Orbus Australia represents many different congregations and individuals in its ministry outreach to orphans and vulnerable children. Governance wise it is a ministry arm of South Yarra Presbyterian Church (SYPC), and is governed by the Board of Management of SYPC. All donations and accounts are managed by SYPC.


Contact points for Orbus:

Orbus Australia Manager: Craig Manners 

Most general enquiries can be handled by email to admin@orbusafrica.org


Orbus Australia Management Group:


Vincent Lopes: Director and CEO of Inner Range Pty Ltd, a high tech Australian company which designs and manufactures state of the art electronic security products in use all around the world.


Craig Manners: Craig is a graduate (2002) of the Company Directors Diploma Course at the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD); has a Certificate in Financial Markets (FINSIA); and graduated from the Presbyterian Theological College in Melbourne, Australia with a DipTh (PTC) and BTh (ACT) in February 2008. 


Rev. John Stasse: Minister at SYPC.




Postal Address:



C/- South Yarra Presbyterian Church
PO Box 9007 
South Yarra


In Malawi:


The Orbus Centre in Ngumbe is held in trust by the CCAP Blantyre Synod. They can be contacted as follows:


The Orbus Centre

C/- CCAP Blantyre Synod


PO Box 413





The Orbus Centre at Ngumbe, Blantyre, Malawi is held in trust by the CCAP Blantyre Synod in partnership with the Presbyterian Church of Victoria (in Australia) to be used for the purpose of caring for orphans and vulnerable children.