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Draft National Protocol for Donation after Cardiac Death

Closed on Monday, 24 August 2009, 12:00am (AEDT). Submissions are no longer being accepted.

The NHMRC is keen to ensure that the Australian community has the best opportunity to participate in developing NHMRC reports. This page lists the closed public consultations.

NHMRC is conducting public consultation on the draft National Protocol for Donation after Cardiac Death, developed by NICS on behalf of the Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation Authority. We invite you to make a submission.

This protocol aims to harmonise the recommendations of three (3) documents in current use in Australia with respect to Donation after Cardiac Death. These documents include (and can be downloaded from their respective websites):

The following documents were reviewed as part of the process for developing the draft protocol for Donation after Cardiac Death:



New Zealand

The development of this draft protocol follows work undertaken by NHMRC in the provision of a range of publications relating to organ and tissue donation.

 How to make a submission

The draft protocol and detailed instructions on how to make a submission can be downloaded below. Electronic submissions are strongly preferred. If this is not possible, please make your submission in writing (preferably typed or word processed) and submit it by mail. Electronic submissions should be emailed to the address below.

Please ensure that the author of the submission and organisation (if applicable) is clearly stated. If you would like your submission to be treated as confidential, please indicate this clearly by marking the 'CONFIDENTIAL' option. Submissions may be subject to release under the Freedom of Information Act 1982. All submissions will have personal contact details removed prior to becoming publicly available on the NHMRC website.The development of this protocol is in accordance with NHMRC procedures.

Consultation documents

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Consultation date

Please note the Timezone is AEDT.

Closing date: 
Monday, 24 August 2009 (All day)
Please note that for some NHMRC consultations no extensions will be given. Where extensions are available you will need to contact the project officer using the contact details at the bottom of this page. However, in order for NHMRC to extend the date of a submission you will need to have created an account and started a submission.
Contact for further information

National Health and Medical Research Council

GPO Box 1421



(02) 6217 9000

Public submissions

Page reviewed: 7 February, 2014