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Laryngectomee Association of NSW

If you have experienced or are facing laryngectomy surgery or care for someone who does, why not reach out to us? Let us work with you as you navigate challenges in a positive way.

The Laryngectomee Association of New South Wales attempts to reach all laryngectomees in the state. But, regardless of which state you live in, all laryngectomees and people with a similar communication disability are welcome to become a member.

Please contact regional branches to confirm meeting dates and times.



Mayfield Bowling Club
Ingall Street, Mayfield
NSW 2304
Contact John Lovett:
02 4954 8308


First Floor, Sydney Mechanics Institute, 
280 Pitt Street, Sydney

Laryngectomees, partners, carers, friends, and professionals are all welcome.
Contact: The Secretary [email protected]

Central Coast

10am-12pm, 3rd Thursday of the month (January to December).

The Hive, ERINA FAIR (near Hobbysew).

Contacts: Head and Neck Cancer Nurse (02) 4320 9823.
Facilitator – Gary Mar 0412 262145
Email: [email protected] 
Cancer Council (02) 4336 4500

Mid North Coast

The last Wednesday of March, June and September, and the 1st Wednesday of December.

The Colonial Rooms behind Saint Thomas Anglican Church, Hay Street, Port Macquarie.
Contact (02) 6580 1828

Northern Rivers

Meets four times annually in Lismore.

Contact Speech Pathologist Karen Kostal
(02) 6629 4523 or (02) 6620 2157


Contact: Jennifer Lepkhamany (Speech Pathologist)
[email protected] or Albury Wodonga Health
(02) 6058 4565
or Head and Neck Cancer Support Group 
Ben Engel (02) 6064 1562


2pm, the 3rd Thursday of the month (February, April, June, August, October and December)
Shearwater Lodge, Coffs Harbour Health Campus.
Contact Melissa Parish (Speech Pathologist) (02) 6656 7606
[email protected]

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