Further Resources




DonateLife is the website of The Organ and Tissue Authority which was established on 1 January 2009. The Authority was established under the Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority Act 2008 as part of the Australian Government's new national reform package, A World's Best Practice Approach to Organ and Tissue Donation for Transplantation.

The site has information about organ and tissue donation, discusses common myths about transplants and Stories of Hope http://www.donatelife.gov.au/discover/stories-of-hope from transplant recipients that students will find inspiring and interesting to read.

Transplant Australia


The members of Transplant Australia share a special bond, having all been touched in some way by transplantation. They include those awaiting transplantation, donor families, living donors, transplant recipients, and the doctors, nurses and coordinators working in the organ and tissue donation and transplantation sector.

Kidney Health Australia


Provides information about the early detection of kidney disease and has fact sheets and other resources to download.