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School yard with shade sails over outdoor eating area

Shade grants for sports clubs

Australia has the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, with two in three Australians diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70. However, skin cancer is a largely preventable disease, and the provision of well planned, quality shade is an important strategy in reducing ultraviolet (UV) over-exposure.

Lifeguard Bimaya Waduge watches over the 50m pool at Splash

Making a splash in Craigieburn

Craigieburn locals can now enjoy swimming and leisure facilities that are among the most modern and innovative in Australia thanks to a $3 million investment from the Victorian Government.