Blog Topic: Sun protection

Science has proven that sunscreen reduces the risk of melanoma and other skin cancers. Cancer Council recommends using sunscreen that is at least SPF30+ (or higher), broad-spectrum and water-resistant. However, for it to effectively protect our skin, it needs to be applied correctly! So, how do you make sure you’re applying sunscreen correctly? 8 tips […]

UV radiation is responsible for more than 95% of all skin cancers in Australia. Sunscreen reduces the amount of UV radiation reaching the skin by providing a barrier to absorb or reflect UV away, preventing damage to the cells below. Cancer Council recommends sunscreen use whenever the UV is 3 or above. The manufacture of […]

Woman applying sunscreen.

Cancer Council NSW data reveals that only a quarter of people in NSW use sun protection year-round.

Couple checking their skin for cancer.

Checking your skin regularly is crucial to detecting skin cancer early. Here are three things you need to know.

In recognition of World Melanoma Awareness Month, we call on golfers to remember the importance of sun protection.

UV radiation causes 95% of skin cancers and is present all year round so you need sun protection every day.

Improve your long game is our free sun protection program in NSW golf clubs.

A jagged scar on Stacey’s right leg is a constant reminder of her melanoma diagnosis and the importance of sun protection for her kids.

Before taking on The Longest Day, check out our tips for staying the course.

With the UV rating set to be extreme this festive season, see our give tips for staying Sun Smart.