Skip to content Media centre

Organ and Tissue Authority

Australia's national reform programme, led by the Organ and Tissue Authority with the DonateLife Network, is achieving steady increases in donation and transplantation outcomes.

DonateLife School Resources

Download our suite of school education resources to support classroom learning on organ and tissue donation.

Photo of cyclist used in DonateLife School Resources

New Clinical and Ethical Guidelines

Click here to access the NHMRC Ethical Guidelines and TSANZ Clinical Guidelines for organ transplantation from deceased donors.



the facts about organ and
tissue donation

  • Frequently asked questions
  • Understanding donation


and register on the Australian
Organ Donor Register

  • Register your decision


your donation decision with family and friends

  • Who needs to know?
  • How to start the discussion

DonateLife Week 2016 is 31 July to 7 August