How to Cope with the Australian Sun

Here in Melbourne we’re still layering up before we head out and brave the chill, but those winter clouds will part and the grey sky will be bright with the blistering hot Australian sun.

The incidence of skin cancer in Australia is one of the highest in the world. According to Cancer Council Australia, skin cancers account for around 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers and between 95 and 99% of skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun. That’s why when True Blue Migration sent me this infographic, I had to share it. It’s aimed at Britons looking to move to Australia, but it contains good information and advice for everyone on sun safety.


Are you in the habit of wearing sunscreen every day or wearing a hat when you’re out in the sun?



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