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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 5 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

Netballers: switching on the pelvic floor

Elite netballer, Sharelle McMahon remembers the day well. She was at a training session with the ANZ Championship team, the Melbourne Vixens when a physiotherapist used an external ultrasound to track how well the players were switching on their pelvic floor. “Only one of us in that group was actually activating our pelvic floor correctly, and that one wasn’t me,” said Sharelle.

It's happening in Hobart

The Continence Foundation of Australia is featuring the latest in research and practice at the 27th annual National Conference on Incontinence. This year, it will also feature a forum for people living with bladder and bowel issues, their carers, family and friends.

The Autumn Edition of Bridge Magazine is out now

In this issue, we are honoured to share the challenges overcome by a Canadian kid - bullied at school due to faecal incontinence, we speak with former Australian Netball Captain, Sharelle McMahon about her pelvic floor challenges both on and off the court and we introduce you to our new Laugh Without Leaking campaign.

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Events

New South Wales State Conference, Dockside Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour

04 May 2018

The Conference will be held at Dockside Darling Harbour, Fri May 4th 2018.
Early bird registrations close 30th March. Please register on Eventbrite.

Core Foundations in Practice pilot, ReCreation Gym, Burwood One, 172 Burwood Hwy, Burwood East

12 May 2018

Did you know that almost every exercise your client does affects their pelvic floor?

Victoria Branch 7th Annual State Conference, RACV Goldfields - 1500 Midland Highway, Creswick

17 May 2018

Registrations are now open! We look forward to seeing you in 2018 at the 7th Annual State Conference - The Scope and Spectrum of Incontinence

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Online incontinence support forum

New edition of Bridge Magazine

Dear all,Read the latest Bridge Magazine on bladder and bowel health featuring netball superstar, Sharelle McMahon and t...

Posted on 13 Apr 2018

Bowel support group for children

Dear all, I have come across this bowel support group for kids with long term bowel problems. This group’s aim is...

Posted on 05 Apr 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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