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Fund Raising Activities

Trivia Night and Silent Auction 2022


Mending Casts is hosting a fundraising event to support our Casting for Recovery and Reel Recovery cancer retreat programs.

The cost is $25 per head payable via Eventbrite online booking or at the door on the evening.
Activities include Trivia Quiz, Silent & Live Auction for some fabulous prizes donated by our sponsors, as well as games, raffles and fun.
Please BYO snacks whilst drinks are available for purchase from the venue at bar prices.

Click the link below to find out more:

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FFA - CFR Joint Fundraiser
Penstock Lagoon, Tasmania 24th April 2022

The Australian Ladies Fly Fishing Team were presented with their team blazers at the joint Fly Fish Australia / Casting for Recovery fundraising event held at Penstock Lagoon on Sunday 24 April 2022. The team will compete in the inaugural Ladies World Fly Fishing Championships in Norway in July. Team members present included Karen Brooks (Captain), Jane Forster, Julie Butler, Marian Miller and Julianne(Jules) Stevens (Team Manager and Reserve). Casey Pfeiffer was not able to attend. Martin Droz who is the team Coach was presented with a team shirt. The event involved the team members and other boat owners providing opportunities for attendees to fish Penstock throughout the day. The weather was fantastic and everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves including a delicious lunch provided by the team. Representatives from Mending Casts Inc were also in attendance.

Thank you to those who attended and supported both the National Ladies Team and Casting for Recovery.   The event raised over $5,000 which is an amazing outcome.

A special "Thank you" goes to Peter Brooks, Malcom and Kaylene Crosse and their grandson Aiden for their support in making this event such a success. We wish the team every success in Norway.



The "Great Getway" Online Raffle 2019
Prize Winners Announced

Thanks to our remarkable sponsors, we created a raffle of amazing fly fishing travel & guiding prizes specifically for those who want to “Getaway” to some of these fabulous locations.  Be it chasing saltwater species in Gladstone, stalking smelting trout at Millbrook Lakes, or pitting your fishing skills against the “World Fly Fishing Championship” fish of Tasmania’s rivers & Central Highlands, there is something in these prizes for every fly fisher.


Under the watchful eye of our scrutineers, raffle tickets were drawn at random at 6pm on 9th December.


Congratulations to the following winners who we will contact individually: 

  1. Fly Odyssey & Gladstone Fly & Sport Fishing  Qld Trip
    Winner:   Jenny Singe


  2. One night mid-week accommodation for 4 people @ Millbrook Lakes
    Winner:   Pat Sheridan


  3. 2 nights accommodation for 2 people @ Driftwater Lodge in Tasmania
    Winner:   Margaret May


  4. One day guided fishing in Tassie with Greg Beecroft
    Winner:     Robyn Hides

A sincere "Thank You" to everyone who participated by purchasing tickets. Your support has raised just over $3,000. This is a fabulous outcome and those funds will be used to run our next CfR Retreat in April. A big Thank You also goes to our wonderful sponsors for donating these fabulous prizes. We really appreciate everyone's support.

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Trivia Night and Silent Auction

Casting for Recovery Victoria hosts this annual fundraising event.  This year it was held on 3rd August at the Ivanhoe Bowling Club in Melbourne and was a great success.

Come along and enjoy a fantastic night of fun and entertainment, with the Trivia competition running alongside a Silent Auction, plus door prizes, giveaways and much more. Reserve a single seat or tables of up to 12 people and bid freely on some fantastic auction prizes to help support our work. All funds raised will be directed to our weekend retreat programs. Places are normally limited so please get in early. Tickets can be purchased at the door on the night or online.  Look for the link below when tickets are available:

We would also like to thank the wonderful efforts of our sponsors and those who have donated or continue to support this event.  Without their help, we could not make it happen. See them here:

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BBQ at Bunnings

Occasionally you can find our people manning the sausage sizzle stand outside Bunnings stores in key location around the state.  All funds raised are reinvested back into our Retreat Programs (less Bunnings costs).  Come along and say "HI" if you see us as we'd love to talk with you about our organisation.


GEELONG :    Waurn Ponds site

                       237 Colac Road, Waurn Ponds

                       One Wednesday per month

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