About Us

Mending Casts has been operating in Australia since January 2019.  Our main focus is on running free live-in weekend fly fishing retreats for people suffering from cancer through the Casting for Recovery, Reel Recovery and Casting for Kids programs.

As a registered non-profit organisation run by unpaid volunteers, we require independent funding to be able to provide our programs and services.  Those funds are obtained from a broad range of fund-raising activities, supporters donations, sponsorships from other organisations plus partnerships with corporate groups or government grants.  Every dollar is invested back into our programs and the activities which support them, so we appreciate every cent that is given to us.

Our Committee

John Billing

Chair & President

- Reel Recovery Program Co-Ordinator
- Webmaster & Social Media
- Qualified 1st Aid

- Fly Fishers International 

  Certified Casting Instructor

Alisa Christie

Event Co-Ordinator

- Retreat Co-Ordinator
- Fund Raising Events/Activities
- Events Ordinator

Alan Staton
Joanne Dobson

Vice President

- Owner Aussie Angler Tackle Shop
- Victorian Fisheries Grants
   Committee

- Casting Instructor


 

Andrew Connell

Casting Instructor / Guide

- Fishing Guide
- Qualified 1st Aid
- Fly Fishers International
   Certified Casting Instructor

Brenda Galey
Cherrie Ninness

Secretary

- CfR Programs Co-Ordinator
- Membership Officer
- Administration

- Emergency Services Liaison
- Qualified 1st Aid

Angus Ingram

Treasurer

- Fund Raising Events/Activities
- Events Co-Ordinator
- Casting buddy

Val Young
Shelley Olson

Casting Helper / Reiki

Fund Raising

- Casting Program Helper
- Reiki Practitioner
- Natural Therapies

- Fund Raising Events/Activities
- Event Co-Ordinator
- Qualified 1st Aid

Jo Ellerton

Funding Co-Ordinator

- Grants / Sponsorship  Coordinator

- Procurement Officer
- Fund Raising Events/Activities
- Casting for Kids Co-Ordinator

Casting Instructor / Guide

- Fishing Guide
- Events Co-Ordinator
- Fly Fishers International 

  Certified Casting Instructor

Funding Co-Ordinator

- Grants / Sponsorship
- Legal Officer
- Fund Raising Events/Activities
- Events Co-Ordinator

Mending Casts Inc,
P.O.Box 256 Montmorency

Victoria 3094

Email : admin@mendingcasts.org

ABN 53 801 034 308