the empathy and understanding offered by Bruce in addition to his excellent skills in aged care funding.


Katie Spence

B Com, Grad DipFinPlan, JP Qual, Accredited Aged Care Adviser
Director, Aged Care Specialist

Katie has been with Sage Care Advice since its inception. Stepping up from the role of Client Care Advocate to Aged Care Adviser after completing her Diploma of Financial Planning in 2018, Katie has assisted many clients through the aged care maze and the obstacles families find themselves facing when a loved one enters care.

Katie is knowledgeable and extremely passionate about her job, she gets a buzz out of assisting clients, particularly when she can change an often, bleak outlook into a positive one. Katie’s friendly nature and great sense of humour will make you feel welcome and instantly at ease.

Outside of work life, Katie has two active teenage boys that keep her very busy and she hold various voluntary roles on their respective sporting club committees.

Rae Hill

Rae Hill

Executive Assistant

Rae joined our team with previous experience in administration and reception roles. She is very efficient and organised, however being kind and helpful is her speciality. Her role involves keeping the office in order and the advisers in line, Rae is a busy and valued member of our team.

Bringing a warmth to the office, she is our own “Rae” of sunshine! While she is off the clock, Rae loves music, drawing, shopping and heading to the beach.


Lisa Perry

Aged Care Accredited
Client Care Advocate

Lisa is a genuine Sunshine Coast local, she has been with our team since mid-2019 and she is an admin superstar!

Always armed with her trusty blue pen, she is ready to assist you to complete the Government forms required in the aged care process. If you have a problem, Lisa will do her best to solve it as soon as she can, with the care and compassion you deserve.

In her role as Client Care Advocate, Lisa provides admin support to our advisers, however, this is not Lisa’s only interest, she also enjoys, surfing, paddle boarding, bike riding and spending time playing Pokemon with her grandkids.


Haylee Randall

B Com, Dip FP, JP Qual, Aged Care Adviser
Client Care Advocate

Haylee has held various roles at Sage Care Advice since the beginning. Her knowledge for all things technical makes her a most valuable member of our team. Working from home Haylee, enjoys a work life balance as a busy mother of two. Haylee knows how to get things done, she is efficient, reliable and helps to keep the office running smoothly.

Being accredited in Aged Care and with years of experience, Haylee’s knowledge in Aged Care is comprehensive and she will answer your questions with confidence and compassion anytime you catch her on the other end of the phone.


Collette van Veen

Admin Assistant/Trainee

When you visit or phone our office you will most likely be greeted by the lovely Collette. As an instantly perfect addition to our team, Collette joined us to complete a traineeship in Business Administration.

When she is not brightening up our office or studying, Collette loves to dance, she is a qualified instructor and runs Jazzercise classes each weekday before and after work and on Saturday mornings!

What Our Clients Say

Just like our name ‘Sage’, we are ‘profoundly wise’ and have a genuine desire to provide you and your loved ones with the best solutions. Here is some feedback from some of our clients.


My aunty thinks you lot are the best thing since sliced bread.

Beerwah QLD


You guys have been a God send for me thank you so much I definitely couldn’t of done it without you.

Sippy Downs QLD

Accredited Aged Care Advisors Sunshine Coast
Accredited Aged Care Advisors Sunshine Coast