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

STOMA APPLIANCE SCHEME ANNUAL ACCESS FEES
CONCESSION – $50.    NON-CONCESSION – $60

NEW MEMBERS
NEW MEMBERS who are enrolled in the SAS in the second half of a financial year, between are offered a reduced SAS ACCESS FEE through to June 30, at which time the non-discounted rate above will fall due.

NEW MEMBERS enrolled       JULY 1 – DECEMBER 31       FULL $60        CONC $50
NEW MEMBERS enrolled       JANUARY 1 – JULY 31          FULL $40        CONC $30

All SAS ANNUAL ACCESS FEES (also referred to as MEMBERSHIPS) are payable to the CAV.

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

Please note that on July 1 2018 the POSTAGE AND PACKAGING FEE will increase to $12 per monthly order.

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.