National Continence Helpline

The National Continence Helpline is staffed by a team of continence nurse advisers and is available to anyone in Australia. It operates from 8am to 8pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.

Did you know?

More than 5 million

Australians are currently living with continence problems.

This is likely to increase to 6.4 million by 2030

1 in 4 people

aged 85 and over experience severe incontinence

compared with 1 in 166 people aged under 65.


of people with urinary incontinence in the community are women

Source: Deloitte Access Economics – The economic impact of incontinence in Australia, 2011.