If you’re considering entering public practice, find out more about your pathways to attain a CPA Australia Public Practice Certificate to practice in Australia, and the related fees.

If you are already working in public practice, the resources below will guide you as you establish your own practice. Be clear about what you want your firm to achieve and be aware of how an operating structure is affected by regulations.

Business planning

Australian state and federal governments provide access to complimentary business plan templates, including those available at business.gov.au and business.vic.gov.au. CPA Australia also provides guidance on Completing a business plan (PDF)

CPA Australia resources

Australian Government resources and support