Local government

Local government is in a unique position to help prevent skin cancer in communities by identifying it as a public health issue, and addressing sun protection within council policies, strategic plans and statement.

In doing so, local government can ensure communities have access to facilities and services that provide UV protection.

SunSmart can help local governments address skin cancer in their communities by providing the following resources.

To identify skin cancer as a public health issue and include sun protection strategies within council policies and strategic plans and strategic statements, download: 

To plan and design effective shade for the community, see: 

To implement a sun protection program for council employees:

To promote sun protection to the community:

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