• Clubs & Pubs

    Providing specialist accountancy and business advisory expertise.


Clubs & Pubs

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BDO has a long and successful record of accomplishment of providing professional services to clients in this sector including numerous clubs, pubs, hotels and casinos. BDO has been advising the Registered Clubs and Pubs industry for over 30 years and has a long-standing and genuine interest in supporting the future of this industry.

We are sponsors of three major Club bodies being the Leagues Club Association (LCA), RSL Services Club’s Association and Club Managers Australia (CMA) and are currently working on a number of joint projects with our sponsors to ensure continued collaboration and support of the industry.

Our clients include all types of clubs including major registered leagues clubs, RSL clubs, workers’ clubs, golf clubs and community clubs and our services cover all areas from compliance through to strategy and advisory.

How can we help?

We help Clubs and Pubs improve their day-to-day business performance and manage their compliance and reporting risks. Whether it is providing strategic advice on operational efficiencies and forward planning to ensure continued growth, or navigating the various compliance responsibilities and critical issues that affect the industry. Our ultimate goal is to help our clients succeed and prosper. We combine extensive industry experience and specialist knowledge, along with building long-standing relationships with clients and industry stakeholders, to truly identify and respond to the needs of our clients.

BDO’s team of experts can provide a complete range of services including:


  • Financial Statement audit
  • Internal audits
  • Compliance audits
  • Accountability code reviews.


  • Income tax
  • Indirect tax advice including GST, FBT, payroll tax, fuel tax etc.
  • Income tax exemptions
  • Compliance.

Risk management

  • Risk management framework design
  • Governance reviews
  • Board training and education programs
  • Internal audit
  • Technology risk.


  • Strategic planning
  • Restructuring
  • Amalgamation facilitation
  • Business improvement and optimisation
  • Pre-lend and debt facility reviews
  • Due diligence and feasibility.

Outsourced services

  • Payroll processing
  • Bookkeeping and management reporting services (including BAS etc.)

Human resources

  • Virtual HR support
  • Change management
  • Salary packaging, reward and remuneration reviews.


  • Digital strategy
  • Data Analytics
  • Project advisory
  • Transform to Cloud
  • Technology risk (security, risk assessments, resilience etc.)