SunSmart Update

SunSmart Update

Posted 04-Sep-2018

Sun protection is recommended whenever UV levels are three or higher. Average UV levels in Victoria are three or higher from mid-August so it’s time to dust off the sun protection gear and not wait until term four.

  1. Check the daily sun protection times for your location

Available from:

  • Free SunSmart app ( )
  • Free SunSmart widget (add it to your website – instructions are available at )
  • Weather section of the newspaper
  • 2.During the sun protection times, please remember to:
  • Slip on covering clothing
  • Slop on SPF30 (or higher) broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen. Remember to reapply throughout the day.
  • Slap on a wide-brimmed hat that shades the face, neck and ears
  • Seek shade
  • Slide on wrap-around sunglasses (labelled AS 1067) if practical

SunSmart have a number of resources to help share the sun protection message available from Online resources include PDF posters, animations and videos, online games, books, songs and lesson ideas.

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