Australians think secondary students should do more to protect themselves from the sun compared with adults and younger children.
A new study has found that shade structures available over toddler wade pools at outdoor swimming pools in Melbourne provide only partial sun protection.
Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that Geelong has the highest number of workers in industries with high exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation outside of Melbourne
SunSmart has congratulated St Mary’s Nagle Cricket Club for their winning edge in protection against skin cancer in East Gippsland this summer.
Cancer Council research shows Australians are at the same risk of being sunburnt at sporting venues as they are at the beach.
SunSmart congratulates Castlemaine Secondary College on successfully securing funding from their local Lions Club to purchase SunSmart hats for their junior students.
New Cancer Council research shows that 54% of Victorians aged 13–34 still say they like to get a tan, and 30% intentionally attempted to tan last summer.
100% of Hume Council-managed preschools and childcare centres are registered SunSmart members proving Hume Council has the perfect score when it comes to being SunSmart.
This Work Safe Week, SunSmart is calling on Victorian employers to take action towards preventing skin cancer in the workplace.
SunSmart and Cancer Council Victoria welcome the new solarium ban legislation passed in Parliament yesterday.
Victorian men are being urged to commit to some lifestyle changes this week (Men's Health Week) to cut their cancer risk.
The findings of a new study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health provides evidence that solarium use may be making a comeback with renewed interest in recent years.
SunSmart, Osteoporosis Australia and Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria are joining together to raise awareness around the importance of vitamin D for healthy bones and in the prevention of osteoporosis.
Cancer Council research has found many Australian workers could be at risk of harmful UV radiation while at work – and their employers could be at risk of breaking the law if they fail to protect them.
New Cancer Council research released today shows Australian adults and adolescents are less interested in getting a suntan and fewer are being sunburnt.
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