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WA // WIN $10,000 for shade at your school in 2021!

THE 2021 WIN $10,000 FOR SHADE COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.  We will be running the $10,000 for shade competition again in 2022, from the beginning of Term 3.  Please keep an eye out for details. The competition will be drawn and announced during National Skin Cancer Action Week 21-27 November 2021. Cancer Council WA is […]

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Move along with Sid Seagull!

Sid Seagull shows off his dance moves to teach kids how to Slip Slop Slap Seek and Slide before they play outside. It’s as simple as slip on a shirt, slop on some sunscreen, slap on a hat, seek some shade and slide on some sunnies to protect your skin from the sun! Move along […]

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WIN a SunSquirt kiosk for your school or service!

To celebrate SunSquirt’s partnership with Cancer Council Sunscreen, SunSquirt are giving a lucky school or early childhood service in each state and territory the chance to win a SunSquirt Lite Kiosk, which includes 10 litres of Cancer Council Ultra SPF50+ broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen. For further information about the kiosks and to enter the competition, go […]

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Do we need to be SunSmart in winter?

Yes! Our behaviours to protect ourselves from the sun plunge as the temperature begins to drop and to our surprise, we find ourselves getting burnt or unintentionally tanned during winter months. So, what should we do to protect ourselves and students from the sun in winter? Here are some myths about sun protection in winter. […]

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An updated health and wellbeing policy for your school

An updated template has been created to provide schools a base or framework to develop their health and wellbeing policy. The focus of the policy is on sun protection, nutrition, physical activity, positive mental health, not using tobacco products or e-cigarettes and avoiding alcohol. Ensuring that your school is inclusive of all the listed health […]

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