Useful Links

Global network of IBD Organisations

Australian Government websites

  • Centrelink

    www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/dhs/centrelink

    Centrelink is part of the federal government Department of Human Services. It delivers payments and services for retirees, the unemployed, families, carers, parents, people with disabilities, Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and provides services at times of major change.

  • Department of Health

    www.health.gov.au

    The Australian Government Department of Health  website for families, seniors, adults, parents, teenagers, carers etc.  Topics covered include  education and prevention, conditions and diseases, health products, rural health, services etc.

     

  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand

    www.foodstandards.gov.au

    Food Standards Australia New Zealand has publications and fact sheets for the consumer. Formerly known as ANZFA (Australia New Zealand Food Authority)

  • National Health and Medical Research Council

    www.nhmrc.gov.au

    The NHMRC is Australia’s peak body for supporting health and medical research, development of health advice for the community, professionals and goverment. Also provides advice on ethical behaviour in health care and research.

     

     

  • Therapeutic Goods Association

    www.tga.gov.au

    The Therapeutic Goods Association carries out a range of assessment and monitoring activities to ensure therapeutic goods available in Australia are of an acceptable standard.

Library and References

Medical Societies

Other forums

Other Health Organisations

Consumer support

Clinical Trials

  • Australian Clinical Trials

    www.australianclinicaltrials.gov.au

    The website aims to provide reliable and up-to-date information and advice about clinical trials in Australia for the public, researchers and industry. For the public, the website provides easy to understand information about clinical trials in Australia and how to become involved in a clinical trial. For industry, it provides information on the advantages of conducting clinical trials in Australia. For researchers, it provides an overview of the legislative and regulatory environment and useful links.

  • Amercian Clinical Trials

    www.clinicaltrials.gov

    The website for American clinical trials.

  • European IBD Trials

    www.trials.ibdis.net

    This is the first multilingual and multicentered listing of current clinical trials in the field of inflammatory bowel diseases in Europe.  Patients and doctors have access to the latest study information, including details of all the European Patient IBD Associations.

Find a toilet

  • Can't Wait Affiliates

    www.cantwait.net.au

    The Can’t Wait Card is issued to members of CCA who have been formally diagnosed with Crohn’s or colitis (IBD), to help them gain access to a toilet in times of urgency. By recognising the card, retailers, businesses and venue operators allow people IBD access to their toilets when needed.

  • National Public Toilet Map

    www.toiletmap.gov.au

    The Toilet Map provides information on over 16,000 publicly available toilets across Australia, including accessibility, opening hours and facilities, such as showers & baby change.

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