The National Rugby League (NRL) and the Turnbull Government have kicked off a life-saving partnership to mark the start of DonateLife Week, aiming to help double the number of Australians registered as organ and tissue donors.
Lifesaving organ and tissue donation is set for a boost with the Football Federation Australia (FFA) and DonateLife teaming up to encourage more people to register their intentions online.
The Turnbull Government has today unveiled a new online organ donor registration process which will save lives.
This DonateLife Week (July 30 – August 6) DonateLife Victoria is urging locals make their decision count to help the 1,400 Australians currently waiting on organ transplants across the country.
The Australian Government today awarded $430,000 in Community Awareness Grants to encourage more people to join the Australian Organ Donor Register online and to discuss their donation decision with family and friends.
Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, today announced Dr Mal Washer as the inaugural chair of the newly established Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Board, effective 1 July 2017.
At the request of the Commonwealth and state and territory governments, PricewaterhouseCoopers have undertaken an analysis of the Australian eye and tissue sector.
The Organ and Tissue Authority extends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mark Colvin, who sadly passed away on Thursday 11 May 2017. Mark was a part of the daily life of many Australians, helping to make sense of the world through his extraordinary career in journalism and in particular as presenter of the ABC’s flagship current affairs program, PM.
The Australian Paired Kidney Exchange (AKX) program is an established nationwide program that aims to facilitate living donor kidney transplants that cannot occur directly due to incompatibility at blood group or HLA
The Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, today released the Federal Government’s response to an independent review of how the national reform program to increase Australia’s rate of organ and tissue donation was progressing.