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May

Your Life Your Choice Workshops for Women

CQ University Bundaberg

Sat 25, May 2019 9.30am to 3.30pm

The 'Your Life, Your Choice' - Workshops for Women is an opportunity to have a greater impact on the lives of women in Bundaberg than ever before. There will be twenty workshops on the day covering the following areas: business growth, personal growth, finance, legal and health.
The Continence Foundation of Australia will be represented at this event with an information stall and one-hour presentation on Healthy Bladder and Bowel (Midday to 1pm).


Healthy Bladder & Bowel Presentation

Bundaberg & District Neighbourhood Centre, 111 Targo Street, Bundaberg, QLD 4670

Mon 27, May 2019 9.30am - 10.30am

Health Promotion Officer, Agnes Kesmarki will hold a free, one-hour presentation on Healthy Bladder and Bowel. This event is open to the any interested members of the public, so please feel free to come along if you would like to learn more about this topic.


Healthy Bladder and Bowel Habits for Men

Cancer Council Tasmania, Suite 2, 45 Best Street, Devonport, TAS 7310

Tue 28, May 2019 9.30am – 11.30am

Cancer Council Tasmania is offering a FREE education session on healthy bladder and bowel habits for men impacted by a cancer diagnosis. Partners welcome to attend.


Healthy Bladder and Bowel Habits for Women

Cancer Council Tasmania, 69 Howick Street, Launceston, TAS 7250

Wed 29, May 2019 10.00am-12.00pm

Cancer Council Tasmania is offering a FREE education session on healthy bladder and bowel habits for women impacted by a cancer diagnosis.


Healthy Bladder and Bowel Habits for Men

Cancer Council Tasmania 69 Howick Street Launceston, TAS 7250

Wed 29, May 2019 1.00pm-3.00pm

Cancer Council Tasmania (recipient of a 2018-19 Community Health Promotion Grant) is offering a FREE education session on healthy bladder and bowel habits for men impacted by a cancer diagnosis.


Victoria State Conference

RACV Torquay Resort, 1 Great Ocean Road, Torquay, VIC, 3228

Thu 30, May 2019

The 8th Annual State Conference will be held Thursday 30 May – Friday 31 May with the theme: ‘Proactive Continence Care; Good Nights and Better Days’.


Continence Confidence

Nightcliff Community Centre, 18 Bauhinia St Nightcliff, Darwin, NT

Thu 30, May 2019 2.30pm – 3.30pm (repeat session 5.30pm - 6.30pm)

Join us as part of World MS Day for a session on continence and MS. Great tips to help with managing toilet troubles at work, home and travel.


#NextCare Health Conference 2019

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale St & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Thu 30, May 2019 10am - 5pm

This two-day conference (30-31 May) aims to inspire and transform multidisciplinary healthcare workers into confident leaders. Hear from global and world-class experts in leadership, connect with fellow health leaders at all levels, and be inspired to leadership excellence.


Multiple Sclerosis Forum - Newcastle

Rydges Newcastle, Cnr Wharf and Merewether Street, Newcastle, NSW

Thu 30, May 2019 8.30am - 5.00pm

On World MS Day, hear about the latest medications, treatments and approaches to managing the condition. Live event is sold out but live streaming is available on the day.


Healthy Bladder & Bowel Presentation

Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre, 22 Charles Street, Pialba, QLD 4655

Thu 30, May 2019 9.30am - 10.30am

Health Promotion Officer, Agnes Kesmarki will hold a free, one-hour presentation on Healthy Bladder and Bowel. This event is open to the any interested members of the public, so please feel free to come along if you would like to learn more about this topic.


June

QLD CFA Branch Meeting

Holland Park Library, Conference Room, 81 Seville Road, Holland Park QLD 4121

Thu 06, Jun 2019 5.30pm-7.30pm

Come along to our Queensland June Branch meeting. Kathy Sloots and Deb Hogg will report on the Charter meeting that took place in Melbourne in May.

ASTELLAS are kindly providing light refreshments for this meeting.


Perineal Repair Workshop - RANZCOG 2019

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast, QLD 4217 - Horizons Room

Fri 07, Jun 2019 Lecture: 8.00am-11.00am; Practical Sessions: 10.50am-1.00pm or 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Continence Foundation of Australia member Dr Judith Go is facilitating lecture and workshop sessions at the RANZCOG 2019 Queensland/New South Wales/Provincial Fellows Regional Scientific Meeting.


WA Branch 2019 State Conference

Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough, 148 The Esplanade, Scarborough, WA 6019

Sat 15, Jun 2019 8.00am - 4.00pm AWST

The Continence Foundation of Australia WA Branch Committee invite all Continence Foundation of Australia Members and Health Professionals with an interest in continence management to the 6th Annual CFA WA Branch State Conference.

