True Colours 2023

Doing good never looked so good

We’ve been helping blood donors show their true colours on their arm. We partnered with some very talented artists, who designed fun, colourful, stunning and festive bandages. 

Check out the past designs (and get excited about what’s to come!).

photo of camilla franks with a sky backdrop, she is wearing a pink patterned dress and has the bandage she designed around her right elbow
Give blood. Fight cancer.
To help raise awareness of the use of blood, plasma and platelets in cancer treatment, we teamed up with fashion designer and cancer survivo...
photo of jenny kee standing in a room which looks out to trees, she is wearing a colourful t-shirt and red glasses and smiling, her left arm is raised and around her elbow is a bandage with her design on it
Celebrate the women who give
To coincide with International Women’s Day on 8 March, we celebrated the women who change lives through Lifeblood with limited-edition banda...
photo of artist min pin smiling at the camera, she is wearing a multi coloured top and around her left elbow is the bandage designed by her
National Blood Donor Week, 12-18 June 2023.
Australia’s blood donors are pretty rare birds: this year we celebrated our donors with a stunning, limited-edition bandage designed by Min ...
a photo of artist blak douglas smiling and holding his right arm up in a flex pose, around his elbow is the bandage he designed
We teamed up with Archibald Prize-winning Australian artist and musician Blak Douglas to celebrate the 2023 NAIDOC Week theme For Our Elders...
photo of artist geoff nees looking at the camera and folding his arms, around his right elbow he is wearing the bandage he designed
National Science Week
From medical breakthroughs to ground-breaking research, we’ve been at the forefront of innovation for decades. We celebrated National Scienc...
photo of Travis Garone smiling and holding his arm up with the Movember bandage around his elbow
Together with the world’s leading men’s health charity, Movember, Lifeblood wants to help shape a better future for men and those around the...
photo of artist Madeleine Stamer smiling at the camera and holding her right hand up, around her elbow is the bandage she designed
Christmas 2023
There were thousands of people across the country who depended on donated blood this year, and Australia’s blood donors were there for them....

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