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Welcome to the Continence Foundation of Australia

The Comedy Queen of Continence, Bev Killick, is an Ambassador for the Continence Foundation of Australia and the face of our latest #LaughWithoutLeaking awareness campaign. Vist laughwithoutleaking.com.au for more information.

Did you know that over 6 Million Australians over the age of 15 are incontinent and 80% of cases are women? For information & advice call the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66, Mon - Fri, 8am - 8pm.

Promoting bladder and bowel health

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body promoting bladder and bowel health. The Continence Foundation of Australia's vision is to have a community free of the stigma of incontinence. We provide information on funding, referral and products. We also offer free resources for individuals, carers and professionals to help treat bladder and bowel control problems. Phone a nurse on 1800 33 00 66 for free advice.

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News

The $67 billion silent health epidemic affecting 1 in 4 Aussies

World Continence Week 18 to 24 June 2018 - Over 5 million adult Australians are suffering in silence from a $67 billion health issue that for the majority can be helped or even cured.

From Adversity to Opportunity

Anne-Marie Howarth was 31 years old when she suffered a motorbike accident which left her with a spinal cord injury, restricting her bladder and bowel control. Not to be outdone by her injury, instead it opened a world of new opportunities.

Greg's Secret Life

Greg Ryan was born without an anal opening, a congenital abnormality known as Imperforate Anus which affects 30,000 babies around the world each year. Without surgical intervention at birth, Greg would have died within 24 hours. Two Australian surgeons saved him, but the outcome ushered him into a life of shame, secrecy, social stigma and intense mental health difficulties.

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Events

2018 International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting , Vienna, Austria

26 Jun 2018

Save the date for the 43rd International Urogynecological Association annual meeting

International Continence Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, United States

28 Aug 2018

Save the date for the 2018 International Continence Society Annual Meeting

27th National Conference on Incontinence, Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart

24 Oct 2018

The 27th National Conference on Incontinence, to be held 24-27 October 2018 at the Grand Chancellor Hotel Hobart, will be the premier event for those involved in promoting and managing incontinence.

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Online incontinence support forum

10 year old child, day wetting

My 10 year old son day wets. We live near the airport in Sydney. Can you recommend somewhere to take him.? We've been to...

Posted on 15 Jun 2018

Difficulties with toileting

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Posted on 13 Jun 2018

Local resource centres

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Your local resource centre can provide information, education and advice on bladder and bowel control problems.

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