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Organ and Tissue Authority

Thanks to the generosity of 503 deceased organ donors and their families a record 1,448 Australians were given a second chance at life in 2016. An additional 267 people received a living donation, including 44 transplants under the Australian Kidney Exchange Program.

Organ and Tissue Factsheets now online

The OTA has developed a series of organ and tissue donation Fact Sheets. Find them under For the Community > Fact Sheets

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Join the Australian Organ Donor Register

Click here to register your donation decision to save lives as an organ and tissue donor.

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DISCOVER

the facts about organ and
tissue donation

  • Frequently asked questions
  • Understanding donation

DECIDE

and register on the Australian
Organ Donor Register

  • Register your decision

DISCUSS

your donation decision with family and friends

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

Record transplant outcome sin 2016