Vulnerable women given home ownership option through taxpayer-funded house project

The house-and-land packages for single women range between $320,000 and $395,000 and construction of the first nine properties is expected to begin in February next year. The deal works because the SA Housing Authority holds a percentage of the ownership via a second...

Women in Australia’s biggest cities retire younger than their urban counterparts

Cost of living pressures may be encouraging some Australians to shift to a more affordable region after retirement. But for many, rising property values have transformed retirement plans. "We’ve been very, very fortunate.” Sydney worker Jenny Lindsay, 62, will retire...

Homelessness has grown by 31% for women aged 55 & older

The number of women aged 55 and over who experience homelessness in Australia has grown by 31% between 2011 and 2016. This trend is expected to continue unless social housing provision is expanded, given the gap in men’s and women’s lifetime wealth accumulation. As...

About Us


Women and Wealth Club provides education and strategies to empower women to build stronger financial futures. It’s critical now more than ever for women to build stronger financial futures – the fastest group of people experiencing homelessness in Australia is Women over 55. 

That is not acceptable and we want to do our part and invite women everywhere to be courageous and take their first step to improving financial wellbeing. Register below for information on seminars and financial tips that over time can transform your money habits and wealth.

Lesley Gregg

Coming from a modest background on the Gold Coast Lesley has always been acutely aware of the importance of creating her own financial stability. A man certainly was not Lesley’s retirement plan and after attending University she built herself a highly successful IT and Financial Services sales leadership in the UK, Middle East and Australia. Outside of her career she’s always had residential property investing as her side gig and purchased her first property at the age of 28 in London. Lesley now develops residential properties in NSW and QLD and she is passionate about property and financial planning and guiding others to invest well. She found her dream husband at the age of 43 and is a proud step mum.

Maree Blakemore

As a finance specialist Maree is passionate about using her 35 years experience in commercial and residential lending with Westpac to guide women to make the right investing and property decisions.

With access to over 40 lenders Maree delivers expert lending advice every time. Whether it’s helping a young person to get ready to buy their first home, or helping an experienced investor to grow a profitable portfolio, or finding a solution for self-employed, credit impaired or a bankrupt person, Maree will assist you to achieve your goals.

Maree is proud to be a co-founder of Women and Wealth Club and to help women of all ages to build brighter financial futures.


Newfandangled Properties

Newfandangled Properties take the guesswork out of property investing and will provide you with a highly personal property selection service and find you the very best property at the right price. Most properties Newfandangled Properties find are off-market and they structure deals and sites that offer exceptional returns.  Newfandangled Properties are registered buyers agents in NSW and QLD.  They themselves develop small subdivisions, duplex and townhouse projects and invest in exactly the same types of projects as those recommended to their clients.  Their average returns on cash equity investments for their small development projects is exceptional delivering 50%+ returns in 12 months.

Monaco Lending Services

Monaco Lending is backed by Maree Blakemore’s 35 years of experience in Finance and Lending, including 30 years at Westpac as a Business Banker. Monaco assists first buyers and investors, self employed, start up businesses, existing businesses with cash flow right through to highly specialist complex construction and property development lending.

Older Women’s Network

The Older Women’s Network (OWN) is an inclusive organisation that celebrates diversity of age and it is a dynamic community that actively supports the rights, dignity and wellbeing of all older women. OWN provides wellness, advocacy and is a voice for older women supporting initiatives in prevention of violence and homelesness against older women in our society. Women and Wealth Club is a proud partner of OWN donating 5% of our revenue across all services directly to OWN to provide temporary shelter for older women experiencing homelessness.

TLK Partners

TLK Partners provide integrated financial planning, taxation, legal services, finance and property acquisition services. Their mission is to become Australia’s leading universal wealth advisers and have highly competant, dedicated staff who are have empathy for clients, and whose mission is to improve the lives of everyone they work with. They are empowering and help clients make comfortable decisions for the future, making clients wealthier, stronger and happier.

Tiger Finance

Tiger Finance specialises in vehicle and equipment finance and personal loans. Tiger Finance offer a highly personal service, no sugar coating, no dodgy sales tricks, no hidden terms and conditions. Tiger Finance pride themselves taking away all the stress and deal directly with the lenders and sales teams and work to get you the best possible rates with repayments that work best for you.