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What you can give


Discover how your blood can save lives. With three blood donations needed every minute, you could make a difference today.

Why donate blood

If you're here to give blood, we've got options. Over half of your blood is a liquid called plasma, and it's really powerful.

Why donate plasma

Helping Australia’s smallest and most vulnerable patients is a special thing to do. Find out more about donating breast milk.

How to donate

Thousands like you have pledged to give hope, joy and second chances – by being a regular blood donor.

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blood donations in the past year

Do you swear to give blood, when you can? Let's get started.

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If life's easier on your mobile phone, download our Donate Blood app. It's fast, efficient and all at your fingertips.

  • Register and set up your account.
  • Book a donation in minutes.
  • Manage your bookings with ease.

Find out how 

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