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Gift of Life Australia

Every 28 mins, someone in Australia is diagnosed with blood cancer. For many, a stem cell transplant from a stranger is their only hope. We need young Australians like you to help.

Together, Gift of Life Australia and Strength to Give are calling young Australians to put their hand up to save a life.

Gift of Life Australia
Every 28 mins, someone in Australia is diagnosed with blood cancer. For many, a stem cell transplant from a stranger is their only hope. We need young Australians like you to help. Together, Gift of Life Australia and Strength to Give are calling young Australians to put their hand up to save a life.
Established in 1994 by Shula Endrey-Walder and Wolper Jewish Hospital, Gift of Life Australia strives to enrich the registry’s diversity. Their mission is to recruit donors from varied ethnic backgrounds, enhancing the registry to meet the needs of Australia’s diverse patient population. With the ease of joining through a simple cheek swab at events, including sports gatherings, their goal is to educate, expand the registry, and boost the chances of making life-saving matches.

What do I need to know before I sign up?

Stem cell donation is a safe and simple process that can potentially cure life-threatening diseases. Before you register, make sure you look around our site to learn more and become fully committed to being a donor should you get the call to save someone’s life.

Signing up means:

  • You are committing to donate to anyone, globally needing a match.
  • You’re committed to being available if called upon.
  • We’ll stay in contact, keeping you informed and ready for the call.

Donation likelihood:

  • Matches are rare; they are based on genetic compatibility.
  • BUT while not everyone will donate, your registration increases chances for those in need.


If you're a match:

  • We’ll call you to let you know!
  • Donation involves a simple procedure with minimal discomfort.
  • We support you throughout, ensuring top medical care and thorough information.

So, if you are:

Aged between 18-35 (see why an age limit is necessary)

Willing to anonymously donate your blood stem cells to anyone in need of a transplant, anywhere in the world

Generally healthy (we cover this in a bit more detail in the next steps)

Ready to do this

Aged between 18-35 (see why an age limit is necessary)

Willing to anonymously donate your blood stem cells to anyone in need of a transplant, anywhere in the world

Generally healthy (we cover this in a bit more detail in the next steps)

Ready to do this

Register below and use the appeal code ‘GOLA’

Register below to swab at a live event

Register below and use the appeal code ‘GOLA’

Register below to swab at a live event