Read the latest media releases, speeches and transcripts from the ministers of the Health portfolio.
With many families and friends spending time together over the Christmas and New Year break, they are encouraged to discuss their wishes around organ and tissue donation.
The generosity of organ donors and their families that have enabled the lives of transplant recipients to be transformed is being recognised tomorrow during DonateLife Thank You Day.
The new Australian and New Zealand Paired Kidney Exchange (ANZKX) Program is a Trans-Tasman partnership that aims to improve the lives of Australians and New Zealanders by increasing access to life-saving kidney transplants.
The Australian Government wants as many people as possible to consider registering for organ and tissue donation and understand they may one day give the gift of life to a fellow Australian
Minister Hunt, and Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, today joined thousands of Canberra residents to show their support for organ and tissue donation by participating in the annual Gift of Life Walk around Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.