Local organisations, businesses, community groups and schools can take advantage of a Cancer Council SunSmart Event Package to raise SunSmart awareness at their next outdoor event, it includes:
- a 3m x 3m shade marquee
- brochures (upon request)
- a large SunSmart tear-drop banner to display (currently unavailable)
- a 1 litre pump pack of SPF 30+ sunscreen (please return unused sunscreen)
Remember when you borrow Cancer Council's marquee and SunSmart banner your event is actively supporting and promoting Cancer Council's national SunSmart message. Being SunSmart means protecting your skin when UV levels are 3 and above to reduce your lifetime risk of developing skin cancer Ie wearing a sensible hat (not cap) and clothing that covers as much skin as possible, seeking shade whenever you can, wearing sunnies and applying sunscreen.
If you have a website you should also consider displaying Cancer Council's SunSmart Web Widget to highlight what time sun protection will be actually required at your event.
Packages are limited so book early to secure one for your next outdoor event. Please complete and submit the form below, including a copy of your Public Liability Certificate. If you have any questions or require more information please contact the SunSmart Services Coordinator or Cancer Council ACT on 02 6257 9999.
Does Your Event Require Sun Protection?
Cancer Council ACT recommends a combination of sun protection measures when spending time outdoors when UV levels are 3 and above to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Slip on sensible clothing, Slop on sunscreen, Slap on a hat, Seek shade whenever you can and Slide on sunnies. To view live time UV levels for click here.
What about Sunscreen at your Event?
Cancer Council ACT cannot always provide complimentary sunscreen (we will if we have supply). However we are aware that sunscreen will play an important role in your skin cancer prevention efforts. For this reason we recommend you purchase sunscreen for your outdoor event if UV levels are forecast to reach 3 or above. Look for an SPF 30+ broad spectrum, water resistant sunscreen. Buy Cancer Council brand sunscreen online. For more information on sunscreen application click here.