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Tackling Leukaemia

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, Tackling Leukaemia and Strength to Give are calling young Australians to put their hand up to save a life.

Tackling Leukaemia

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, Tackling Leukaemia and Strength to Give are calling young Australians to put their hand up to save a life.

Tackling Leukaemia is an Australian charity dedicated to the fight against leukaemia, focusing on Pasifika and Indigenous communities where the scarcity of compatible stem cell donors poses a significant challenge. They work to boost donor numbers from these groups, aiming to improve the prognosis for those battling this blood cancer.

Their efforts to raise awareness, coupled with initiatives in education and community engagement, address the critical need for increased bone marrow donations across Australia. By advocating for more diverse donor registrations, Tackling Leukaemia is building hope and striving towards a future where effective treatment for leukaemia is accessible to all, regardless of background, enhancing survival rates and transforming the fight against this disease.

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 ‘tackling’

Register below to swab at a live event

Register below and use the appeal code ‘tackling’

Register below to swab at a live event