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Ostomy support groups

New South Wales South Australia
Victoria Western Australia
Queensland Tasmania

New South Wales

TWEED STOMA SUPPORT GROUP (TSSG)
Meet: 12 to 2pm: 3rd Tuesday of March, June, September & 2nd Tuesday of December.
Venue: South Tweed Sports Club
4 Minjungbal Drive. Tweed Heads South. NSW.
For further information contact Lisa Clare STN 07 5506 7540 or Jane Bright 0409 671 162.

BROKEN HILL OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: Every 3rd month or as required
Venue: Broken Hill Hospital Conference Room
Contact: Tarndra 08 8080 1333

CENTRAL COAST OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: 2.00pm to 4.00pm mid-month 15th Feb -16th May -15th Aug-21st Nov
Meet at a different venue each month.
For further information, phone the Stomal Therapy Service on 02 4320 3323

COFFS HARBOUR OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meets 2:00pm to 3:30 pm
Club Coffs, West High Street, Coffs Harbour.
9th Feb - 12th Apr - 14th Jun - 9th Aug - 11th Oct - 13th Dec
Ostomates & friends welcome.
Contact Mandy Hawkins STN on 02 6656 7804

EUROBODALLA REGION OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet first Sunday in Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct, Dec. 11am
Venue: Pathways Conference Room in Moruya District Hospital
Phone: Betty 02 4476 2746

FAR NORTH COAST OSTOMY
Meet at Lismore Workers Club
225 - 231 Keen St Lismore.
11.30am - 2.00pm
1st Saturday March, July, December
Contact: Marie: 02 6686 7248

FAR SOUTH COAST OSTOMY SUPPORT
Bega & Surrounding Areas
Meets second Sunday of Feb - Apr - Jun - Aug - Oct - Dec at 11.00 am at a
different venue each time. Flyers are sent to ostomates 10 days beforehand.
Inquiries: Eileen. Phone: 02 6492 2530
Geraldine. Phone: 02 6492 2366

GRAFTON OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: 1st Thur. of each month from 9.00am to 11.30am
Venue: Community Health Centre,
175 Queen Street, Grafton.
Contact: Anne: 02 6640 2298

GRIFFITH & DISTRICT OSTOMY SUPPORT
Griffith and the surrounding areas (100km radius including Leeton, Coleambally, Yenda, Hillston, Hanwood, Coleambally)
Enquiries: Barry 02 69635267 or 0429 635 267
email: ann.bar@bigpond.com
Karan: 0434 785 309

HASTINGS MACLEAY OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meets at The Old Hospital Morton St Port Macquarie, the 3rd Wednesday from 10am to 12 noon in Feb-Apr-Jun-Aug-Oct-Dec.
Inquiries: Neil 0427 856 630 or Jenny 02 658 60270.

ILLAWARRA OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: 10.00am to 12 noon on a Wednesday during May - July - Sept - Nov - Dec (Christmas Lunch)
Venue: Education Room, Figtree Private Hospital, Suttor Place, Figtree 2525
Contact: Helen Richards STN
Monday only: 02 4225 5046

MANNING/GREAT LAKES OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: 10.30 am - First Wednesday in Feb - May - Aug - Nov
Venue: Aquatic Club, Macquarie St, Taree NSW
Contact: Judy Kelly: 02 6592 9469

NEWCASTLE DISTRICT OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet quarterly at 1.30pm on the last Saturday in Feb - May - Aug - Nov
Venue: Hamilton Wesley Fellowship Hall, 150 Beaumont St. Hamilton.
Enquiries: Geoff 02 4981 1799 or
Maree 02 4971 4351

ORANGE & DISTRICT OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: Mar - June - Sept - Dec from 12 noon.
Venue: 15 Olver Street, Orange. NSW
Contacts: Louise: 02 6330 5676
Joanne: 02 6362 6184

