Who can donate?

Blood donors must be aged 18 - 60 years, and not currently taking anti-clotting or anti-inflammatory medication. These include non-prescription drugs such as Aspirin, Dispirin, ibuprofen (Nurofen)

We accept some individuals unable to give blood at the Red Cross Blood Bank (i.e. People who have previously resided in the United Kingdom). Conditions apply.

Participation is entirely voluntary, and participants will receive $10 per donation as reimbursement for their travel /parking costs.

Blood will be collected at The Australian Centre for Blood Diseases (Level 1 Walkway, via Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Rd, Melbourne) between 8:30 - 10:00 am. Blood volumes required can range from 50 - 200 mls.