Australian Government Department of Health
Put on a broad-brimmed hat that shades your face and neckWear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possibleSeek shadeWear wrap-around sunglassesApply SPF30+ broad spectrum water resistant sunscreen every two hours
PROTECT YOURSELF IN FIVE WAYS FROM SKIN CANCER

Print advertisement: If this offends you, cover your eyes, back, chest, legs and arms


If this offends you, cover your eyes, back, chest, legs and arms (PDF 140 KB)

Advertisement shows a melanoma being surgically removed.

You're looking at a melanoma, a potentially lethal skin cancer, being removed from a 22-year old. It's shocking, but sadly not unusual. Melanoma is the most common form of life threatening cancer in 15 to 24-year olds. Outdoors you can't just rely on sunscreen. Protect yourself in five ways with a hat, clothing, shade, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Authorised by the Australian Government, Capital Hill, Canberra

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