From 1 July 2024, people aged 45 to 49 can join the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

People aged 45 to 49 will be able to request their first free kit or talk with their doctor about getting a kit. Find out more

A single electronic record for each Australian taking part in the bowel and cervical screening programs

The National Cancer Screening Register (NCSR) supports these life-saving programs by inviting and reminding eligible people to screen, as well as creating a safety net by prompting participants and their healthcare providers to take the next steps on their screening journey.

Ways to access

Participants and healthcare providers can now access screening information and manage participation in the bowel and cervical screening programs through secure online portals and integrated clinical software.

Participant Portal

Update your personal information, access your correspondence and manage your participation in the bowel and cervical screening programs.

Healthcare Provider Portal

Securely submit and access real-time bowel and cervical screening data in the NCSR.

Clinical software integration

Integrate your clinical software to seamlessly access and submit information to the NCSR.

Programs we support

The NCSR plays a vital role in supporting the National Cervical Screening Program and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

The National Bowel Cancer Screening Program aims to reduce deaths from bowel cancer by inviting eligible people to screen to detect early signs of the disease.

National Cervical Screening Program

The National Cervical Screening Program reduces illness and death from cervical cancer by inviting eligible women and people with a cervix to screen to detect early signs of the disease.

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Aged 50 to 74 and overdue for bowel screening? Order your replacement test kit today.

If you are between the ages of 50 and 74 and have not received your free bowel screening test kit, or if it is damaged, misplaced or expired, you can order a free replacement.

Healthcare providers can now bulk order bowel screening kits to issue to eligible patients

This new way of giving kits to eligible patients will help remove barriers that prevent some people from participating in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.

Bowel test kit

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