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Be SunSmart. Save your skin. 

Nearly twice as many Australian men as women die from melanoma, but the good news is that skin cancer is almost entirely preventable.

Reduce your risk of skin cancer by following the five SunSmart steps. Whenever the UV index is 3 or above, Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.


A man and a child sitting side by side on a porch step. They are both wearing long sleeve tops and wide-brimmed hats. The boy is holding a bottle of sunscreen and squirting some onto the man's palm.
61,000
Australians saved in the past 20 years thanks to cancer research
$51.7 million
contributed together with our research partners in 2021
69%
survival rate increased from 49% in the 1980s through research investment

Find your local Cancer Council

Click on your State or Territory on the map to find further details on the services that are available in your area.