Experienced Canberra Accountants

Hardwickes is a leading Canberra accounting firm, with over 70 years of experience. Our team of expert accountants and advisors provides top-tier financial services and advice tailored to both business and personal needs. Our deep roots in the capital city allow us to understand the unique landscape of Canberra’s business environment better than most, and we're committed to supporting our clients in their growth, no matter the size of their business.

Canberra Accountants Serving the ACT and Surrounds

At Hardwickes, we pride ourselves on our range of tailored accounting and financial services designed to meet the diverse needs of our clients in Canberra. Whether you need individual wealth management advice or you’re a business owner looking for comprehensive accounting support, we have the knowledge and tools necessary to assist you. Our approach is always client-focused, ensuring that we understand and meet your unique requirements with effective, smart strategies that help you reach your business and personal goals.


Tax and Accounting Solutions

Our experienced chartered accountants in Canberra deliver a comprehensive range of tax and accounting services. From straightforward tax planning to complex accounting solutions, we ensure your financial needs are met with precision and care.

Business Advisory Services

Whether you’re a startup or an established business, our advisory experts can help you achieve your business goals with valuable insights regarding finance and strategic planning. We partner with you to understand your unique challenges and opportunities, offering smart solutions and a roadmap to sustainable growth.

Wealth Management and Financial Planning

At Hardwickes, wealth management is more than just managing assets. It’s about building a clear, focused strategy to achieve your financial goals. We work closely with you to give personalised wealth management advice and ensure your financial future is secure.

CFO Advisory and Outsourced CFO

Our CFO advisory and outsourced CFO services extend strategic financial management and guidance for businesses looking for high-level financial aptitude. We impart tailored, reliable solutions that help you navigate complex financial landscapes, ensuring your organisation has a clear pathway to business success in the long term.

Self Managed Superannuation

Hardwickes has a dedicated superannuation compliance team to give professional accounting and taxation services for your self-managed super fund (SMSF). We leverage our decades of experience in the industry to assist trustees in meeting their accounting, assurance, and taxation compliance obligations and developing tax-effective strategies that protect your asset position. 

Moreover, we offer a fixed-cost fee structure in dealing with your compliance and tax strategies, ensuring you can manage the growth of your retirement benefits and giving you peace of mind.

The Market Sectors We Serve

We have a deep knowledge of a variety of market sectors. We understand that each industry has its unique challenges and opportunities, and every business operates differently. Our team is fully equipped with the knowledge and experience to assist our clients with specialised services tailored to their needs. We have decades of experience with these specific sectors and more:


At Hardwickes, we have years of experience dealing with family-owned agribusinesses and offer tailored financial and advisory services for the agribusiness sector. We’ve worked with agribusiness specialising in the pastoralist and livestock sectors, viticulture and wineries, horticulture, as well as plant and equipment, machinery and transport. We understand the unique number of challenges these agribusinesses face and how to help them develop at every stage. 


Hardwickes is the leading accounting firm in the ACT for childcare and extended daycare centres, both in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors. We have an Approved Provider licence, and our clients in the childcare sector benefit from our wealth of knowledge regarding the National Quality Framework, National Regulations and Legislation, and the Approved Learning Framework. This knowledge allows us to help childcare businesses navigate the complexities of financial management in this vital industry.

Emerging Companies

We have a range of services designed to support emerging businesses at every stage of their growth. We know that during the delicate early years of being in business, when you’re just getting started, every decision counts. We take a proactive approach to emerging business management through strategic advice that fosters growth and innovation. Whether you need help connecting in the market, identifying investors and financiers, or protecting your intellectual property, we can help every step of the way.

Family Law

At Hardwickes, we recognise the emotional and financial complexities involved in family law matters and offer empathetic and expert assistance. We help our clients navigate what often feels like a minefield of challenges with clear, articulate support, ensuring they achieve effective and timely outcomes. We are committed to working closely with you through every stage, including negotiation, asset protection, succession planning, tax considerations, and, if necessary, court proceedings.

Financial Government

Hardwickes boasts a specialised government sector team equipped with extensive experience and knowledge tailored to the specific needs of government departments. We know the importance of accountability and cost efficiency in the public sector, and we emphasise risk management, performance, and clear decision-making. Our firm has been a trusted business advisor to Canberra’s businesses and community for over 70 years, valuing trust, confidentiality, and an ethical culture as fundamental to our practice. As an independent firm, we are deeply committed to these principles.


We have served as trusted business advisors to not-for-profit organisations and charities for over 70 years. Our in-depth knowledge of prosperous operating models and regulatory requirements makes us the ideal partner to help your organisation achieve its goals, improve its reputation, enhance transparency, and foster an accountable and ethical culture. 

Our clientele includes some of the largest not-for-profit organisations in Canberra and the surrounding areas. Through our network and experience, we’re able to bring the best practices to your organisation’s operations.

Why Choose Hardwickes?

Choosing Hardwickes means selecting a business partner who truly values your financial well-being. At the heart of our practice is a client-centric approach, where every client’s needs and goals are listened to and carefully considered. Our team, consisting of highly experienced accountants and advisors, brings a wealth of expertise, particularly in the local and international financial sectors. This experience ensures that we provide comprehensive solutions, covering everything from taxation to wealth management, tailored to suit the complexities of your individual or business financial landscape. Our commitment is not just to meet your expectations but to exceed them, providing a level of service and care that sets us apart in the Canberra accounting community.

Our Commitment to Canberra

As a proud member of the Canberra based business community, we are dedicated to the capital city and its residents. We believe in building long-lasting relationships with our clients and playing a key role in the local economy. If you’re looking for a Canberra accounting partner who values your success as much as you do, Hardwickes is the right choice. With our experience, support, and personalised care, we’re not just your accountants; we’re your partners in achieving success. Contact us today to book an appointment and discuss how we can help you and your business grow.

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