Online - 30th October 2020

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Online Event!

We are delighted to announce ABDO is this Friday!

We care about the accounting industry and the impact this year’s events have had on your business. We want to help you navigate the impact of COVID-19 through this one day insightful event and for the first time ever, our yearly event will be hosted online so YOU can join us in the comfort and safety of your own home or office.

In this jam packed one day webinar held via Zoom, your host, John Peterson, along with an all-star panel of industry experts, will be discussing how YOU can PIVOT & TRANSITION, HUSTLE & TRANSFORM your business in this forever changed business environment post COVID-19.

We are delighted to finally bring back the event of 2018 (according to many in the accounting industry) and if your firm is to thrive moving forward, you cannot afford to miss this event!



This year we want to give back! That’s why we have decided to donate 100% of all proceeds to the charity of your choice. We’ve handpicked several organisations close to our hearts but would love some suggestions from our attendees.
To ensure you are making the best decision and choosing a charity that best aligns with your values and beliefs, we have put together some information about each charity and their mission.

Australian Red Cross

The Australian Red Cross saves lives and supports people before and after disasters strike. They work to alleviate suffering during wars and conflict and assist the most vulnerable community members, no matter their circumstances. In Australia they work to empower the vulnerable, making them safer and more resilient through the delivery of services and the promotion of humanitarian laws and values.

Australian Wildfire Relief Fund

The Australian Wildfire Relief Fund supports immediate rescue and relief efforts for people and animals impacted by the fires and will eventually transition to funding long-term assistance to help residents recover and rebuild. All donations to this fund will exclusively support wildfire recovery.

Better Families

The Australian Better Families Party’s mission is to fix social policy and ensure Australian families are the first to benefit from policy decisions made by the government. They improve how families are supported in areas of childcare, aged care, affordable housing, health, employment, education, law, sovereign ownership, and energy use. ABF Party objectives focus on reducing social and economic burdens placed on Australian families by producing better policy.

Beyond Blue

Anxiety, depression and suicide affect millions of people, impacting how they connect with family and friends, thrive at work, and live meaningful lives. Beyond Blue helps Australian’s understand that these feelings can change and equip them with the skills they need to look after their own mental health and wellbeing. Through their support services, programs, research, advocacy, and communication activities, they are breaking down the stigma that acts as a barrier to people reaching out for support.

Change The Record

Change the Record is Australia’s only national Aboriginal led justice coalition of legal, health and family violence prevention experts.  The rates at which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are experiencing violence and being put in prison has reached a crisis point. Their mission is to end the incarceration of, and family violence against, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Doctors Without Borders

MSF’s is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters. They seek to provide high-quality care and when medical assistance alone is not enough, they provide shelter, water and sanitation, food, or other services. Their work includes proving medical and psychological support to Beirut explosion victims and ending aid to countries hit hardest by COVID-19.

Starlight Children’s Foundation

Their mission is to brighten the lives of seriously ill and hospitalised children and youth. Early experiences affect every aspect of development and a happy childhood makes the world of difference to lifelong psychological well-being, social connections, and healthy behaviours. Their unique programs respond to the specific needs of Aussie kids and teens and disrupt the relentless cycle of pain and offer a welcome break so that sick kids can simply be kids.

Suicide Prevention Australia

Delivering national leadership for the meaningful reduction of suicides in Australia. They work to build a stronger suicide prevention sector, a more aware and engaged community, and a more effective regulatory and funding environment. Together they achieve our shared vision of a world without suicide.

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has an international mission statement that sets the identity and direction for every command and centre that the Army operates. The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

World Vision

World Vision is a child-focused charity organisation. They go where the need is greatest to help the most vulnerable children around the world. They are dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Together, they tackle the root causes of poverty and transform lives through development, relief, and advocacy work.

When registering for your ABDO ticket, please nominate a charity from the list above or feel free to add your own suggestion. At the conclusion of ABDO 2020, we will announce the total amount raised. Until then, save the date, register below, and make your donation.