Finalists in the Australian Accounting Awards 2017

April 12, 2017

Newcastle based Leenane Templeton Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors has been shortlisted for the prestigious Australian Accounting Awards, partnered by Thomson Reuters.

Andrew Frith of Leenane Templeton is in the running to take out one of Australia’s top industry awards.

Leenane Templeton has been shortlisted as a finalist to win two awards in the categories of “Partner Of The Year – Boutique Firm” and “Community Engagement Program Of The Year” at the 2017 Australian Accounting Awards, hosted by Accountants Daily, Australia’s top publication for the accounting industry.

Founded in 2000, Leenane Templeton offers business accounting & advice, financial planning and SMSF advice to the Newcastle and surrounding areas. It has particularly strong relationships with local business and high wealth individuals and specialises in proactive advice.

Now in its fourth consecutive year, the Australian Accounting Awards recognises individual excellence in accounting, from the profession’s most senior ranks to its rising stars.

Winners in the individual categories will automatically be shortlisted for the coveted Accountants Daily Excellence Award. In addition, Leenane Templeton will be in the running for the Editor’s Choice Award, which recognises an individual’s outstanding contribution to the Accounting Industry.

“We broadened the awards program this year to better recognise the breadth and depth of the talent in this industry. For those who have made it to the finalist stage, congratulations, you have secured your place amongst Australia’s leading accounting professionals,” said Terry Braithwaite, head of partnerships at Accountants Daily. “We are set for a superb evening when the awards are presented. The judges have a tough job on their hands this year and there no doubt will be huge excitement to hear their verdicts.”

Andrew Frith, CEO at Leenane Templeton said he was delighted and humbled by the nomination. “These awards show the dedication, ability and professionalism of our whole team all of whom make Leenane Templeton the success it is today”. “Leenane Templeton’s recognition for its excellent contribution to the Newcastle and surrounding community reinforces the strength of the brand in connecting with the community and engaging with its customers,” he added.

The winners will be announced at a black tie awards dinner on Friday, 26 May at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.


For more details about Leenane Templeton please call our team on (02) 4916 2300 or visit our group website on


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