Organ and Tissue Authority

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A new podcast series sharing stories of strength and resilience

Stories of strength and resilience amid adversity are being showcased in a new podcast series...

Our 2020 activity report released

Today we released our 2020 Australian Donation and Transplantation Activity Report.

Take the next step to save a life

Parliamentarians were out in numbers as the Federal Minister responsible for the Organ and...

New grant opportunities open for applications

Applications are now open for up to $4 million over four years for national partnerships and up...

Our 2020 outcomes data

Today we released our annual outcomes data, outlining Australia’s deceased organ donation and...

National Donor Family Study Wave 4

Study shows prior conversation is key to organ donation decision...

Aussie spirit shines this DonateLife Week

The Aussie spirit of doing the right thing by someone in need has shone through in the results...

DonateLife Week 2020: We say “yes” and “thanks”

This DonateLife Week we have taken our annual campaign digital.  We’ll be celebrating the organ...

DonateLife Week - Save the date!

DonateLife Week is coming up from 26 July to 2 August 2020!

It only...

National DonateLife Service of Remembrance

Every year, DonateLife agencies across the country hold Services of Remembrance to honour organ...

Community Awareness Grants announcement

In light of isolation measures put in place by the Australian Government due to COVID-19, the...

1,683 Australian lives were saved through organ donation in 2019

The lives of 1,683 Australians were saved last year by organ transplants made possible through...

Organ and tissue donation in Australia

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    Australia leads the world for successful organ and tissue transplants.

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    9 out of 10 families agree to donation if their family member was registered on the Australian organ donor register.

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    1,650 Australians are currently waitlisted for an organ transplant.