Be SunSmart

Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world. Protect your skin by following - Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.
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The statistics show that one third of Australians are in low in vitamin D, but 2 in 3 Australian's will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. But how much sun is enough? #infographic #cancer #cancercouncil #sun #summer #health

How Much Sun Is Enough? I always get this questions when we promote sun safety during the summer. This is a great infographic on keeping your skin safe from harmful UV rays and also the need our bodies have for vitamin D.

New findings from the latest Cancer Council National Sun Protection Survey shows that Australians are at the same risk of being sunburnt at sporting venues as they are at the beach. The research shows a clear link between sporting venues and sun damage, with 22% of Australians at sports grounds and centres getting sunburnt – as high as the percentage of Australians at the beach, local lake or river who got sunburnt (22%).

This photo is from the Cancer Council, it proves that 2 in 3 Australians are diagnosed with Skin Cancer before the age of

The SLIP SLOP SLAP campaign is working with Cancer Council research showing more Australians now agreeing that a tan isn't healthy.

It is fantastic that the message is getting through to some people, but some are still just as vulnerable.

Step by Step How to check your skin for signs of skin cancer by Cancer Council.

Is it a mole or is it skin cancer? Learn how to check yourself for skin cancers and recognise signs of melanoma and other types of skin cancer.


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