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Sun protection — infographic

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If you need to go outside in the sun, it's important to protect you and your children's skin. If you avoid sunburn, you reduce the risk of skin cancer, which is one of the most common cancer types in Australia.

This infographic shows the sun protection measures you should take.

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Last reviewed: December 2019


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