PENRITH OSTOMY EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT
Meet: Feb - April - June - August - October commencing 2.00pm.
Tresillian Lecture Room, Tresillian in Penrith (at the end of Barber Ave next to Nepean Private Hospital off Northern Rd). Parking Barber Ave or within Nepean Hospital grounds.
Enquiries: Naomi Houston (Stomal Therapist) 02 4734 3118

SHOALHAVEN AREA OSTIMATES SUPPORT
Meets at 2:00pm on Mondays midmonth - Feb - May - Aug - Nov
Venue: Nowra Community Health Centre, 5 -7 Lawrence Avenue, Nowra.
Contact: Margaret or Tracey on 02 4424 6300

ST.GEORGE/SOUTH EAST SYDNEY OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: 11.00am 1st Wed. each month
Feb through to Dec
Community Centre, Premier Street Kogarah
Contacts: June: 02 9311 0201
Allan: 02 9556 3268

SYDNEY SOUTH-WEST AREA OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: Saturdays 3pm - 5pm: Feb - May - Aug and 6pm-7pm on Nov (followed by Christmas Dinner)
The Macarthur Room, Revesby Workers Club, 2b Brett St. Revesby (closest parking at front of Club)
Contact: Ann-Maree McDonald STN
Phone: 02 9722 7196

SYDNEY NORTHERN AREA STOMAL INFORMATION
Meet: 1st Wed. 10.00am - 11.30am monthly in the Jacaranda Lodge, Sydney Adventist Hospital, 185 Fox Valley Rd. Wahroonga. NSW
Contact: Nerolie: 02 9487 9061

WAGGA & DISTRICT OSTOMATES SUPPORT
Meetings on 1st Monday of the month from 10am to 12 noon.
Venue: Horizon Club, Yathong St, Wagga Wagga (located rear of Yathong Lodge, Wagga Wagga Base Hospital)
Enquiries: David (02) 6971 3346 or
Baz (02) 6922 4132

ALBURY-WODONGA STOMA SUPPORT GROUP
Meets: 10am second Tuesday monthly, February to December
Venue: Boardroom, Hilltop Albury-Wodonga Patient and Carer Accommodation Centre, 600 Keene Street, Albury NSW 2640
Contacts: Alex Watson 0428 578 385; Liz Landy 0418 854 574

Victoria

BAIRNSDALE & DISTRICT OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: 2nd Tuesday of March, June, Sept, Dec.
Venue: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cnr Nicholson & Pyke Sts, Bairnsdale,VIC
Contact: Janine: 03 5156 0933
Derelle: 0411 502 749
Email: neenyr@bigpond.com

BENALLA / WANGARATTA OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meetings held Mondays: April - Aug - Dec at Wangaratta Masonic Centre, 99 Appin St.
Wangaratta.
Jun - Oct at Benalla Community Health Service, 45 Coster Street, Benalla.
Contact: Rex Nankervis
(03) 5762 2080
Email: rexmarn@bigpond.com

OSTWEST SUPPORT
Meetings held 3rd Monday of the month in February, May, August and November.
7-9 pm at Melton Health, 195 - 209 Barries Road, Melton VIC 3337
Contacts: Jenny Brown
(03) 9746 9121
Tricia Young (03) 9743 5868 or 0416 128 069
Cheryl Prendergast (STN): 9747 7600
(Tuesday and Fridays, every second Wednesday).

MILDURA OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: Every 3rd month
Venue: Mildura Base Hospital Conference Room
Contact: Tarndra 03 5022 3333
or Norma 0409 252 545

Queensland

LOGAN OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP

Meets monthly, on a Monday. 2017 dates as follows:

Jun 5th, Jul 10th, Aug 7th, Sep 4th, Oct 2nd, Nov 6th
Dec 18th (Xmas party – please bring a plate)

Time: 0900 – 1000
Venue: Logan Hospital, Room 1F
Cnr Armstrong & Loganlea Rds, Meadowbrook 4131
Contact: Leeanne Johnson STN (07) 3299 9107
Info: Morning tea & education provided.
Please park under Building 3 & enter via the glass
Sliding doors at the entrance to Security Dept.
A Logan STN will be there to greet you.

