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Zone 5: North Coast

North Coast region, includes the following facilities

Port Macquarie Murwillumbah Byron Bay
Lismore Base Grafton Base Ballina 
Port Macquarie Private Coffs Harbour Casino
Lismore Private Day Surgery     Macksville Kempsey
Tweed Heads Medical Centre St Vincent's Lismore     Baringa Private    
Tweed Endoscopy Tweed Heads Bellingen
Tweed Day Surgery Wauchope Maclean

Zone Five Committee members contact details 

Zone five email address


Melissa Hall       The Tweed Hospital

Phone: (07) 5506 7441


Leanne Seiffert, Lismore Base hospital.

Phone: (02) 66 20 2580


Jan Freeman The Tweed Hospital

Phone: (07) 5506 7441 

Committee Member

Colleen Nicholls: Lismore Base Hospital

Phone: (02) 6620 2580

Find the latest Zone events at

Photos from July 2015 Professional education day, held at Port Macquarie hospital.

Education room

Checking out Port Macquaries new operating theatres

Penny Arnold - presenter receiving a gift


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Become a Member

Benefits of NSW OTA membership:

  • Discounts for perioperative conferences and professional education days
  • Financial assistance for education and other perioperative nursing activities
  • Automatic membership to ACORN – our national perioperative nursing body
  • Networking with Perioperative nurses at state and national levels
  • Access to the 'members only" areas of NSW OTA and ACORN websites
  • Professional recognition

NB: please check the NSW OTA Membership page for further application information and conditions.