Wes completed a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at the Bendigo College of Advanced Education, leading to the commencement of his financial career in 1990 as an auditor for the Victorian state government. In 1993 Wes joined an accounting firm in Deniliquin prior to opening an accounting practice under his own name in 1997, later becoming Murray River Accounting Pty Ltd. Wes has continued to operate this practice for the past 21 years, with the support of his wife Susan and two children Taylah and Mitchell
Born in Barham, Wes has been actively involved in the local cricket, football and tennis communities, with a strong passion for horse breeding and harness racing.
Tanya was born in Barham and attended Barham Primary and High Schools. She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Canberra in the late 1970s and went on to work as a Personal Secretary / Bookkeeper for the national office of Housing Industry Association. Tanya worked in Canberra during the 1980s and travelled extensively both in Australia and overseas, before returning to Barham and married life in the early 1990s.
Tanya and Graham raised three children whilst working in the family farm partnership. She has been involved as Treasurer of the Barham Pre-School and Barham High School P&C and Secretary/Treasurer of the Koondrook-Barham Junior Basketball while the children attended school and participated in local sport.
With the children grown up, Tanya decided to take on a new challenge as a Murray Haven Board member.