• Industries


North Queensland is a unique region with a diverse range of industries. Our Cairns office has specialist and practical experience working with the many types of businesses that operate within the region. We understand the challenges and our local experts are on hand to help. 

We’re committed to delivering value for our clients. We do what it takes to get to know your businesses and the sector you operate in. By developing specific industry expertise, we have a better understanding and appreciation of the risks, issues and opportunities you face.

Family Business

Two-thirds of Australian businesses are family-owned. Our specialist team understands the unique challenges and dynamics at play, and help build sustainable family businesses for future generations.

Food & Agribusiness

With Food & Agribusiness as a key industry in North Queensland, our team are experienced when it comes to agribusinesses issues. From farm gate to plate, BDO provides no-nonsense strategic advice to maximise the value of your agribusiness operations.

Government & Public Sector

Our team specialises in understanding the distinct requirements of the public sector, operating in an environment where policy, legislation and budget issues can make delivering cost-effective services demanding.

Indigenous Business

Our team are experienced in providing holistic support to indigenous business owners and communities across a wide variety of services.

Management Rights

Our team are market leaders in consulting to management rights businesses in North Queensland.  Our streamlined services and specialist knowledge can support you through the full lifecycle of your management rights business. 

BDO Cairns has strong relationships with management rights industry professionals (solicitors, agents and financiers) to ensure you receive streamlined information and reporting. It’s this combination of technical expertise, established relationships, industry cooperation and effective communications that our clients value most. 

Natural Resources

As trusted advisers with technical knowledge and insight, we understand the risks, opportunities, industry drivers and regulatory frameworks facing our natural resources clients.


With more than 100 years’ experience in this area, we understands the unique needs of the not-for-profit sector. We support clients with cost-effective solutions and a strong commitment to the communities they serve.

Professional Services

Professional service firms come in all shapes and sizes. We work with you to plan for sustainable business growth by identifying the issues unique to your business.

Real Estate & Construction

Practical advice that reflects the issues and commercial realities of the sector – that’s what we offer real estate and construction businesses in North Queensland.


We focus on the key issues and risks for the retail industry, with strong partner-led service.

Tourism, Leisure & Hospitality

Our team have extensive knowledge and experience of the unique challenges faced by the tourism, leisure and hospitality sector that ensures our clients receive practical and relevant services for their club, hotel or association.