Staff Profiles

  • David Murphy -- Founder, Managing Director

    David has held various positions in Local Government over a period of 16 years prior to establishing this business in 1992.

    His most senior position was that of Manager of Building Control with the City of Greater Dandenong, prior to this was the Deputy Building Surveyor with the progressive City of Cranbourne.

    David has grown the business from a two person operation in 1994 to the current status.

  • Julie Murphy - Office Manager

    Julie Murphy is a co-founder of DJM Building Consultants who has had extensive experience as a legal secretary with Morrison & Sawers Solicitors, furthermore, Julie was a personal assistant to the state manager of the high profile financial service company Sealcorp.

  • John Ferguson

    John is not only an Inspector he is also a registered builder.  This makes him the ideal person to assist in a practical way to achieve compliance with the regulations.

  • Liz Perring

    Liz has been employed with DJM for the past four years and deals with the property information requests.  Liz has greatly reduced the turn around time for property information and is constantly following up Council to provide the required information so that we can formalise the permits.

  • Kerri Cross

    Kerri is responsible for the stamping and coordination of all permits.  Her keen eye for detail ensures you will receive the correct documentation.

  • Andrew Steele

    Andrew is a qualified and registered building surveyor who has previously worked with the Cities of Hawthorn and Casey.  Andrew was previously a director of his own business prior to joining DJM.  The success of DJM can be greatly attributed to Andrews professionalism and work ethic.

  • Matt Rule

    Matt is our Senior Building Inspector who has had extensive experience with multi level commercial buildings.  Matt heads our Essential Service sector, his wealth of knowledge is a great asset for our clients in achieving compliance with this confusing legislation.

  • Shane Rowe

    Shane is a recently qualified Building  Inspector.  Shane commenced his training with the City of Knox and DJM.  Shane has a real enthusiasm for building surveying and is always looking to improve his knowledge

  • Barry Bouquet

    Barry started with DJM employed in administration, dealing with all inspection results. He has now successfully completed the inspector’s certificate and is employed as an assistant Building Inspector to gain the relevant experience in the hope of becoming qualified in the near future.

  • Paula Mackenzie

    Paula is the organisational hub of the inspection side of our business.  Paula organises up to 80 inspections every day whilst assisting our clients in achieving deadlines.

  • Megan Kelsey

    Megan joined DJM in September 2009.  Megan has added significantly to the efficiencies in our office, she has a remarkable ability to meet deadlines in an environment that demands multi-tasking on a large scale.

  • Breanne Cross

    Breanne is on a gap year and has fitted into the office very well.  Her professional and approachable manner makes her a joy to deal with.


DJM Building Consultants Pty Ltd
Suite 6, 24 Lakeside Drive Burwood East
Victoria 3151

Telephone: 9887 7990
FAX: 9887 9660