Fundraising Blog2021-03-17T12:58:37+10:30


Our Fundraising Blog offers insight into research about skin cancer, UV protection and fundraising from around the globe.

History of Hamilton Sunscreen

Protecting your skin from our harsh Australian conditions since 1932 Hamilton is a truly home-grown Australian sunscare brand, claiming expertise in UV protection for dry and sensitive skin. With more than 80 years of protecting our skin from the harsh sun, it's the brand most Aussie families use and trust. In the late 1920s, Milton Blake, a young Adelaide chemist experimented with the production of a sunburn cream. He [...]

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|Tags: , |0 Comments

Common Myths About Tanning

There are many myths about melanoma but now it's time to ignore the myths and listen to the facts. Here are common misconceptions about melanoma and skin cancer: MYTH: People with dark skin colour don't get melanoma. FACT: People with lighter skin and eye colour are at high risk, but anyone can get melanoma. MYTH: Once a melanoma has been cut out, it's gone. FACT: One reason melanoma is [...]

By |February 17th, 2019|Categories: Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New Approach to Sunscreen Use

Australians are being urged to take sun safety even more seriously than ever before after recent studies have suggested we're still not doing enough to protect ourselves from skin-damaging UV rays. It's now recommended that applying sunscreen should become part of our morning routine every day, just like brushing our teeth. This advice was published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health on Friday 25th January [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Categories: Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Healthy Fundraising for Schools

The weather's warming up, the school year is coming to an end and Christmas is only around the corner, but many teachers are already planning for the year ahead. They're compiling their wish lists and receiving their budgets only to discover there's no way they can achieve what they've set out to do because there simply isn't enough money in the kitty. That excursion they were planning or piece [...]



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