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March

Get Savvy Expo

Tamborine Mountain Library, 30/32 Main Street, Tamborine Mountain, QLD, 4272

Tue 19, Mar 2019 10.00am – 1pm

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


UGSA Annual Science and General Meeting

Sheraton Mirage, Gold Coast, Australia

Wed 20, Mar 2019

The Urogynaecological Society of Australasia (UGSA) is pleased to invite healthcare professionals to the 2019 UGSA Annual Scientific & General Meeting (UGSA2019) taking place March 20 – 23 on the Gold Coast.


Gold Coast Seniors Health & Lifestyle Expo

Palm Beach Share N Care Centre 31 Tenth Avenue, Palm Beach, QLD 4221

Thu 21, Mar 2019 9.00am - 1.00pm

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


Pelvic Floor Core and More - three workshops

Fleurieu Aquatic Centre, Cnr Ocean Rd & Waterport Rd, Hayborough, SA 5211

Mon 25, Mar 2019 2pm - 3:30pm

This is a series of free workshops taking place Monday 25 March, Monday 1 April and Monday 8 April. Places are limited and attendees must commit to all three workshops.
Afternoon tea will be provided.


Get Savvy Expo

The Centre Beaudesert, 82 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert, QLD, 4285

Wed 27, Mar 2019 10.00am – 1pm

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


Continence Care in the Rural and Remote Setting

WEBINAR

Wed 27, Mar 2019 5.30pm - 6.30pm (AEDT)

This is the first the first in a series of three webinars designed for registered and enrolled nurses working in rural and remote aged care settings. A panel of experts will share their knowledge on the ageing bladder and bowel, dementia and incontinence and the importance of ensuring older Australians are able to live with dignity.


Seniors Expo 2019 (Trevor Evans MP)

Brothers Rugby Complex 103 Crosby Road, Albion, QLD, 4010

Thu 28, Mar 2019 9.00am - 12.00pm

The Continence Foundation of Australia will be represented at the Seniors Expo 2019 (Trevor Evans MP). Come by our stall and speak with our Health Promotion Officer, Agnes Kesmarki, to find out more about bladder and bowel health.


April

South Australian Branch Meeting

Stamford Plaza, 150 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA, 5000

Thu 04, Apr 2019

The Continence Foundation of Australia SA Branch Meeting takes place Thursday 4 April – Friday 5 April. The theme of this year’s event is ‘The nuts and bolts of continence’ and includes workshops, breakfast sessions and a cocktail party.

** Early bird discount extended to 15 March.


QLD CFA Branch Meeting

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

Thu 04, Apr 2019 5.30pm - 7.30pm

Come along to our Queensland April Branch meeting and hear our guest speaker, fashion model, Anja Christoffersen, talk about her personal story.


Health and Diabetes Expo 2019

Adelaide Showgrounds, Ridley Centre

Sat 06, Apr 2019 10am - 4pm

Join Diabetes SA for a free, family event featuring activities, leading health and diabetes exhibitors, cooking demonstrations and Q&A panel discussions.


USANZ 2019

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

Sat 13, Apr 2019

USANZ 72nd ASM including the ANZUNS 24th Annual Meeting takes place 13-16 April.


19th Annual Punyahra “Wellbeing” – Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health & Wellbeing Expo

Logan Entertainment Centre 170 Wembley Road Logan Central, QLD 4114

Thu 18, Apr 2019 10am - 2pm

The Continence Foundation of Australia will be represented at the 19th Annual Punyahra “Wellbeing” – Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health & Wellbeing Expo.
Come by our stall and speak with our Health Promotion Officer, Agnes Kesmarki, to find out more about bladder and bowel health.


May

Have the conversation

Adelaide Pavillion, Veale Gardens, Adelaide, SA 5000

Wed 01, May 2019 6pm - 8pm

Over 50% of athletes, dancers and the hyper mobile may experience stress incontinence. Do you know what to say or do?


New South Wales State Conference

Dockside Conference Centre, Wheat Road, Darling Harbour, NSW, 2000

Fri 03, May 2019

The Continence Foundation of Australia New South Wales Inc. is very pleased to present this one-day State Conference for health professionals with a special interest in continence management. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Breaking news in continence’.

Discounted early bird registration is available until Friday 22 March.


Healthy Bladder & Bowel Presentation

Chinchilla Community Centre – Function Room 67-71 Middle Street Chinchilla, QLD 4413

Thu 09, May 2019 9.30am – 10.30am

Health Promotion Officer, Agnes Kesmarki will hold a free, one-hour presentation on Healthy Bladder and Bowel. If you wish to attend, please register your interest by emailing qld.hpo@continence.org.au by Monday 1 April 2019.


Healthy habits for your core: building the foundations for a good pelvic floor

City Hall - Mount Gambier (Entry via Cave Garden), Watson Terrace, Mount Gambier, SA, 5214

Thu 16, May 2019 , Thu 23, May 2019 & Thu 30, May 2019 10.00am to 11.30am

Southern Cross Care is conducting a series of information sessions aimed at people 50 years and over.


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’.


#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.


June

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.


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

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.


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.


International Urogynaecological Association (IUGA) Annual Meeting

Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Tue 24, Sep 2019

The 44th Annual Meeting of theInternational Urogynaecological Association (IUGA) will be held 24-28 September 2019. More information at www.iuga.org


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).