Here’s how to save a life in just one minute
Registering as an organ donor could not be more simple.
It takes just a minute to fill in your details and get yourself on the Australian Organ Donor Register. Here’s what to do.
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Step-by-step video of how to register as an organ donor.
1.Get out your Medicare card
The main piece of information you need is your Medicare number.
2.Click on this link
Go to donatelife.gov.au/news
3.Complete your registration
Fill in a few details. Don’t worry it’s easy stuff such as your name and date of birth.
4.Contact your family
If you want to ensure your wishes are respected when you die, make sure your family knows that you’ve registered.
5.Spread the word
Let others know that you are an organ donor. You can share this story to let them know how easy it is to sign up.
While we’re on the topic, read the emotional letter this mum sent to the family of her baby boy’s organ donor. Plus, these are the 7 organs you can live without.