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Hundreds of people are using September to get back to nature, get active and increase IBD awareness

The 2022 Live Fearless Challenge has begun! Throughout September, more than 600 participants are taking part in the annual Live…

Live Fearless: Get back to nature, get active and increase Crohn’s and Colitis awareness

Registrations now open for the 2022 Live Fearless Challenge The Live Fearless Challenge is back for its fifth year this…

 Spreading the word in Tasmania  

Spreading the word in Tasmania   Local Champion, Melita Griffin, campaigned for the appointment of an IBD nurse at the Royal…

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Victorian Police and Water Minister Lisa Neville shares her journey with Crohn’s disease

In the lead up to this year’s World IBD Awareness Day on 19 May, Victoria’s Minister for Police and Water,…

Funding for regional nurses sought through election commitments

Crohn’s & Colitis Australia (CCA) is encouraging advocates and people living with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) to approach their local…

Notice Of Annual General Meeting

Notice is given that an Annual General Meeting of the ACCA trading as Crohn’s & Colitis Australia (CCA) will be held virtually this year via Zoom Video Conference on Monday 25 May 2020 at 6:30pm AEST.

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Knowledge and support vital for people living with inflammatory bowel diseases

May is IBD Awareness Month May is National Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Month. With more than 100,000 Australians living with…

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Accessible information & support is critical for the wellbeing of Australians with IBD 

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affects around 100,000 Australians – that’s 1 in every 250 people living with chronic inflammation of…

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Women & Health – Celebrating women Breaking the Bias and Living Fearless

8 March 2022: International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate the strength, courage, and resilience of women all around…


CCA awards two scholarships for 2022

A very strong field of 15 candidates applied for two $75,000 CCA IBD PhD Scholarships, offered over 3 years. CCA…

National health literacy programme for people living with IBD

The aim of the CCA IBD project is to implement the Optimising Health Literacy and Access (Ophelia) process over 3 years to collaboratively codesign ways to improve delivery of information, services and resources for people with IBD and their carers.

Get Active, Connect & Raise Awareness Of IBD

Registrations now open for the 2021 Live Fearless Challenge