Did you know that since 2009, organ transplants have saved 11,000 Australian lives?
Each donation story is inspiring, but with 1,400 Australians on a waitlist for a life saving transplant and a further 11,000 on dialysis, more help is needed.
Many people mistakenly assume they’ve nominated to be an organ and tissue donor on their driver’s licence, but you need to actively register to become a donor.
The Australian Government is calling on people to register online using one of the following:
Age and medical history are considered, but you should not assume that being ‘old’ or unhealthy stops you from becoming a donor.
Almost everyone is eligible to donate.
Once you’ve registered, we recommend having a chat with your family and friends, so they know you want to donate.