Tony Young, Partner, Business Services

Tony Young

Partner, Business Services


+61 7 3237 5924


Tony is a Business Services Partner with BDO in Brisbane. His approach is based on longstanding and close working relationships with clients to ‘partner’ with them in their businesses.

Tony provides taxation, commercial, strategic and succession advice to a wide range of clients, including family owned and operated businesses and high net worth clients. He advises on estate planning, and has acted as executor and attorney on a number of complex estates.

Tony joined BDO in 1980 and has worked across a range of service lines and industries including Professional Services, Property & Construction and Not-For-Profits. He was appointed partner in 1985. With 30 years’ experience in public practice, Tony leads BDO’s Estate Planning sector team, due to significant experience advising large, family groups.


  • Accounting & advice to businesses
  • Taxation compliance & advice
  • Succession planning
  • Estate planning
  • Business structuring
  • Growth advisory


  • Family business
  • Professional practice
  • High net worth individuals

Key assignments

  • Succession Planning – Planning and implementing the succession strategy for a substantial family owned enterprise. This involved solving significant tax and stamp duty problems as well as working within the family dynamics to ensure a cohesive management group
  • Structuring Major Property Group – Establishment of a major property holding group to provide maximum commercial and taxation efficiency
  • Appointment to the Board of Trustees of Brisbane Girls Grammar School


  • Bachelor of Business
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors


  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Board of Trustees, Brisbane Girls Grammar School