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At East Coast Bookkeeping and Business Solutions, we have over 60 years combined experience in the industry, excelling in knowledge and customer service, always putting our clients needs first.

We offer a number of services including bookkeeping, accounts payable/receivable, BAS preparation and lodgement, payroll and super, software set up and training, to name a few.

Our main clientele is small-medium sized businesses, ranging from the building and construction industry to healthcare professionals, childcare providers, the legal profession, hospitality, retail, wholesale and many more!




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Melissa Thorpe

Owner, Certified Bookkeeper and  Registered BAS Agent

Melissa's introduction to bookkeeping was in 2004 when she started working in her families Building and Construction business, helping with administration and finance.

During this time, she completed her Diploma in Accounting and Advanced Diploma in Office Administration at TAFE. Melissa enjoyed it so much, she furthered her studies at the University of Wollongong, graduating with distinction in Bachelor of Commerce. In that same year, Melissa and her husband welcomed their first daughter. 

Melissa was keen to forge a career that enabled her to balance time with children and grow her own capability.

Melissa started her bookkeeping business in 2016 and re-branded as East Coast Bookkeeping and Business Solutions in May 2020. Based in its own purpose built premises in South Nowra, ECBBS has grown to a close knit team of 5, providing expert bookkeeping, BAS preparation and accounting software training to a diverse range of clients from all over Australia.

Melissa is passionate about supporting her clients and helping other local businesses. In August 2020 she launched East Coast Insider, a full colour advertising magazine with a circulation of 20,000 homes and businesses throughout the Shoalhaven. The magazine is now a popular monthly publication,  offering value for money advertising and promoting local services and events.

Michella Avis Bookkeeper and  Payroll Officer

Michella Avis

Bookkeeper and  Payroll Officer

Pitsa Accounts Payable / Receivable and Bookkeeper ​


Accounts Payable / Receivable

and Bookkeeper


Maree Davison
Bas Agent Supervisor 

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Sheena Omana



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