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Sid Seagull practicing five sun protection measures

Some things might’ve changed in the last 40 years but ‘it’s still the same sun’

Tuesday 17 November 2020
Cancer Council has launched It’s still the same sun, a campaign designed to remind adults and parents of young children that the need for sun protection is just as important now as it was back when Sid the Seagull first graced our living rooms.
Female wearing a face mask with sun hat

MaskSmart but not SunSmart

Thursday 22 October 2020
Victorians are celebrating the easing of COVID-19 restrictions by spending more time outside. But alarmingly, new research shows that most of us don’t understand when we should be using sun protection.
Group of students applying sunscreen

Victorian educators shine as they help children Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide

Thursday 15 October 2020
A record number of Victorian educators took the initiative to upskill in sun protection during lockdown helping to ensure children are well protected as they returned to learn and play outdoors this month.