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Book a SunSmart Events Package

Prevention » SunSmart » Community Awareness » Book a SunSmart Events Package

Book a SunSmart Events Package

Local organisations, businesses, community groups and schools can take advantage of a Cancer Council SunSmart Event Package to raise SunSmart awareness at their next outdoor event, it includes: 

  • a 3m x 3m shade marquee
  • brochures (upon request)
  • a large SunSmart tear-drop banner to display
  • a 1 litre pump pack of SPF 30+ sunscreen (please return unused sunscreen)

Remember when you borrow Cancer Council's marquee and SunSmart banner your event is actively supporting and promoting Cancer Council's  national SunSmart message. Being SunSmart means protecting your skin when UV levels are 3 and above to reduce your lifetime risk of developing skin cancer Ie wearing a sensible hat (not cap) and clothing that covers as much skin as possible, seeking shade whenever you can, wearing sunnies and applying sunscreen. 

If you have a website you should also consider displaying Cancer Council's SunSmart Web Widget to highlight what time sun protection will be actually required at your event.  

Packages are limited so book early to secure one for your next outdoor event. Please complete and submit the form below. If you have any questions or require more information please contact the SunSmart Services Coordinator or Cancer Council ACT on 02 6257 9999.

Does Your Event Require Sun Protection?

Cancer Council ACT recommends a combination of sun protection measures when spending time outdoors when UV levels are 3 and above to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Slip on sensible clothing, Slop on sunscreen, Slap on a hat, Seek shade whenever you can and Slide on sunnies. To view live time UV levels for click here.

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Please share your SunSmart efforts via social media. We would also love to share your effort at promoting positive sun protection behaviour at your event so please email us a photo of the SunSmart Events package in action. Please note that your photo may appear on Cancer Council social media platforms and the Cancer Council ACT's website.
Cancer Council ACT cannot always supply complimentary sunscreen to community or school based events. We recommend your purchase your own sunscreen for your event.

Terms Of Use

The SunSmart Events Package must be collected and returned to Cancer Council ACT at 5 Richmond Ave, CANBERRA AIRPORT ACT 2609. The package must be returned within 2 business days after use. Please note any damages that occur to the marquee in your care will be charged to your organisation/school/group.
Cancer Council ACT is not responsible for any damages that may result from the misuse of the marquee. The marquee must be secured with the pegs that are provided , or with additional weights/ ropes (not provided) at all times, please note that a hammer is not provided. Do NOT assemble marquee if experiencing strong winds. An instruction sheet for safe assembly of the marquee can be found in the carry bag. You may also require additional weights to secure the marquee at your event. The marquee must not be left unattended. Please note it also takes 2 people to transport the marquee safely.

What about Sunscreen at your Event?

Cancer Council ACT cannot always provide complimentary sunscreen (we will if we have supply). However we are aware that sunscreen will play an important role in your skin cancer prevention efforts. For this reason we recommend you purchase sunscreen for your outdoor event if UV levels are forecast to reach 3 or above. Look for an SPF 30+ broad spectrum, water resistant sunscreen. Buy Cancer Council brand sunscreen online. For more information on sunscreen application click here.