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What We Do

Each Jersey Day we ask schools and workplaces across Australia to allow students and employees to wear their favourite sporting jersey to school or work and begin the conversation with their family and friends about the importance of becoming an organ and tissue donor. Jersey Day was inspired by the gift of life that Nathan Gremmo gave to six people when he became an organ donor at age 13.

Jersey Day is all about raising awareness – there is no requirement to raise funds. Jersey Day is fun, it’s free and by registering to become an organ and tissue donor you could be helping to save a life.

How To Participate

Pop on your favourite jersey, take a photo or video and post it to social media with

#jerseydayau #donatelife

Have a conversation with your loved ones about becoming an organ and tissue donor.

Facts & Figures

One organ donor can save the lives of up to seven people and help many more through eye and tissue donation.
Since the national program started in 2009 more than 18,144 Australians have received life-saving organ transplants
In 2023 more than 4,360 Australians benefited from eye and tissue transplants
Australia has a best practice clinical donation system across 90 hospitals and 24 transplant units
In 2023 five out of 10 families agreed to donation when they were supported by a donation specialist in the hospital.
If Australia had a national consent rate of 75%, we would be in the top 10 countries in the world for donation rates.
All major religions in Australia support organ and tissue donation.
There are around 1,800 Australians currently waitlisted for a transplant and a further 14,000 people on dialysis who could benefit from a transplant

Thank you for sharing your photos! 

#jerseydayau #donatelife

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