We all want what’s best for our families and our communities.
It’s time we had a yarn about organ and tissue donation, because each and every one of us can play a role in making sure our communities are stronger and healthier in the future.
For around 1,750 Australians currently on the organ transplant waitlist, it’s a matter of life and death.
There are an additional 12,000 people on dialysis who may benefit from a kidney transplant.
COVID-19 has had a direct impact on organ and tissue donation. Compared to 2020, there was a 7% decrease in people receiving a transplant and a 9% decrease in donors in 2021.This means it’s never been more important for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to register as an organ and tissue donor and to encourage others to join them.
Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media, as a proud supporter of DonateLife in 2022, encourages you to use content we have developed to promote organ and tissue donation to your community.
This includes promoting the importance of registering to be a donor before, during and/or following DonateLife Week 2022 (Sunday 24 July to Sunday 31 July).
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like a copy of QRAM overview for stations or QRAM key messages for radio announcers. Happy to share.
To help we’ve provided:
• Four 30-second Community Service Announcements promoting the family and community benefits of organ and tissue donation.
• Four social media tiles to share with your networks.