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

Peter Roberts (see


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.

Kane Quickensted


Kane Quickensted is an Authorised Representative of BWA Financial Group Pty Ltd and has been employed by Beach Wealth Advisers since 2006, providing financial advice since 2008.


Kane holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics, Finance and Financial Planning) from Deakin University, and is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) practitioner via the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA).


Kane is an avid weekend cricketer, enjoys bushwalking and also likes to spend time photographing local bands and engaging in his own musical pursuits.

Graham Hobbs

Graham Hobbs, B.Juris LLB


Graham Hobbs has practiced law for 48 years, working both in Melbourne and in his private practice in Geelong. He is now retired.


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)