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Join us online Saturday, 5 June 3pm for the National DonateLife Service of Remembrance


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News and events

Update on our Services of Remembrance

The current pandemic continues to provide challenges throughout Australia, especially for our...

'The greatest gift one human can give to another'

After 28 years battling Cystic Fibrosis, Cody Sheehan became the recipient of a double lung and...

'Her entire life was about helping people': Listen to our latest podcast episode

When John Lowe and his future wife, Louise, first met they talked about many things. Organ...

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...

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.