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Organ donation in Australia

People of any age, regardless of gender, ethnicity or religion, could one day need a life-transforming or life-saving transplant.

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Living kidney donation

There are several terms used to describe the process where a living person donates one of their kidneys for transplantation to another person

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Live donor support

Many people who become living organ donors are required to take leave from work, which is often unpaid, adding further financial strain to an already stressful situation.

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Kidney donation after death

One deceased donor can transform the lives of up to ten people and significantly improve the lives of many more.

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Indigenous, multicultural & educational resources

Information to help Indigenous Australians consider the decision to become an organ donor are available.

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The DonateLife network

The DonateLife network comprises organ and tissue donation agencies and staff in 72 hospitals across Australia, working specifically on organ and tissue donation.

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Transplant housing program

We are dedicated to providing rural and regional kidney transplant patients with secure, comfortable quality accommodation where they can rest and recover from surgery or undergo dialysis training and education.

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Organ donation links

These weblinks take you to external sites and other organisation which offer helpful information on how living kidney donation works, about transplantation and organ donation.

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FAQs about organ donation

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