Stoma Appliance Scheme

The Stoma Appliance Scheme provides free stoma appliances and products to people who have a stoma (ostomates). This helps them live their lives normally without added financial stress. Find out how the scheme works, how to access it and how to get a product on the schedule.

Stoma Appliance Scheme

Use our online tool to find the stoma appliance or product you need.

For ostomates

Learn how you can access free stoma appliances and products.

For associations

Read about supplying products, claiming and record keeping.

For suppliers

Find out when and how to get your products on the stoma schedule.

Stoma Appliance Scheme Schedule Review

Find out about the Stoma Appliance Scheme Schedule Review.

Did you know?

49,000 people

in Australia have a stoma


products are subsidised under the scheme

$114 million

worth of stoma products were provided last year

Latest resources

Latest resources

Stoma Appliance Scheme – Operational guidelines

These guidelines explain the practices and procedures that must be followed by participating stoma associations that provide stoma-related products to their members under the Australian Government’s subsidised Stoma Appliance Scheme.

Stoma Appliance Scheme – Peristeen Plus authorisation form

Use this form to apply for access to Peristeen Plus on the Stoma Appliance Scheme. This form should be completed by the applicant or their authorised representative as well as the applicant’s authorised health professional.
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