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

UV observations courtesy of ARPANSA

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.


A perfect fit for AMRF and the BrightEyes brand!

We are so excited to be partnerting with BrightEyes and working together to help raise awareness and much needed funds for melanoma research.

Established in 1985, BrightEyes sunglasses is one of Australia's largest sunglass retail networks, with over 45 locations nationwide. BrightEyes is offering a range of AMRF endorsed Rocko's polarised sunglasses with a percentage of sales being directed to AMRF.

BrightEyes, along with Liaise International, have also developed a SPF50+ Fishing and Water Sports Sunscreen which is branded Mangrove Jacks and is available now in retail outlets nationwide. We highly recommend this quality sunscreen which is branded with our logo and AMRF will again receive a percentage of sales which will assist melanoma researchers around Australia to develop the next generation of treatment options and accelerate the development of a cure.

If you would like to show your support by buying AMRF branded sunscreen and sunglasses simply pop into any BrightEyes Sunglasses Store or check out the range of AMRF products online here.

Or visit selected Drake's Supermarkets, Totally WorkWear, IGA's, Fishing & Boating Stores, Newsagents, Service Stations, General Stores, Road Houses and Pharmacies.

For further information about BrightEyes visit: