Access to Products Under the Stoma Appliance Scheme

Closed 20 Sep 2019

Opened 15 Aug 2019


The Department of Health is seeking feedback from ostomates and other stakeholders on access to products under the Stoma Appliance Scheme.

Why We Are Consulting

The feedback provided will support potential improvements to ensure ostomates continue to have access to the products and the support services they need to manage their stoma.

A outline providing questions as a guide to assist individuals and organisations to provide feedback is available for comment.

You can view the outline and provide your responses by entering them online below or by downloading a Microsoft Word version of the outline below and emailing a submission to by 11.59pm 20 September 2019.

What Happens Next

Shortly after the consultation period we intend to publish a summary of the themes identified in the responses.


  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People
  • Seniors
  • Men
  • Women
  • Carers and guardians
  • Parents
  • Young people
  • Academics
  • Non-government organisations
  • State government agencies
  • Health professionals
  • Health workforce
  • General public
  • Community groups
  • Aged care service providers


  • Health technology
  • Rural health services
  • Aged Care
  • Chronic disease
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health