SunSmart App for iPhone and Android

11 minutes is all it takes
for you to burn

on a summer's day
in Australia.

Be SunSmart in Australia this summer with
the official SunSmart app for Android and iPhone™.

The SunSmart app lets you know when you do and when you don't need sun protection, making it easier than ever to be SunSmart this summer.

With a few clicks, you can find the weather, temperature, UV level and sun protection times for the day anywhere in Australia so you can be prepared for the day ahead.

Sun protection times are based on the UV information issued daily by the Bureau of Meteorology. You can set a default Location to quickly access information for your home town. The app also offers a reminder function that alerts the user of their daily sun protection needs, when it's safe to get some sun for vitamin D and a sunscreen calculator.

Please submit any feedback and suggestions about the Android or iPhone app to


The SunSmart app is an initiative of SunSmart Victoria - a program of Cancer Council Victoria and VicHealth. SunSmart programs run in all Australian states and territories by the Cancer Council. All UV alerts and weather forecast information is provided by the Bureau of Meteorology.

Map legend:
      11+ (violet) extreme,
      8-10 (red) very high,
      6-7 (orange) high,
      3-5 (yellow) moderate,
      1-2 (green) low
      Protect yourself in 5 ways:
      1) Slip on sun-protective clothing, 
      2) Slop on SPF30+ sunscreen. Reapply every two hours, 
      3) Slap on a broad-brimmed hat, 
      4) Seek shade, 
      5) Slide on wrap-around sunglasses.

Check and Protect

It is important for all Australians or visitors to Australia, to look and listen for UV Index levels in local weather forecasts.


You should use a combination of sun protection measures to keep you safe from UV radiation - never rely on just one.

Further Information