Cooper & Associates Accountants was established in May 1989 and are one of the most respected firms of Accountants in Public Practice in Gladstone, Queensland.

We are committed to the provision of quality service to all clients, with a focus on continuous improvement to policies and practices by both administrative and professional staff.



We provide our clients full accounting and taxation services, business advisory services, SMSF administration, management and auditing as well as the provision of business, investment and financial planning advice.

We offer personalised and professional service, advice and support to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your business.



Located in Gladstone, on the central coast of Queensland, Cooper & Associates Accountants’ clients are predominately concentrated in Gladstone and the surrounding areas.

Our use of best of breed technology solutions has allowed the Firm to attract clients from other geographical areas including intrastate, interstate and internationally.


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Our Team

Practice Directors

Kaye Cooper
Kaye CooperPractice Director
Fellow of CPA Australia
Registered Tax Agent
Registered ASIC Agent
Tanya Smallcombe
Tanya SmallcombePractice Director
Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
Fellow of CPA Australia
Registered Tax Agent
Financial Adviser – Authorised Representative of Count
Registered SMSF Auditor
Jeremy Wotton
Jeremy WottonPractice Director
Bachelor of Accounting
Member of CPA Australia
Registered Tax Agent
Registered SMSF Auditor

Professional and Para-Professional Staff

Jill Maynard
Jill MaynardFinancial Planner
Bachelor of Financial Planning
Member of FPA Australia
Financial Adviser – Authorised Representative of Count
Registered Tax (Financial) Adviser
Tharyn Thomas
Tharyn ThomasChartered Accountant
Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
Member of CA ANZ
Magda duPlessis
Magda duPlessisAccountant
Bachelor of Accounting
Alice Melville
Alice MelvilleCadet Accountant
Certificate IV in Accounting
Maree Hooley
Maree HooleyBookkeeper
Certificate III in Business Administration

Administration Staff

Gloria Holswich
Gloria HolswichAdministration Officer
Diploma of Business
Commissioner for Declarations

Jeremy, We wanted to express our gratitude for your excellent service since we brought our accounting across to you.

Since we came across, you have been an incredible help setting up our company structure at short notice and giving much needed advice during our recent commercial property acquisition. Your responsiveness in communication and follow up are above and beyond, and gives us confidence as we move into new ventures.

We look forward to many years ahead having you as part of our ‘team’.

Kyle & Kate Adams

Hi Kaye. You’re the best. Wish we found your firm years ago. Thanks so much for your professionalism and the fantastic support we’ve had from you and your team.


Thank you for all your advice in what is the success of our business. Cheers!!

J & T B

Kaye, it is so enjoyable working with you and the team. Congratulations on 20 years! There is so much more I could say….

S H-B, Cooper Grace Ward

Thank you is not even enough for what you have done for me. Everything learnt from you was a lesson worth learning and it will continue to help me through new work & life adventures! Will always be in touch! Thanks


Thanks for your efficient, friendly and enjoyable service. Your leadership of a great team, with high expectations, is very evident.

R & J J

To Tanya, You need a medal to keep up with DAVE’s impulsive behaviour!

D & C S

Kaye demonstrated the drive and commitment that makes an owner manager a winner. She explained the structure and strategy of her firm in detail and was very clear about the value she places on her team and their development. The judges found her to be an outstanding candidate!

2011 Gladstone AIM Management Excellence Awards Judges