Who We Are

Cooper & Associates Accountants was established by Kaye Cooper in May 1989. The firm moved to our Goondoon Street offices in 1992. We have been providing the highest level Accounting and Business Services to small-medium sized businesses in the Gladstone region for almost 30 years.

Cooper & Associates Accountants is one of the most respected Firms of Accountants in Public Practice in Gladstone, Queensland. We pride ourselves on providing a full range of professional services including Accountancy and Taxation for individuals, partnerships, companies, trusts and superannuation funds; Business Advisory services, Audit and Assurance, retirement planning, estate planning and other related business, investment and financial planning advice.

Our firm is 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 actively support the vocational and work experience programs of our local high schools, and has in place a comprehensive training program for both administrative and professional staff, utilizing local educational institutions.

Cooper & Associates Accountants has a broad range of clients, some of whom have been with us since the commencement of the practice. Our clients are predominately concentrated in Gladstone and the surrounding areas, however our use and embrace of best of breed technology solutions such as Xero has allowed the firm to attract clients from other geographical areas including intrastate, interstate and internationally.

Our business clients include companies, trusts, partnerships and individuals in the sectors of Retail, Manufacturing, Primary Production, Service Providers, Building and Construction Industry, Engineering, Medical and Dental Professionals, Tourism and Hospitality, and Land Development.

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

Toni Wotton
Toni WottonBusiness Manager
Diploma of Management
Gloria Holswich
Gloria HolswichAdministration Officer
Diploma of Business
Commissioner for Declarations