Current UV Index
Adelaide
UV index: 0.0 Data unavailable
Alice Springs
UV index: 0.2

UV index for Alice Springs: 0.2 - LOW
Last updated 29th May 2017 at 05:00pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Brisbane
UV index: 0.0 Data unavailable
Canberra
UV index: 0.0 Data unavailable
Darwin
UV index: 0.6

UV index for Darwin: 0.6 - LOW
Last updated 29th May 2017 at 04:59pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Melbourne
UV index: 0.0 Data unavailable
Newcastle
UV index: 0.0 Data unavailable
Perth
UV index: 0.7

UV index for Perth: 0.7 - LOW
Last updated 29th May 2017 at 03:30pm

Minimum recommended protection:

  • Wear sunglasses
Sydney
UV index: 0.0 Data unavailable

Click the indexes to view the minimum recommended protection

When the UV index is low, sun protection is generally not needed unless outside for extended periods

UV observations courtesy of ARPANSA
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Fast facts

  • Around 36 Australians are diagnosed with Melanoma every day.
  • Australia has one of the highest rates of Melanoma in the world.
  • Approx one person dies every 5 hours from Melanoma in Australia.
  • An estimated 545 Australian women will die from melanoma THIS YEAR.
  • Tanning beds emit dangerous UV rays, increasing the risk of Melanoma.
  • Severe sunburn during childhood can DOUBLE your risk of Melanoma.
  • Melanoma is one of the most preventable forms of cancer.
  • An estimated 1230 Australian men will die from melanoma THIS YEAR.
  • Melanoma is the cancer most likely to affect 15-39 year olds.
  • Melanoma can arise in normal looking skin, a mole or freckle.
  • Melanoma, if detected/treated early, has a survival rate of nearly 100%.
  • There is no cure for melanoma that has spread throughout the body.

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Email: rachael@melanomaresearch.com.au

Mob: 0414 260 568

 

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Email: admin@melanomaresearch.com.au

Mob: 0409 260 602

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Email: nurse@melanomaresearch.com.au

Mob: 0408 175 054

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Ph: 08 8222 4439

 

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OR

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