Who we work with

We work with a broad range of individuals, community and health organisations to encourage more Australians to talk about donation and register to become donors.

Our community

Our community includes individuals and families affected by organ, eye or tissue donation and transplantation.

We work with multicultural, faith and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, organisations and communities.  

We also work with the general public.

Our government

  • ACT Health
  • Australian Health Ethics Committee
  • Australian Government Department of Health (including the Therapeutic Goods Administration)
  • Australian Government Services Australia
  • Department for Health and Wellbeing, South Australia
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria
  • Department of Health, Northern Territory
  • Department of Health, Western Australia
  • National Health and Medical Research Council
  • NSW Ministry of Health
  • Queensland Health

Our professional associations

  • Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society
  • Australian College of Critical Care Nurses
  • Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Medical Students Association
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology
  • Australasian Transplant Coordinators Association
  • Biotherapeutics Association of Australasia
  • College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
  • Eye Bank Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • The Pharmacy Guild of Australia
  • The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Transplant Nurses Association
  • Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand

Eye and tissue banks


  • Australian Biotechnologies
  • Australian Tissue Donation Network
  • Hunter New England Bone Bank
  • NSW Tissue Banks (previously known as Lions NSW Eye and Bone Bank)
  • Rachel Forster Bone Bank
  • Sydney Heart Valve Bank


  • Barwon Health Bone Bank
  • Donor Tissue Bank of Victoria
  • Lions Eye Donation Service Victoria


  • Australian Allografts
  • Lions Eye Bank WA
  • PlusLife (Perth Bone and Tissue Bank)


  • Queensland Tissue Bank


  • South Australian Eye Bank
  • South Australian Tissue Bank

Our community engagement group

We work with a wide variety of community organisations:

  • Aussie Transplant Mates
  • Donor Mate
  • Eurobodalla Renal Support Group
  • Ethan 'Jimmy' Foundation
  • Gift of Life Incorporated
  • Gift of Life Foundation
  • Herd of Hope
  • James Ackerman Legacy
  • Kidney Health Australia
  • Liver Kids Australia Inc
  • Lucky Stars Australia Transplant Cricket Inc
  • Saffron Day (Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur)
  • The Nathan Gremmo Community Fund Inc
  • The Sweetest Gift
  • Transplant Australia

Our DonateLife partnerships grant recipients

  • Australian Professional Leagues (A League and W League)
  • Convenience Advertising
  • News Corp
  • Pixel 42
  • Tonic Health Media
  • Valimanda Group (Melbourne Storm and Sunshine Coast Lightning)
  • Western Bulldogs

Our Community Awareness Grant recipients

2022 recipients

  • Alice Springs Hospital
  • Gift of Life Incorporated
  • La Trobe University
  • Migration Council Australia
  • Multicultural Communities Council WA
  • Multicultural Services Centre WA
  • Pixel 42
  • Podshape Podcasting
  • Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media
  • Southern Cross University
  • Saffron Day (Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur Australia )

2021 recipients

  • Bumma Bippera Media
  • Cool Australia
  • Community Broadcast Association of Australia
  • Cricket Australia
  • Gift of Life Incorporated
  • Health Consumers’ Council WA
  • Little Rocket
  • Make Mate
  • Netball WA
  • NX Sports Community Foundation
  • Pixel 42
  • Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media
  • Saffron Day (Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur Australia)
  • St John’s Youth Service

Donation and transplantation outcome registries

  • Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry
  • Australia and New Zealand Islets and Pancreas Transplant Registry
  • Australia and New Zealand Liver Transplant Registry
  • Australia and New Zealand Organ Donation Registry
  • Australian Corneal Graft Registry

Other organisations

  • Australia Post
  • Australian Red Cross Lifeblood
  • DataCom
  • Qantas
  • ShareLife
  • StarTrack
  • Transplant Connect

International organisations

  • American Association of Tissue Banks
  • Canadian Blood Services
  • Donation and Transplantation Institute, Spain
  • Gift of Life Donor Program, USA
  • International Registry on Organ Donation and Transplantation, Spain
  • International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement
  • National Health Service Blood and Transplant, United Kingdom
  • National Transplant Organization, Spain
  • Organ Donation New Zealand
  • Project Notify
  • The Transplantation Society
  • Trillium Gift of Life Network, Canada
  • United Network for Organ Sharing, USA
  • World Health Organization