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Who we are

Independence Australia’s corporate board

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

Peter Turner – Chief Executive Officer

Neil Walsh – Chief Financial Officer

John Anderson – Chief Corporate Officer

Richard Burn – Executive General Manager Growth

Alex Burstin – Chief Operating Officer

Julie Knowles – Executive General Manager Services

Gerry Rassias – Executive General Manager Products

Steven Rothberg – Chief Information Officer

Our details

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 with a disability or other personal need, enabling them to regain and retain their independence within an inclusive community.


Values and guiding principles

We value equity, empathy, respect and quality. To demonstrate our commitment to these values, we adhere to the following guiding principles:

Customer Centric

Ensuring that customers have choice and control is paramount in our decision making.

Valued People

We are inclusive, diverse and ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people.

One Organisation

Sharing a common purpose supported by teamwork, collaboration and accountability.

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Strive for Excellence

We value and reward innovative thinking, proactivity, resourcefulness and responsiveness