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Useful links

There are many avenues for help with bladder and bowel problems. The following are a list of organisations that can also provide helpful information and advice.

Alzheimer’s Australia

Alzheimer's Australia is the peak body providing support and advocacy for the more than 321,000 Australians living with dementia. Alzheimer’s Australia advocates the needs of people living with dementia, and their families and carers.

Andrology Australia

The Andrology Australia program is a unique ‘centre without walls’ that operates nationally and brings together health and education experts from across Australia to develop collaborative strategies to raise the awareness of male reproductive health disorders and their associations with chronic disease.

Australian Physiotherapy Association

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is the peak body representing the interests of Australian physiotherapists and their patients. The APA is a national organisation with non-autonomous state and territory branches and specialty subgroups.

beyondblue

beyondblue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.

Carers Australia

Carers Australia is the national peak body representing Australia’s carers. They take a leadership role and respond to carers' needs and those of the people they care for, being mindful of their financial challenges and in many cases a lack of social inclusion.

Department of Social Services, Australian Government

The Government's bladder and bowel website  provides information to assist with the prevention and management of bladder and bowel problems.

Diabetes Australia

Diabetes Australia was established in 1984, and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. They are committed to reducing the impact of diabetes. 

healthdirect

Funded by the Governments of Australia, healthdirect provides easy access to trusted, quality health information and advice online and over the phone (1800 022 222). It’s available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to help you make informed choices anywhere, any time.’ The Continence Foundation is an information partner of healthdirect.

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health

Jean Hailes is a not-for-profit organisation providing important services for women across Australia, from adolescence to midlife and beyond. Established in Victoria in 1992, it is now regarded throughout Australia as a leader in women's healthcare.

mindhealthconnect

The mindhealthconnect website aggregates mental health resources and content from the leading health focused organisations in Australia. You can access a range of mental health resources including online programs, fact sheets, audio and video, and online communities provided by our trusted information partners.

National Stroke Foundation

The National Stroke Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.

Parkinson’s Australia

Parkinson’s Australia is the peak body representing the state and territory organizations providing services and support to over 72,000 people living with Parkinson’s, their families and carers.

Pelvic Floor First

Pelvic Floor First aims to encourage pelvic floor safe exercises, so that people don’t experience unwanted side effects such as bladder and bowel problems. Put your pelvic floor first and stay in control for life. Pelvic Floor First is an initiative of the Continence Foundation of Australia.

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is an Australian government initiative that offers free and confidential information, advice and counselling to women, their partners, friends and relatives about pregnancy, childbirth and your baby’s first year. It's available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online and over the phone (1800 882 436)

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is a broad-based community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia. They are dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners, families and the wider community.