Early bird registration is available until Friday 24 May.


World Continence Week

Mon 17, Jun 2019

Running from the 17 to 23 June 2019, World Continence Week will be celebrated right across the country.


Healthy bladder and bowels and the pelvic floor - free information session for women

Rockhampton Women's Health Centre 225 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton QLD 4700

Mon 17, Jun 2019 9.30am - 11.00am

As part of World Continence Week, Health Promotion Officer Agnes Kesmarki is holding a free, one hour presentation on healthy bladder and bowels and the pelvic floor for women.
Light refreshments will be provided.


Healthy bladder and bowels and the pelvic floor - free information session for women

Gladstone Women’s Health Centre, 20 Tank Street, Gladstone Central, QLD 4680

Tue 18, Jun 2019 10.30am - 12.00pm (Session 1), 1.30pm - 3.00pm (Session 2)

As part of World Continence Week, Health Promotion Officer Agnes Kesmarki is holding two free, one hour presentations on healthy bladder and bowels and the pelvic floor for women.


In Continence Land

Wed 19, Jun 2019

What happens when a quintessential Aussie mother and daughter find themselves flushed In Continence Land? They make a splash of course!
Presented by Southern Cross Care, the Continence Foundation of Australia and Break The Ice Entertainment, In Continence Land is a light-hearted, educational theatrical production, celebrating World Continence Week.


Healthy bladder and bowels - free information session for women

Livingstone Shire Council Community Centre, 80 John Street, Yeppoon QLD, 4703

Fri 21, Jun 2019 1.15pm - 2.15pm

Health Promotion Officer, Agnes Kesmarki will hold a free, one-hour presentation on Healthy Bladder and Bowel for women, as part of World Continence Week.


Brisbane Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank

Fri 28, Jun 2019

The Continence Foundation of Australia will be at the Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo in Brisbane on 28 -30 June with their Pelvic Floor First brand.


July

3rd USANZ - 14th PPCS Conjoint Meeting

Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex St, Sydney, NSW 2000

Fri 12, Jul 2019

USANZ will be hosting the conjoint 3rd Biennial Functional Urology Symposium and 14th Pan-Pacific Continence Society (PPCS) Annual Meeting in Sydney on 12-14 July 2019.


Gold Coast Seniors Health & Lifestyle Expo

Twin Towns Services Club Wharf Street, Tweed Heads, NSW 2485

Thu 18, Jul 2019 9.00am - 1.00pm

The Continence Foundation of Australia will be represented at the Gold Coast Seniors Health & Lifestyle Expo at Tweed Heads. Come by our stall and speak with our Health Promotion Officer, Agnes Kesmarki, to find out more about bladder and bowel health.


August

Perth Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo

Claremont Showground, Claremont

Fri 09, Aug 2019

The Continence Foundation of Australia will be at the Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo in Perth on 9 -11 August with their Pelvic Floor First brand.


Centenary Volunteers in Policing – Over 50’s Expo

River Life Baptist Church Jennifer Street, Seventeen Miles Rocks, QLD 4073

Wed 21, Aug 2019 9.00am - 2.30pm

Speakers from the Queensland Police Service and other organisations will provide advice on how Over 50’s can protect themselves from crime and fraud, and how they can prepare better to enjoy their retirement and senior years. Free entry.


20th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Sat 24, Aug 2019

Over three days you will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge hearing from leaders in prostate cancer care.


September

International Continence Society (ICS) Annual Meeting

Gothenburg, Sweden

Tue 03, Sep 2019

The 49th Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society (ICS) will be held 3-6 September 2019. More information at www.ics.org/2019.


Gold Coast Seniors Health & Lifestyle Expo

Albert Waterways Centre Broadbeach, QLD 4218

Thu 12, Sep 2019 9.00am - 1.00pm

The Continence Foundation of Australia will be represented at the Gold Coast Seniors Health & Lifestyle Expo at Broadbeach. Come by our stall and speak with our Health Promotion Officer, Agnes Kesmarki, to find out more about bladder and bowel health.


AUGS/IUGA Joint Scientific Meeting 2019

Music City Centre, Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Tue 24, Sep 2019

Celebrating the IUGA 44th Annual Meeting and AUGS PFD Week 2019
24-28 September 2019, Nashville, Tennessee


October

Melbourne Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo

The Melbourne Exhibition Centre, South Wharf

Fri 18, Oct 2019

The Continence Foundation of Australia will be at the Pregnancy Babies & Children’s Expo in Melbourne on 18-20 October with their Pelvic Floor First brand.


November

National Conference on Incontinence (NCOI) 2019

Pullman Melbourne Albert Park

Wed 13, Nov 2019

The premier Australian meeting for health professionals working in bladder, bowel and pelvic health returns to Melbourne on 13-16 November 2019 for the 28th annual National Conference on Incontinence (NCOI).