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Welcome to the Continence Foundation of Australia

Get your continence back

Does bladder leakage stop you doing the things you love: playing with your children or grandchildren, socialising with friends or exercising?

Bladder leakage – no matter how light – is not normal and most cases can be cured or better managed. So get your confidence back by speaking with one of our friendly continence nurse advisors on the free National Continence Helpline 1800 33 00 66.

Promoting bladder and bowel health

More than 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems. 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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Bladder Botox: a life-changing treatment

After ten years of sleepless nights and embarrassing bladder accidents, Michelle who lives with Multiple Sclerosis found a life changing treatment – Botox. She speaks to Jodie Harrison.

Sydney to host world continence experts

Continence Foundation of Australia is bringing renowned leaders in bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction, treatment and scientific advancements to the 26th National Conference.

Your guide to UTIs

Are UTIs (urinary tract infections) just part of being a woman? Something we have to put up with? By the time they turn 24 years of age, one in three women will have had a UTI, and they affect more than 50% of all women during their lifetime.

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Cabot's 7th National Men's Shed Conference, Mantra on View Hotel, Surfers Paradise

29 Sep 2017

Come and visit our stand at the Cabot's 7th National Men's Shed Conference

26th National Conference on Incontinence, International Convention Centre, Sydney

15 Nov 2017

Join us at this year’s 26th National Conference on Incontinence at the new International Convention Centre Sydney in Darling Harbour. The event will run from Wednesday 15 November to Saturday 18 November 2017.

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Online incontinence support forum

Reliable containment of urine

Is there any objective data collected anywhere, preferably by a credible independent body that rates...

Posted on 12 Sep 2017

Women's Health Week

Did you know that exercise helps keep bowel movements regular? It's #WomensHealthWeek and today's topic is 'Ti...

Posted on 08 Sep 2017

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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