Tasmania State Branch


State Branch Calendar Tasmania 2023

Meetings are held via TEAMS videoconference @ 7.00pm
Please forward queries to the secretary: [email protected]

Monday 6th February 2023 (AGM)

Monday 15th May 2023

Monday 14th August 2023

Monday 20th November 2023

AASTN Tasmania

Stunning beaches and coastline, rugged nature, a haven for wildlife, tons of national parks and World Heritage sites to explore make Tasmania a truly beautiful place. You can live your entire life here and still find new and exciting things to discover and explore… and you are breathing the freshest air in the world.

We have approximately 1500 Ostomates in Tasmania with our 4 major hospitals offering inpatient and outpatient support by qualified stomal therapy nurses. Our Private Hospitals in the South and North also have qualified stomal therapy nurses onsite.

AASTN Tasmania Executive

Michelle Emin

Stomal Therapy/Wound CNC
AASTN Tasmania President + Secretary

(03) 6493 6274

North West Regional Hospital – Burnie

Carolynne Partridge

AASTN Tasmania Treasurer

(03) 6777 6832

Launceston General Hospital

National Education & Professional Development Subcommittee members

Sonia Hicks

Stomal Therapy CNC

Royal Hobart Hospital

Teena Carydarkis

Stomal Therapy CNC

Launceston General Hospital

Committee members

Gerard Leonard

Gastrostomy and Enteral Feeding CNC

Royal Hobart Hospital

Sarah Axman-Friend

Launceston General Hospital

National Executive Committee Member

Tess Bonde

Stomal Therapy Nurse

District Nurses – Hobart

Ostomy Tasmania

 is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation and continuing well-being of people of all ages who have undergone surgery resulting in a stoma (colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy). Like similar associations across Australia, Ostomy Tasmania purchases and distributes stoma appliances and related pharmaceutical products to members of our organisation. Ostomy Tasmania offers ordering by phone, fax, email or website.
Home – Ostomy Tasmania Incorporated

Australian Government Department of HealthStoma Appliance Scheme 

The Stoma Appliance Scheme Schedule lists all of the stoma-related products and appliances that we subsidise under the scheme.
Stoma Appliance Scheme | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

  • Adrian Geard Memorial Scholarship in Nursing
  • Clifford Craig Foundation Nursing Honours Scholarship
  • College of Health and Medicine Honours Scholarships
  • Northern Florence Nightingale Bursary
  • RFDS / Fairbrother First Year Nursing Scholarship
  • School of Nursing Honours Scholarship