Melbourne Cricket Ground - UV and Heat Protection
  • MCC Logo
  • NSM Logo

UV and Heat Protection

The Melbourne Cricket Club reminds you to think about your protection from the sun.

Did you know that two of every three Australian's who live to 75 years of age are affected by skin cancer and that your skin can suffer permanent damage after two hours of sun exposure?

Do you have:

  • A broad-brimmed hat?
  • SFP 15+ Sun Screen? (don't forget to reapply every two hours)
  • SFP Lip Balm?
  • Clothing protection?
  • Sunglasses?

The Melbourne Cricket Club also reminds you that heat illness can be fatal if symptoms are ignored such as nausea, dizziness, clumsiness, collapse and convulsions.

To avoid illness:

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Wear a broad brimmed hat
  • If your seat is under the sun, take regular breaks in the shade
  • Wear loose fitted, loose weave clothing
  • If you do feel ill, please seek assistance from our First Aid volunteers.


Back to top

THE golden boy of Australian sport has revealed the one thing he’d change about himself in an entertaining Q&A with fans.

Herald Sun

COULD we see Ronda Rousey fighting men? The UFC women’s champion believes she could beat every man in her weight class.

Herald Sun

MCLAREN driver Fernando Alonso awoke in hospital believing it was 1995 and unaware that he was a F1 driver following his high speed accident in Spain.

Herald Sun

WE’VE passed the halfway mark of the Cricket World Cup, so it’s time to check in with how every team has performed so far.

Herald Sun

SAN Francisco 49ers NFL recruit Jarryd Hayne has possibly scored himself the world’s tallest public relations manager, and he doesn’t have to pay him a cent.

Herald Sun