ABOUT THE DONOR REGISTRY

 Who we are  

The Donor Registry is operated by ABMDR, a Registered Charity under the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012 (Cth) (ACNC Act.)

The ABMDR is in part funded by the Commonwealth State and Territory Governments. You can read more about us here.

What we do

We give patients a chance of life

Blood stem cell transplants are usually the last option for the medical treatment of patients with blood and immune disorders.

We facilitate the search for donors on behalf of patients

We search the globe for suitably matched donors for Australian patients. We also provide guidelines for the care of the donor before and after the donation.

We coordinate financial assistance for Australian patients

We coordinate financial assistance provided by the Australian government for Australian patients searching for a suitable donor internationally.

We're starting a conversation

We would like to see more effective means of recruiting volunteer blood stem cell donors in Australia. This mission aims to show, on a small scale how donor recruitment could work.

We support research

We provide the scientific community access to data and donors (with consent) for ethically approved research.

Who we help

Australian and international patients who are in need of a blood stem cell transplant and have not found a donor among their relatives and volunteer blood stem cell donors who are willing to help any person in the world in need of a transplant.