Organ donation overhaul pushed for NSW

The New South Wales Government has proposed a radical overhaul of organ donation rules to stop families overruling their relatives’ wishes.

The Government says it is acting because the state has the lowest organ donation rate in Australia.

More than two million NSW residents have indicated via their driver’s licence that they wish to donate at least some of their organs if they die.

But Health Minister Jillian Skinner says in many cases the families of potential donors are vetoing that decision — via

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