It only takes a minute to donate life

31 July 2019

DonateLife Week: we’re calling on all Australians to register online to be an organ and tissue donor.

It only takes a minute to donate life news item

Since 2009, organ transplants have saved 11,000 lives..

But there’s more work to do. There are currently 1,400 Australians on a waitlist for a life-saving transplant. A further 11,000 people are on dialysis.

If you’re not registered to be an organ and tissue donor, DonateLife Week is the perfect time to do it. It’s easy and quick to register.

Only 8.1% of 16-25 year old Australians have registered to be a donor. Follow the steps below to help change this.

How to register

Register online using one of the following:

Once you’ve registered, have a chat with your family and friends so they know you want to donate.  

Where to get more information

Read more about the Australian Organ Donor Register.

Get the facts about organ and tissue donation at DonateLife.

Follow DonateLife on Facebook for details on DonateLife Week activities near you.

Page last updated: 20 September 2019