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The sooner skin cancer is found, the easier it is to treat. 

See your doctor if you notice any changes.

Don't delay. Save your skin.

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Most skin cancer can be prevented by using good sun protection

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Protect your skin

Are you SunSmart?

Get up to date advice, resources and policies.

Schools & early childhood

Join the SunSmart program and help create a sun safe generation.

Secondary schools

Childhood and adolescence are critical periods with UV exposure more likely to contribute to skin cancer later in life.

Parents & carers

It’s important to help children develop good sun protection habits from the very beginning.


The sun's UV radiation is a serious health and safety hazard – especially for people who work outdoors.

Sports groups

If you participate in outdoor activities or organised sports, you’re exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

Events & festivals

UV radiation needs to be considered as part of safety and risk management planning, as well as during the event.

Local government

Resources to help local governments address skin cancer in their communities.

Health professionals

We provide evidence-based sun protection and skin cancer support for health professionals.

Personal stories

Two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70.

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