The Organ and Tissue Authority (OTA) welcomes the independent review to be undertaken by Ernst and Young of the national reform programme to increase organ and tissue donation for transplantation. The review presents an opportunity to identify how the reform is progressing and opportunities for improvement.
Keith Eveson – DonateLife WA Volunteer Extraordinaire
Rachel Driscoll – Deakin University Medical Student and DonateLife Volunteer
Norm Lewis – Liver Recipient, DonateLife Volunteer and Proud Grandfather
Mary Bawden – Liver Recipient, DonateLife Volunteer and Star Athlete!
Organ trafficking into, out of, and within Australia is illegal under the Commonwealth Criminal Code.
The Organ and Tissue Authority (OTA) today welcomed the Grand Mufti of Australia, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohamed’s support for organ donation.
Extension to funding available to eye and tissue sector for the direct regulatory costs associated with the biologicals regulatory framework
Current funding arrangements offset the direct regulatory costs associated with the TGA Biologicals Regulatory Framework have been extended to 31 March 2016.
In 2014, 1,117 Australians received a transplant due to the generosity of 378 organ donors and their families according to official figures released today by the Australia and New Zealand Organ Donation Registry (ANZOD) and the Organ and Tissue Authority (OTA).
Last year the number of Victorians who donated their organs at death reached 117, exceeding the previous record outcome of 110 deceased organ donors in 2013, according to the latest national data released today.