Statement of Purpose

To provide support to those within our Gippsland East community who have been affected by permanent or long term disability, assisting them to attain/gain an improved quality of life and independence.

The Sale to Sea Disability Kayak Challenge grants provide relief in the form of in-kind support, volunteer labour or a monetary contribution to individuals who have a disability, as classified by the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

Compassion – Quality – Understanding – Independence

Sale to Sea Inc Committee Members

Incorporation No. A0054766L

ABN No – 93 047 040 744

Sale to Sea became incorporated in July 2010 with the intention of becoming a Tax Deductible Charity that promotes and encourages people living with a disability to lead an active life. The Committee is made up of a variety of citizens, both Disabled and Non-disabled, who come from different backgrounds and all with the passion to promote positive lifestyles and to assist those in need to access vital medical equipment and financial support.

The Committee includes:

  • Chairperson – Shaunagh Murphy – Advanced Financial Planner – Westpac Bank
  • Vice President – Mitch Whelan – Disability Support worker
  • Secretary – Andrew Bedggood  – Amputee since 1983. Founder of Sale to Sea Disability Kayak Challenge & Lead Kayaker, Employment Consultant for Rehabilitation Services and The Altius Group, Experienced Road Trauma Support worker and Public Speaker
  • Treasurer – Lol Bedggood – Pharmacy Assistant
  • Ordinary Members – Claire Drum – Sports Masseuse and Qualified Coach Sports First Aid
  • Troy Anderson – Graphic Designer & Photographer, Head Chef and Catering Officer, Online Promotional Manager, 2IC Kayaker
  • Leanne Wishart – NDIS Area Co-ordinator
  • Kim Dunlop – Retired Ambulance Officer
  • Alda Dunlop – Critical Care Nurse
  • Bev Crewe – Theatre Nurse
  • Dean Murphy – Amputee and Car Salesman at Donalda Motors in Maffra
  • Bernie Drake – Retired amputee and keen kayaker
  • Jenny Smethurst – Primary School Teacher
  • Sue-ann Harrington – Child support worker and Personal Trainer