Who We Are

High Definition Finance
– part of the Hales Douglass Group

Hales Douglass has been providing accounting services in Ulladulla south to the NSW border since 1983. In that time, the firm has established itself as a quality accounting and business firm with unquestioned integrity.

Under the highly experienced, respected & accredited leadership of Craig Wise, High Definition Finance provides a personalised finance & loans service for business loans, investment loans, equipment finance & home loans.

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Craig Wise


Craig Wise has over 25 years experience specialising in commercial finance in senior management roles within the banking industry.

Craig joined the Hales Douglass team in 2018 to launch Hales Douglass’ Finance division, so he can focus on providing a greater choice, fairness and more opportunity to his clients needing finance.

Industry Credentials

Craig has a diverse finance background, specialising in a range of industries including property development, caravan parks, motels, registered clubs, dairy, transport logistics, property services and franchising.

  • Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking Management
  • Current member of Finance Brokers Association of Australia Limited

Service & Advice Focus

Craig places the highest priority on maintaining a reputation for integrity and professionalism. His open and honest rapport extends from his clients to industry stakeholders including aggregators and lenders.

Craig actively focuses on commercial finance for small business, with a strong purpose to provide personal and community value to his clients. Craig’s depth of industry experience has resulted in his ability to provide strong negotiating power to each application.

From initial interview, to application, then settlement, Craig provides a personalised end-to-end service with relationship continuity and a hassle-free experience for his clients.

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Craig can be contacted on 0410 673003 or 0244 555333, or via email.  For more information and/or an obligation-free appointment. 

ashley frigo broker

Ashley can be contacted on 0480 358051, or via email for more information and/or an obligation-free appointment. 

Ashley Frigo

Ashley Frigo joined the finance industry in 2019 as a broker’s assistant developing a passion for residential lending. Becoming a mortgage broker quickly became her focus, completing her certificate in Finance & Mortgage Broking in late 2021 and joining the High Definition Finance team as a qualified Mortgage Broker in early 2022.

With a background in real estate, Ashley’s knowledge of the buying and selling process helps her to guide her clients through their home loan journey, supporting them from initial meeting to settlement and beyond.

While her focus is residential lending, she hopes to expand her knowledge and expertise by completing her Diploma in Finance & Broking Management.

Ashley prides herself on offering personalised, initiative & transparent financial services, educating and empowering her clients and enjoys being a part of her client’s journey to secure their dream home, watch their renovations take shape or grow their investment portfolio.

Our Support Team

Adam Passwell

Adam Passwell
B.Ec, Dip Fin Planning

Partner, Financial Adviser, SMSF Specialist

Adam has a strong educational background with a double major degree in Economics and Business Law from Macquarie University and he has also completed the Diploma in Financial Planning from Deakin University.

Andrew Hare Hales Douglass

Andrew Hare
CA, B.Bus

Partner, Chartered Accountant, Auditor

Andrew has more than 20 years experience in the accounting industry. Through his expertise in providing tax and business advice and his ‘hands on’ approach to working with clients, Andrew has helped many business people achieve their business and personal goals.