Parents & carers

Adult & child wearing hats, sitting on grass

UV damage during childhood significantly increases the risk of skin cancer so it’s important to help children develop good sun protection habits from the very beginning.

Sun protection tips for parents & carers

Slip! Slop! Slap! Seek! and Slide! tips to protect children.

Sun protection advice for families with teens

Sun protection is as important for teens as it is for toddlers.

How to be a SunSmart family

We've developed some tips to help your family be SunSmart together.

Create a SunSmart community

Look for ways you can support your child's school or service to be SunSmart.


Resources for parents and carers to help teach children to be SunSmart.