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Strategy 2020: Goal 6

Provision of a safe, secure and cost effective supply of blood and related products.


Charlotte was nine months old when she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. Through the generosity of blood donors, she received life-saving blood as part of a long and complex treatment. Charlotte has been in remission since her stem cell transplant. Photo: Australian Red Cross/Dilini Perera


Efficient and effective business. We will continue our focus on delivering efficiencies in collection, processing, testing and distribution, while maintaining a focus on product quality, donor health and meeting customer requirements.

Secure Australian plasma. We are focused on testing and developing solutions to increase efficiency and reduce our cost to supply plasma products to the nation.

Greater contribution to healthcare. Our aim is by leveraging our skills and infrastructure to invest in the expansion of existing and new business and product lines, to deliver improved patient outcomes for Australians.

For more information on the Blood Service’s outcomes check out its strategic plan for 2014 to 2019. It’s called At The Leading Edge and it’s available at the Blood Service website.