No, however children who do choose to wear sunnies should be encouraged by staff, carers and parents in these services.
Some Canberrans may be confused about whether they should get more sun to make sure they get enough vitamin D .
ACT schools are welcome to copy and adopt this sample UV Protection Policy and use it as their own or incorporate all of the main points into their own UV protection policy and procedures.
New data released today to mark the start of National Skin Cancer Action Week (15-21 November) shows one in four 25-44 year olds still getting sunburnt on weekends.
On Sunday 3 April 2022 hundreds of Canberrans will take to the track and Relay For Life. Teams have been busy fundraising to support the services, programs and research Cancer Council ACT delivers right here in the ACT.
Cancer Council share their top tips for a healthy start to the new school year when it comes to healthy lunchboxes and sun protection. Explore Cancer Council's interactive Lunch Box Builder.
Since 2004 the Cancer Council's National SunSmart Early Childhood Program has been awarding SunSmart status to ACT early childhood centres/services that have developed and implemented a comprehensive up to date UV protection policy.
Local organisations, businesses, community groups and schools can take advantage of a Cancer Council ACT's SunSmart Event Package to raise SunSmart awareness at their next outdoor event, it includes: a 3m x 3m shade marquee skin cancer prevention / early detection brochures (upon request) a 1 litre pump pack of...