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Your skin is your largest organ. It is your first line of defence against damaging sunlight, unsafe chemicals, extreme temperatures, harmful bacteria and other bugs you encounter every minute of every day.

Yet most Australians don't even know that their skin is an organ. They don't know how important a role it plays in keeping their bodies healthy and looking well.

Know Your Own Skin is a campaign designed to help you do just that – get to know your own skin. The website features lots of useful information, advice and tools that will help you get to know your own skin, check it regularly and take better care of it.

Address Level 13, 338 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
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