Key industries

New markets, niche markets and nano markets within markets, business is more complex and changing every day. In this world, real expertise is priceless. While we work across a range of industries and markets, we have developed premium expertise in specific sectors that offers our clients a competitive advantage. In these markets, our leaders are recognised as the go-to people, helping clients to navigate processes, procedures and policies to create efficiency and value. We are also connectors – bringing clients, industry leaders and businesses with related interests together.
Industry Agribusiness | Agriculture SW agribusiness advisors and accountants are highly engaged across the industry, and understand your challenges and opportunities. Australia is globally recognised for our clean environment and high production standards, presenting a significant business opportunity for Australian agricultural producers. While Australian producers have outstanding business opportunities and long-term capital growth potential, the agricultural sector is not without challenges […] 18/11/2021
Industry Automotive Successfully running an automotive business requires more than selling cars, car parts or insurance. Today, there are the added pressures of keeping pace with regulatory changes, meeting franchisors’ increasing sales targets and effectively managing cash flow in response to manufacturers’ changing bonus schemes. Whether you’re a dealer, manufacturer, distributor, financier or part of the automotive […] 23/11/2021
Industry Education With world-class education, Australia boasts many opportunities for education providers. However with changes in funding and market conditions, long-term strategic advice from SW accountants & advisors can make all the difference. Education providers are adapting to digital delivery of courses, international student enrolment fluctuations and navigating funding – whether through fees, government grants or investments. […] 23/11/2021
Industry Energy & resources The SW Energy & Resources experts are strategic advisors and accountants for operators of all sizes across the mining, resources, renewable energy, electricity and water sectors. A major global player, Australia’s resources sector is well established and its energy sector is experiencing fast-paced change. As businesses adapt to changes in global commodities markets, technological transformation […] 23/11/2021
Industry Financial services SW has strong financial services sector experience to deliver efficient and effective advice.  Our team has worked with many of Australia’s financial institutions and have a deep understanding of funds management, banking, insurance and financial services generally.  Our reputation has grown alongside our expertise into most parts of the financial services sector across all service lines of our business: […] 23/11/2021
Industry Franchise Our SW team are recognised as leaders in the franchise sector. We have long-standing experience in the industry and count dozens of successful franchisees among our client-base. Whether you are looking to purchase a franchise, or wish to improve the bottom line performance of your franchise business, or if your business just requires day-to-day accounting […] 30/06/2022
Industry Government & regulators Managing a government entity in today’s complex business environment is challenging. Maintaining compliance with ever-changing regulatory requirements and dealing with cost pressures and increasingly tight budgets can be difficult.  With experience helping a range of clients operating in the public arena and an understanding of the unique operating environments in which government bodies and entities […] 23/11/2021
Industry Health Internationally, Australia is regarded as a centre of excellence for providing health care services. This has been driven by a highly regulated environment, with enormous competing pressures to provide the absolute best standard of care available while ensuring long term financial stability. Long-term health reforms, growing demands for health services, the advent of new technologies […] 23/11/2021
Industry Manufacturing Globalisation and technological advances have dramatically changed the manufacturing industry in recent years, with our once thriving sector falling victim to volatile commodities markets and cheap overseas labour. And as Australia continues to seek overseas resources to meet operational needs and reduce costs, the industry is continuing to tighten. With extensive experience in the manufacturing […] 23/11/2021
Industry Not-for-profit The SW team have a longstanding commitment to the NFP sector, from local clubs to national charitable organisations, we have the expertise to manage the challenges and the opportunities each NFP organisation faces. From attracting supporters and raising funds through to maintaining accountability and transparency, governance and risk management – the demands are many. Our […] 23/11/2021
Industry Professional services The professional services sector has experienced dramatic changes to its competitive landscape in recent times. Through increased merger activity with international players this increasingly competitive environment has made it more challenging than ever for professional services firms to achieve growth and realise financial success. With experience helping a range of professional services firms, we have […] 23/11/2021
Industry Property & infrastructure With Australia’s increasing infrastructure pipeline and property needs, our SW Property & Infrastructure experts can help you navigate your risk management, financial and regulatory needs. The Australian property and construction sector’s growth has softened due to rising borrowing costs and supply chain disruptions. Commercial developments have been impacted through decreased demand for office spaces and […] 23/11/2021
Industry Retail & distribution In this wholly technology-driven sector how and where people buy is constantly evolving, meaning retail businesses need to be more flexible than ever in how they deliver products to market. Our advisors understand the complexities of the retail sector, and the challenges you face in delivering exceptional customer experiences, managing inventory, supply chains, cash flow […] 23/11/2021
Industry Sustainability & ESG Sustainability and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) is increasingly a core part of the new business reality. In a business context, it’s about understanding your competitive edge, driving innovation, examining your productivity and efficiency for gains in energy, waste and water. It is rejuvenating how and why companies do business, and who they do it […] 23/11/2021
Industry Technology The technology sector is poised to grow exponentially, with significant federal spending aiding continued expansion and seeding new business opportunities. Our technology services team is formed by experts who have worked extensively within the sector and remain at the forefront of industry developments through knowledge sharing and industry trend analysis. Our technology team can help […] 23/11/2021
Industry Tourism, hospitality & gaming The hospitality and gaming industry (THG) covers a diverse range of sectors like gaming, lottery, hospitality and tourism. We bring a strong foundation of knowledge and expertise, providing tailored, sector-specific solutions for your business. Within the gaming sector, our expertise spans the areas of independent operational analysis and review, auditing, business continuity planning, debt and […] 23/11/2021