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Safe in the
SUNSHINE

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can cause sunburn, skin damage, eye damage and skin cancer. 

 

We aim to help you get the right balance of sun exposure by providing personalised advice to help you stay safe in the sun and check your skin for early signs of skin cancer.

Melanoma in Australia:

17,000

invasive cases per year

28,000

in situ cases per year

15 -39

Most common

cancer for people age 15-39 years

1,400

lose their lives per year

Melanoma Institute Australia, Melanoma Patients Australia. State of the Nation Report 2022. 

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Develop a regular routine of checking your skin for new skin spots or changes for the early detection of skin cancer

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