The Queensland sun can be harmful at all times of year and in all types of weather. And did you know you can get sunburnt from as early as 7am?
Everyday activities like walking to the shop, waiting for the bus and hanging out washing can add up to increase your risk of skin cancer.
Reducing your risk is easy. Remember the five ways to protect your skin from the sun — shade, clothing, hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
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Visit sunsafety.qld.gov.au for information about sun safety at school, work and play.