How our Social Enterprise is helping those in need

When you shop with Independence Australia you’re doing more than you think.

How our social Enterprise helps people

To explain what we mean when we say we’re a ‘social enterprise’, we’ve put together a short video to introduce you to a few of the people who we’ve been able to help, thanks to your purchases.

Our stories – Meet some of the people that your purchase has helped

Your purchase makes a difference to people like Philomena.

Ade’s Story

Ade’s Story

Ade's story with Independence AustraliaAs life’s bizarre and surprise twists would have it, just three days after joining the voluntary board of DMA (Disability Media Australia), I experienced a massive near-fatal haemorrhagic stroke that required urgent lifesaving...

Jess’s Story

Jess’s Story

Jess's Story The more we’re supported, the more we can help people like Jess. Just over a decade ago, Jess described herself as an average happy-go-lucky girl in her early 20s. Jess loved running, bike riding, and competing in marathons and was studying at TAFE to...

Dr Andrew Browne’s Story

Dr Andrew Browne’s Story

Dr Andrew Browne's StoryDr Andrew Browne, a retired veterinarian and passionate bird photographer spent his 65th birthday at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre with his son Billy feeding him ice cream cake. It wasn’t how he had planned or had wanted to spend his...