• Our History

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Our History

The BDO practice didn’t make it to where we are in Queensland overnight. Our history across Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast has been marked by several key events that have shaped us into who we are today.

2014 – BDO

The KPMG Sunshine Coast office merged with BDO.

2012 – BDO

BDO and PKF Brisbane integrated to create an even stronger force in the Sunshine State.

2009 – BDO

Globally, the network rebranded to become known as BDO.

2002 – BDO Kendalls

Horwath (Brisbane) and BDO Kendalls officially merged to form the largest Queensland owned firm and the fourth largest Accountancy Practice.

1999 – BDO Kendalls

Kendalls KBM and BDO Nelson Parkhill's Queensland partnership merged to form BDO Kendalls. This established the firm as one of the largest professional service firms in Queensland.

1989 – Kendalls KBM

Kendalls and Kennedy Bowly & Manson merged to become KBM.

1967 – Kendalls

Noel Kendall commenced as a sole practitioner and began a very early association with the credit union movement.

1914 – Kennedy Bowly & Manson

After several years as a sole practitioner, Rex Don Kennedy commenced partnership with Charles Bowly and Eric George Manson.