What we're doing about bladder and bowel health

We develop strategies, fund programs, initiatives and research, and work with other organisations to promote bladder and bowel health.


The National Continence Management Strategy (NCMS) ran from 1998 to 2010. The National Continence Program (NCP) replaced it on 1 January 2011. The aim of the NCMS was to fund research and initiatives aimed at preventing and treating incontinence.

Key achievements of the NCMS included:

Programs and initiatives

We support people affected by bowel and bladder problems, and those around them, through our programs and initiatives:


You can find a list of the research done on bladder and bowel health on the Continence Foundation website.

Who we work with

Continence Foundation of Australia

The Continence Foundation of Australia supports Australians affected by, or at risk of, bladder and bowel control problems.
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