Membership

Ostomates who have paid the annual STOMA APPLIANCE SCHEME access fee can access the appliances and pharmaceuticals listed on the STOMA APPLIANCE SCHEME and have the cost of those products covered  by MEDICARE. Note that there are limits, monthly and annually, on how many products can be ordered.

MEMBERSHIP PERIOD
Australian Financial Year.  Fees are due on JULY 1 each year

SUBSCRIPTION FEES
CONCESSION – $50.    NON-CONCESSION – $60

NEW MEMBERS
New members who enrol in the STOMA APPLIANCE SCHEME in the later parts of each financial year are offered discounted membership, depending on the month in which the first order is placed by an STN.

July, August, September, October                 Full $60  /  Conc $50
November, December, January, February   Full $40  /  Conc  $35
March, April, May, June                                   Full $35  /  Conc  $30

POSTAGE AND PACKAGING FEES
Melbourne Suburbs   $11.00
Country Victoria          $11.00
Interstate                     $11.00

PAYMENT OPTIONS
Cash / credit card accepted at counter.
Provide credit card details over the phone / in writing.
Cheques / money orders made payable to Colostomy Association of Victoria
Direct deposit;  Commonwealth Bank of Australia  063001 00908831  Use name as reference

Refunds

The SAS ANNUAL FEE is non-refundable.

PREPAID POST refunds will have GST and a $6 administration fee deducted.
If posted, a $10 fee for registered post will also be deducted.

Refund cheques will be written to the estates of deceased members.