Preliminary Announcement

On behalf of the Western Australian Branch of the Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses Organising Committee and  in partnership with the Singapore Nurses Association (WOCN Chapter) it is our great pleasure to invite you to attend the 43rd Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses National Conference in Fremantle, 14 – 17 March 2021.

The theme of the conference is NEW HORIZONS, Building Sustainable Relationships. What an opportunity we have in WA to partner with Singapore building on the affiliation already established through Curtin University. The  international collaboration will provide an exciting opportunity to share ideas and research.

AASTN 2021 Conference Committee

2021 VENUE

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges | 46-54 Marine Terrace &, Essex St, Fremantle WA 6160


  • Stomal Therapy, Continence and Wound Care Nurses
  • Nurses with an interest in stoma, wound and continence
  • Medical practitioners
  • Allied health professionals
  • Health Educators
  • Clinical Leaders
  • Service Coordinators
  • Clinical Service Managers
  • Academics & Researchers


  • Jenny Faithful
  • Anne Capes
  • Wendy McNamara


This conference is proudly hosted by the Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses:

One of the Association's major objectives is the promotion of quality care for a wide range of people with specific needs. These needs may be related to ostomy construction, urinary or faecal incontinence, wounds with or without tube insertion and breast surgery.

Patients/clients across the life span are provided with preventative, acute, rehabilitative and continuing care as required. Another objective is the maintenance and improvement of professional standards in relation to Stomal Therapy Nursing Practice to the highest degree possible. Recognition of the need for and encouragement of the development of specialist expertise in the field of Stomal Therapy Nursing underpins the Standards for Stomal Therapy Nursing Practice.

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