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Welcome to the web site of the Australian Council of Stoma Associations (ACSA).

The Australian Council of Stoma Associations Inc represents, at a national level, the interests Lilac Ribbonof 22 regional Stoma Associations located throughout Australia. We provide liaison with the Australian Government and appliance suppliers in relation to the Stoma Appliance Scheme, coordinate ostomy related support services throughout Australia, provide advocacy for persons living with a stoma in Australia and publish the national journal "Ostomy Australia" and a general ostomy information booklet "A Beginning Not an End".

We encourage visitors to explore all areas of our site to gain a better understanding of the world of "ostomy". 

 

ACSA's Mission

The purpose of the Australian Council of Stoma Associations is to provide support and assistance to all Member Associations in carrying out their work in promoting the general wellbeing of persons who have undergone ostomy surgery in Australia. 

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Ostomy for Kids

Enter here to access ostomy related information and resources for kids.

 

 

Facing Ostomy Surgery?

Are you facing ostomy surgery? Are you unsure about what the future holds? Would you like to find out more information or see how other people have coped with the news that they need ostomy surgery? 

To read more or to watch the video "Living with an Ostomy (UOAA, 2010) please click here ....

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