BRISBANE OSTOMATE SUPPORT VISITOR SERVICE
Operated in the Greater Brisbane Area by Qld Colostomy Assn and Qld Stoma Association
Phone: 07 3359 6500
Website: qldstoma.asn.au/bosvs.htm
Operating hours: 7 days, 8am to 8pm

MACKAY OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meets at Community Health Rooms
Nelson Street, Mackay
At 2pm on the second Friday every second month
Feb - April - June - Augt - Oct - Dec
Contact: Fay: Phone 07 4942 5135
Gerry: Phone 07 4956 3409

REDCLIFFE STOMA SUPPORT
Meets fi rst Tuesday each month at 10.00am in the Shillam Room, Redcliffe Cultural Centre - off car park Irene Street, Redcliffe.
Enquiries: Ken Thomas 07 3204 4237

ROCKHAMPTON OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet: 1.30pm 3rd Sat, Feb - May - Aug - Nov.
Venue: Community Health Centre, Bolsover St. Rockhampton
Contact: Frank & Marge Noy
Phone: 07 4928 5248

SOUTH BURNETT OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet 2nd Tue. each month at 10am
Venue: Nanango Community Health Centre, Brisbane St. Nanango. QLD
Contact: Anne Davoren
Phone: 07 4171 6750

SUNSHINE COAST OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meets at Headland Bowls Club, Syd Lingard Drive, Buderim
3rd Monday each month at 10am
Enquiries: Winifred Preston: (07) 5476 6313
presto70@bigpond.net.au
Don Lindsay: (07) 5477 0864
lindsaymar@optusnet.com.au

South Australia

CENTRAL SUPPORT
Meet: 3rd Tuesday of Jan, March, May, July, Sept, Nov.
When: 7.45pm.
Where: Ileostomy Assoc Centre, 73 Roebuck St, Mile End.
Information: Val: (08) 8381 1646

SOUTHERN SUPPORT
Meet: 1st Wednesday of Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct, Dec.
When: 2pm. Where: Elizabeth House, 112 Elizabeth Rd, Christie Downs.
Information: Val: (08) 8381 1646

Tasmania

NORTHERN OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet for lunch at midday on the first Tuesday in March, June, Sept, & Dec.
Venue: Launceston City South Football Club Function Room, Highgate Street, Youngtown
(off Hobart Road, Launceston).
Contact: Anthony Widdowson
(03) 6344 9579 or email: acwiddowson@bigpond.com

Western Australia

ALBANY OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet at Albany District Hospital Conference Room
At 9.30 -11.00am. 3rd Friday every three months
For details: Jim Edwards 0427 888 281

BUNBURY OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meets:1.00pm second Monday, of every second month. Feb - April - June - Aug - Oct - Dec
Venue: Cancer Council Meeting Room, Plaza Street, Bunbury.
Contacts
Kevin Jones: 08 9795 9229
Fiona: 08 97216797

ESPERANCE SUPPORT GROUP
Contact Len on (08) 9097 9099

GERALDTON SUPPORT
Meets: 2.30pm last Saturday every second month
Venue: Bluff Point CWA Rooms
Contact Dawn Hall: 08 9921 8533 

MANDURAH/ROCKINGHAM OSTOMY SUPPORT
Meet 3rd Fri. of each second month from Jan.
Meetings are held at different locations each time normally over a barbecue lunch. Visitors welcome.
Contact Keith. Phone: 08 9592 1645

PERTH OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUPS
New ostomates: 2nd Tuesday each month, 2 – 4 pm
Weekend group: 3rd Saturday each month, 11am – 1 pm
Regular ostomates: 4th Tuesday each month, 2 – 4 pm
All groups meet at WAOA headquarters 15 Guildford Road Mt Lawley

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