Joanne Johnston

Joanne Johnston

Partner, Business Services, Tax & Advisory


Planning & Business Growth | Superannuation | Tax & Compliance


Joanne is a Business Services Partner with BDO (Nth Qld), with a strong commitment to providing a high level of service to her clients. Joanne and has spent the last 25 years working to ensure clients meet their business potential and compliance obligations.

With a particular interest in superannuation, Joanne provides superannuation services including Self-Managed superannuation fund administration and compliance.

Joanne joined BDO in 2007. With a large exposure to clients operating in many different industries, Joanne is quick to understand how individual businesses operate in order to determine their individual needs. Joanne is also passionate about embracing the technological changes in the accounting industry including cloud accounting platforms and enjoys working with her clients to assist them in this area.


  • Business advisory
  • Taxation and GST compliance & advice
  • Taxation planning and structuring to maximise wealth
  • Succession planning
  • Superannuation (including SMSF)
  • Accounting software solutions.


  • Family business
  • Retail
  • Professional practices (including legal and medical)
  • Tourism (including tourist parks).

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

“I'm passionate about helping and supporting our local business clients with all their needs. I love the relationships we have with our clients and strive to do my best to support them any way I can. I am grateful to be able to foster learning and career opportunities within our team at BDO and have enjoyed seeing team members develop.”