Media

We have prepared media releases, social share graphics, posters and more to help the media and our supporters spread the good news about the Laugh Without Leaking campaign and World Continence Week

You can also download our TV and radio ads, vox pop videoslogos, and web banners.

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Continence Fast Facts

 

  • The majority of people affected by incontinence can be better treated, managed or even cured.
  • About 5 million Australians – 1 in 4 people aged 15 years or over – are incontinent.
  • By 2030, the prevalence is estimated to increase to 6.5 million Australians.
  • 70% of incontinent people do not seek help.
  • 80% of people who report they are living with incontinence are women.
  • Half of those women are aged under 50 years.
  • 1 in 3 women who have ever had a baby wet themselves.
  • 1 in 5 leak when they laugh.
  • 25% of men say they are, or were, incontinent.
  • Incontinence impacts self-esteem, motivation, dignity and independence.
  • In 2010, the total economic cost of incontinence was estimated to be $66.7 billion and rising.

Contact

For all media enquiries, interview requests, high resolution images, video or radio content, please contact:

Jodie Harrison

Mobile: 0425 754 370

Email: j.harrison@continence.org.au

 

Ashleigh Bonetti

Mobile: 0434 596 447

Email: continence@we-buchan.com 

 

Please support World Continence Week by spreading the good news through local media, school or work eNewsletters and on social media.

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