Tasmania State Branch
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
Stomal Therapy/IBD CNC
AASTN Tasmania President
(03) 6478 5387
Stomal Therapy/Wound CNC
AASTN Tasmania Secretary
(03) 6493 6274
AASTN Tasmania Treasurer
(03) 6777 6832
National Education & Professional Development subcomittee members
Gastrostomy and Enteral Feeding CNC
National Executive Committee Member
Stomal Therapy Nurse
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.
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 Schedule
Application for additional stoma supplies (PB050)
Stoma Appliance Scheme Application form (PB049)
Ostomy TAS Membership Application
Scholarships available for Tasmanian Nurses
- Adrian Geard Memorial Scholarship in Nursing
- Channel RSL Sub-Branch Miss Cluny Portnell Memorial Scholarship
- Clifford Craig Foundation Nursing Honours Scholarship
- College of Health and Medicine Honours Scholarships
- Northern Florence Nightingale Bursary
- RFDS / Fairbrother First Year Nursing Scholarship
- RFDS Robin Miller Nursing Scholarship
- School of Nursing Honours Scholarship