The Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash today released the OTA’s 2014 Performance Report. Read the Report here.
Some 1,117 Australian lives were transformed by the generosity of 378 organ donors in 2014, Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash said today.
The Organ and Tissue Authority congratulates Professor Jeremy Chapman on his well-deserved recognition in the Australia Day awards, being appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for his work in organ donation and transplantation.
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) have released new draft guidelines to inform the decision-making around the allocation of organs for transplantation in Australia for public consultation.
The Australian Government is providing funding of $462,064 for public awareness initiatives that encourage Australian families to discuss and know each other's organ and tissue donation wishes, the Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, announced today.
OTA congratulates St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney on Australia’s first Donation after Circulatory Death heart transplant
The Organ and Tissue Authority acknowledges and congratulates the team at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, on performing a world first in organ donation and transplantation history.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash, today acknowledged the generosity of Australian organ and tissue donors and their families at the opening ceremony of the 14th Australian Transplant Games in Melbourne.
New study highlights positive outcomes for donor families.
Organ and tissue donation can bring comfort to donor family members in their loss of a loved one and enable something positive to come out of tragedy.
These are the key findings of a new study released today by the Organ and Tissue Authority highlighting families’ experience of organ and tissue donation.
The Assistant Minister for Health, Fiona Nash has announced that $463,000 in grants is available to support community awareness and education activities. Closing date for applications: 5.00pm AEST on Monday 20 October 2014.
Artback NT: Arts Development and Touring is excited to present Gift of Life, an innovative performance highlighting the importance of organ and tissue donation. Following on from successful tours in 2012 and 2013, this special story will travel to venues and communities from Perth to Broome in September 2014.