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Appendix 1: Key stakeholders

The following are key stakeholders we have worked with to deliver the national program.


  • ACT Health
  • Australian Health Ethics Committee
  • Australian Government Department of Health (including the Therapeutic Goods Administration)
  • Australian Government Department of Human Services
  • Department for Health and Wellbeing, South Australia
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Tasmania
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria
  • Department of Health, Northern Territory
  • Department of Health, Western Australia
  • National Health and Medical Research Council
  • NSW Ministry of Health
  • Queensland Health

Professional associations

  • Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society
  • Australian College of Critical Care Nurses
  • Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Australian Medical Students Association
  • Australasian Transplant Coordinators Association
  • Biotherapeutics Association of Australasia
  • College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
  • Eye Bank Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • The Pharmacy Guild of Australia
  • The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Transplant Nurses Association
  • Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand

Eye and tissue banks

  • Australian Biotechnologies
  • Australian Tissue Donation Network
  • Barwon Health Bone Bank
  • Donor Tissue Bank of Victoria
  • Hunter New England Bone Bank
  • Lions Eye Bank WA
  • Lions Eye Donation Service Victoria
  • Lions NSW Eye and Bone Bank
  • PlusLife (Perth Bone and Tissue Bank)
  • Queensland Tissue Bank
  • South Australian Eye Bank
  • South Australian Tissue Bank
  • Sydney Heart Valve Bank


  • Aussie Transplant Mates
  • Council of Governors of Lions Australia
  • David Hookes Foundation
  • Donor Families Australia
  • Donor Mate
  • Eurobodalla Renal Support Group
  • Ethan 'Jimmy' Seccull Foundation
  • Gift of Life Inc
  • Gift of Life Foundation
  • Heart and Lung Transplant Trust
  • Herd of Hope
  • James Ackerman Family Trust Fund
  • Kidney Health Australia
  • Liver Kids Australia Inc
  • Lucky Stars Australia Transplant Cricket Inc
  • Organ Donation and Transplant Foundation of WA
  • Saffron Day
  • Sammy D Foundation
  • Students and Volunteers for Organ Donation
  • The Nathan Gremmo Community Fund Inc
  • The Sweetest Gift (NSW)
  • Transplant Australia
  • Zaidee’s Rainbow Foundation

Donation and transplantation outcome registries

  • Australia and New Zealand Cardiothoracic Organ Transplant Registry
  • Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry
  • Australia and New Zealand Islets and Pancreas Transplant Registry
  • Australia and New Zealand Liver Transplant Registry
  • Australia and New Zealand Organ Donation Registry
  • Australian Corneal Graft Registry

Other organisations

  • Australian Football League
  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • Football Federation Australia
  • National Rugby League
  • ShareLife
  • Tonic Health Media
  • Transplant Connect

International organisations

  • American Association of Tissue Banks
  • Authority for Blood and Transplant Services, Portugal
  • Canadian Blood Services
  • Donation and Transplantation Institute, Spain
  • Gift of Life Donor Program, USA
  • Institute for Transplantation and Biomedicine, the Republic of Croatia
  • International Registry on Organ Donation and Transplantation, Spain
  • International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement
  • National Health Service Blood and Transplant, United Kingdom
  • National Transplant Organization, Spain
  • Organ Donation New Zealand
  • The Transplantation Society
  • Trillium Gift of Life Network, Canada
  • United Network for Organ Sharing, USA
  • World Health Organization