South Australia State Branch


State Branch Calendar South Australia 2023

Meetings are held face to face and via TEAMs videoconference @ 5.30 pm
Venue: The Ostomy Association of South Australia, 1 Keele Place, Kidman Park.
Please forward queries to the secretary: [email protected]

Wednesday 22nd February 2023 (AGM)

Wednesday 10th May 2023

Wednesday 28th June 2023

Wednesday 30th August 2023

Wednesday 25th October 2023

Wednesday 29th November 2023 – Christmas Dinner

National Stomal Therapy Week 2023 Celebrations in South Australia

AASTN South Australia Executive Bios

Amanda McGee – Adelaide

AASTN South Australia President

Amanda completed her Bachelor of Nursing at the University of South Australia in 2009. In 2012, she completed her Stomal Therapy Nursing Graduate Certificate and has worked as a Stomal Therapy Nurse since. Amanda joined the Colorectal Surgery in 2017 where she worked privately for a group of 9 Colorectal Surgeons. In 2021 Amanda launched her own business developing Stoma Care Services. Amanda also runs a weekly Stomal Therapy Clinic at the Ostomy Association of South Australia and Ileostomy of South Australia. A big highlight in Amanda’s career was in 2019 when she was offered the opportunity to share her stomal therapy skills volunteering in the Solomon Islands.

0481 836 987

Stoma Care Services
Adelaide SA

Amanda Jones

AASTN South Australia Treasurer

Lynda Staruchowicz - Adelaide

AASTN South Australia Education and Professional Development Representative

Lynda has worked at the Royal Adelaide Hospital Stomal Therapy Department for more than 20 years. She has a particular interest in faecal incontinence and was awarded the SA Premiers Prize in 2014 to travel to visit St Marks Hospital in London to work in the continence clinic there. Lynda has a Master of Nursing in Continence Management and a Master of Clinical Science in Evidence Based Health Care. She currently assists the editor of the Journal of Stomal Therapy Australia.

(08) 7074 1963

Associate Nurse Unit Manager
Stomal Therapy Department
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Port Road, Adelaide

Clea Fisher - Barossa Hills

AASTN South Australia Education and Professional Development Representative

Clea is a recent transplant of four years to the best state of Australia – South Australia.

Working as a Stomal Therapy Nurse for SA Health she is enthusiastically committed to creating a robust community of stomal therapy services in her Barossa Hills Fleurieu Region. Clea is a life long student with a passion for learning. She is really looking forward to participating in her new role in the AASTN as South Australian delegate to the Educational and Professional Development Committee.

(08) 8393 1833

Clinical Practice Consultant
Continence and Stomal Therapy
Community Health Services
Barossa Hills Fleurieu Region

Rebecca Fisher

AASTN South Australia Secretary

Amy Hunter

Executive Committee Member