REAL LIFE

Government scraps licence organ donor scheme

Australia-wide, except for SA.

that’s life! is campaigning for 10,000 more Australians to join the organ donor register and share their decision with their family.

Around one person will die every week waiting for their organ transplant.

Today, about 1400 Aussies are desperately hoping for the call that a life-saving organ has become available.

They are counting on the generosity of a donor and their family willing to give the greatest gift of all.

Many people may still believe they have recorded their wishes to donate on their driver’s licence.

However, with the exception of South Australia, this option no longer exists.

For everyone else, even if you previously recorded your decision on your licence, you still need to join the Australian Organ Donor Register.

It’s super easy and only takes around 60 seconds – all you need is your Medicare number.

Registering is easy and takes around 60 seconds – all you need is your Medicare number.

To change a life, go to donatelife.gov.au/thatslife

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