Statement from the Chair, Dr Mal Washer - This Sunday is DonateLife Thank You Day, a time to say “thanks” to all donors and their families whose generous act saved the lives of many. A national day to acknowledge all Australians who make organ and tissue donation possible.
Next Sunday 19 November is DonateLife Thank You Day, dedicated to honouring living and deceased organ and tissue donors and their families across the nation.
It is with great sadness that I share the news a true hero and advocate for organ donation, Coen Ashton, has passed away following complications due to kidney failure.
On behalf of the Ashton family, we are deeply saddened to share that high profile advocate for organ donation, Coen Ashton has passed away.
Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt AM, has appointed four more members to the inaugural Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Board.
Controversial Conversations: A Public Forum on Ethical Issues in Donation and Transplantation provides a unique opportunity for community members, health professionals, students, academics, journalists and policy makers to learn about a range of ethical issues relating to organ and tissue donation and transplantation.
Dr Mal Washer, Chair of the Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Board, today announced the appointment of Lucinda Barry as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority (AOTDTA).
AFL marks life-saving campaign – Round 20 of 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership Season supports DonateLife Week
The Australian Football League (AFL) has come together to support and encourage fans to sign up as organ and tissue donors throughout DonateLife Week and Round 20 of the 2017 Toyota AFL Premiership Season.
On Friday 1 September, Australians are encouraged to make their decision count by wearing their favourite sporting club’s jersey in support of Jersey Day 2017.
The National Rugby League (NRL) and the Turnbull Government have kicked off a life-saving partnership to mark the start of DonateLife Week, aiming to help double the number of Australians registered as organ and tissue donors.