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Sun Protecting Tips

Protect yourself in five ways from skin cancer

  • Apply SPF30+ broad spectrum water resistant sun-screen liberally to clean, dry skin, atleast 15 minutes before being exposed to the sun, and reapply at least every two hours when outdoors.
  • Put on a broad-brimmed hat that shades your face, neck and ears.
  • Wear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possible.
  • Seek shade
  • Wear wrap-around sunglasses

Avoid going outdoors unprotected between 10am - 3pm when ultraviolet radiation is the strongest.

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Brisbane weather relief as storm brings six months' worth of rain in one night

08:20 EDT

Brisbane has had the most rain it's seen in six months overnight, with a major thunderstorm bringing more than 100 millimetres to some parts of the city.

Sydney's recovering property market boosts NSW Government, half-year review reports

08:08 EDT

Sydney's slowly recovering property market has helped ensure that the Berejiklian Government ends this year with a forecast surplus of $700 million, despite the mounting cost of the drought.

Renewable energy boosting one farmer's productivity as pilot program unveiled for central west NSW

07:23 EDT

Farmers in the New South Wales central west are being urged to consider hosting renewable energy sources on their properties as part of a pilot program in the region.