Sun protection

2 in 3

Australians diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70


of skin cancers are caused by UV radiation

$1 billion

spent every year treating skin cancer in Australia

Preventing Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Australia but the good news is that it’s also one of our most preventable.

Protect yourself five ways - slip, slop, slap, seek, slide

Understanding UV Radiation

Reduce your exposure to UV radiation and you’ll reduce your risk of skin cancer.

Secondary Schools

Information to increase awareness of sun protection for Australian adolescents.

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Sporting groups and sun protection

Sun protection information for outdoor sports.

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Skin cancer prevention resources

Free community resources for understanding and preventing skin cancer.

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Skin cancer

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Skin Cancer Information

Cancer Council would like to know what you think about our information resources for people affected by cancer. Please share your thoughts with us by completing the survey using the button below.   It will take around 10 minutes.

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