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.

Play it safe
Resources for health professionals

Doctors have a strong influence over skin self-examination practices.

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Skin cancer

Recently diagnosed or want to know more about skin cancer?

Skin Cancer Information