Supporting Compassionate Care Through Music



The IMIM is a registered Non-Profit Charitable Company (ACN 121 705 271) limited by guarantee. It is administered by a Board of Directors and is fully compliant with the requirements as stipulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.


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Board Members


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Peter Roberts

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Peter Roberts is the founding director of The IMIM.


In 2008 he was awarded the Annual Tattersall’s Enterprise and Achievement Award for his commitment and pioneering spirit in establishing the field of Music-Thanatology as an essential component of end of life care in Australia.


The value of Peter’s musical form of care was affirmed publicly through the findings of research conducted by Deakin University. In 2006 he was invited to jointly present the findings of that research at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in the USA.


In 2010 Peter’s story was documented on ABC TV’s Australian Story.

Stuart Monger

Stuart Monger, Bachelor of Business Accounting/Economics. Grad Cert Management ASCPA


Stuart graduated from Deakin University Warrnambool Business School in 1991 and has held Senior Accounting roles in a diverse range of businesses and industries across Australia.

He moved to Geelong in 2004 joining St John of God Health Care, as Finance Manager for the Radiology Practice. After the sale of this practice in 2006, Stuart spent two years within the Hospital sphere with St John of God in Geelong and Warrnambool, returning to Geelong in 2008 to become the Group Accountant with Lake Imaging.

Stuart is involved in the Highton Kardinia Rotary Club and currently serves as Club Secretary. He is also the Company Secretary for the Kids Plus Foundation, a local not-for-profit, children’s therapy centre, for kids with Neuro-Physical disabilities, particularly cerebral palsy.

Graham Hobbs

Graham Hobbs, B.Juris LLB


Graham graduated from Monash University in 1969, and has since practiced as a lawyer in Melbourne. He and his wife Ulrike moved to Highton Geelong in 1979 where he now runs a private general legal practice.


Graham for many years has been involved in numerous community activities including community legal services,the Rotary of Club of Highton Kardinia Inc. and his wife’s veterinary practice.


Graham’s attitude to living and dying is practical and realistic, and he acknowledges the power of music in our daily lives.


Graham also enjoys travel, photography, public speaking and thoroughly supports Peter’s vision and the aims of The IMIM.




"It is amazing that through your sensitivity and music you gave such strength and peace.....some extra weapons to draw on when the need arises" - Patient

For more information contact:

The Institute of Music In Medicine
PO Box 1480
Geelong, Victoria
Australia 3220

T: + 61 3 5224 1227
M: + 61 413 881 739
9am- 5pm (Monday - Friday)