Able Anglers Pty Ltd is a company registered in Brisbane, Queensland Australia.
Steven has lived with clinical depression since he was 19 years of age, living with depression was not an easy feat for a young person and even today, there is a major stigma still surrounding depression, mental health in general and/or disabilities.
Steven was involved in planning and developing many fundraising activities to support homeless youth and people living with a disability, from organising bike rides to raise funds to build a youth drop in centre BBQ area and even as a young teenager himself, at the age of 16 volunteering every minute of his school holidays to teach residents of the Cerebral Palsy Alliance (NSW) computer skills and activities.
When moving to Brisbane in 1991, Steven took his love for music and began to D.J, from the old turn tables and CD’s manually on a mixer, queuing with headphones and eventually as the art of DJing moved digital, Steven followed through his learning and practicing skills to eventually playing on radio stations in Brisbane and live shows.
While still in high school, Steven was a very popular DJ and continuing his Pay It Forward motions, combining his love for music and love for helping people, Steven hired his own school hall and developed a series of fundraiser under 18 dance parties to raise money for under privileged kids.
Steven completed high school in 1992, by 1993, Steven had gained his first full-time job with a company called ASD, a computer and stationary wholesaler. The owner is wheelchair bound and part of Steven’s role was also personal caring for the owner as well as sales and development.
Later on in Steven’s working career, Steven worked for an Aged Care Residential Facility in North Brisbane. Steven’s role was Leisure and Lifestyle Officer where he planned, operated and managed activities suitable for each participant based on their physical and mental abilities.
All of these events led Steven on the path to further education to compliment his self-taught event management skills, Steven completed a Diploma of Event Management and Diploma of Web Development course in Brisbane.
Steven having fished in his early life was re-introduced to fishing by a close friend, it was this re-introductory where Steven seen a significant decrease in his depression symptoms and increase in mood and interest in everyday activities. Having seen firsthand the benefits of fishing, Able Anglers Pty Ltd was born.