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News and events

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Join the Great Registration Race for DonateLife Week: Listen to episode 12 of our podcast

This year, DonateLife celebrates its 10th annual DonateLife Week – a national public awareness...

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Media Release: Sporting codes partner with Government to kick-off The Great Registration Race for DonateLife Week

The Government is announcing more than $3 million in DonateLife Partnerships and community...

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Ready, set, race for DonateLife Week 2021

What do sports stars from the Western Bulldogs (AFL), Melbourne Storm (NRL),...

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‘The wait list journey’: Listen to episode 11 of our podcast

Early last year, Andrew Conway, clinically died in his sleep after...

Get involved in the Great Registration Race for DonateLife Week

DonateLife Week 2021 is almost upon us, this year we’re celebrating...

‘A transplant first – 11 years on’: Listen to our latest podcast

Suffering intestinal failure since infancy, Brendan Cole’s outlook looked grim, until Austin...

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National Service of Remembrance

This year marks the second National Service of Remembrance held online. A time to come together...

‘From tissue typing to transplantation’: Listen to episode 9 of our podcast

As a medical scientist, Fiona Hudson might work in a laboratory behind the scenes, but her role...

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'Til the cows come home - a special delivery to the Royal Adelaide Hospital

Charities, Herd of Hope and Cottages 4 Country Care, were the driving forces behind 'Til the...

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The Call brings organ and tissue donation to TV audiences

The Call is a new documentary bringing together the emotional experiences of donor...

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'You can’t clearly put into words how to say thank you’: Listen to episode 8 of our podcast

After their baby daughter Maia was diagnosed with a very rare metabolic disorder called...

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'The greatest gift one human can give to another'

After 28 years battling Cystic Fibrosis, Cody Sheehan became the recipient of a double lung and...

Organ and tissue donation in Australia

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    Australia leads the world for successful organ and tissue transplants.

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    9 out of 10 families agree to donation if their family member was registered on the Australian organ donor register.

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    1,800 Australians are currently waitlisted for an organ transplant.

Frequently asked questions

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Join us online Saturday, 5 June 3pm for the DonateLife National Service of Remembrance