Who we are
Independence Australia’s corporate board
Patron – Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AM
Chairman – Mr Brian Meltzer
Chief Executive Officer – Mr Peter Turner
Company Secretary – Mr Neil Walsh
ABN – 80 973 805 243
Our Executive Team
Independence Australia’s corporate executive leadership team
Mr Peter Turner – Chief Executive Officer
Mr Neil Walsh – Chief Financial Officer
Mr John Anderson – Chief Operating Officer
Mr Richard Burn – General Manager, Community Solutions
Mr Alex Burstin – General Manager, Health Solutions
Mrs Pam Burnett – Chief Marketing Officer
Our Board of Directors
Head Office Address – Building 1, Ashley Street, West Footscray VIC 3012
Phone – 1300 704 456
Fax – 1300 704 451
Auditors – KPMG 161 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Our statement of purpose
Independence Australia is a social enterprise that provides choices for people living with a disability or other personal need, enabling them to regain and retain their independence within a supportive community.
Our values and guiding principles
We value equity, integrity, respect and quality. To demonstrate our commitment to these values, we adhere to the following guiding principles:
Ensuring that consumer choice and control is paramount in our decision making.
Encouraging and rewarding innovation and excellence, recognition and feedback.
Sharing a common purpose supported by positive contributions, clear responsibilities and accountability.
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Promoting efficiency and effectiveness in everything we do.