What is Marturein

Marturein Australia is a proprietary company limited by shares, registered with ASIC on 18 January 2022. The RAJSA and AWA provided the startup capital and expertise. The management and control of Marturein is by the Directors of the company. Profits generated are returned to our shareholders, both of whom are ‘not for profit’ associations.

Marturein serves the needs of authorised witnesses throughout Australia, excluding Justices of the Peace, by providing training, development, and online aids to enable the authorised witness to perform witnessing duties correctly.

Who is AWA

Authorised Witness Australia Inc. is a not for profit association dedicated to improving the proficiency of persons who witness formal documents; AWA provides professional development to authorised witnesses including Justices of the Peace. AWA works collaboratively with existing associations throughout Australia to provide online development resources to their members. Such affiliations have included; WA, Vic, NSW and the Australasian Council of Justices’ Associations.

Who is RAJSA

The Royal Association of Justices of South Australia Inc. is an association that represents Justices of the Peace for South Australia. Founded in 1898, the RAJSA has a history of providing outstanding professional support to its members.


Marturein Australia Pty Ltd is governed by a board of directors:

Terence Wardle MBA (Technology Management) BTeach (ETA)
Geoffrey Penhall MAE (non-conf) BEd DipT FPCHR
Michael Roche BSc(Hons) FAusIMM MAICD
Suzanne Vardon AO DUnivSA(HC) BSW(UNSW) FIPAASecretary:

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