Game On Mole is back this summer!

Game On Mole is back this summer!

13 November 2020

The edgy Game On Mole campaign leverages the iconic Aussie catch-cry ‘game on, mole’, encouraging young Australians to check their skin for changes and then seek medical advice if they notice any changes.

It calls on Aussies to don a limited-edition ‘Game On Mole’ T-shirt and share selfies on social media tagged #gameonmole to generate life-saving conversations around sun safety and skin health.

With one Australian expected to be diagnosed with melanoma every half an hour this year, Olympian and melanoma survivor, Cate Campbell, is once again fronting the campaign.

‘I am living proof that early detection is vital to saving lives from melanoma. We need to be having discussions about sun-safety and checking your skin for changes, and I encourage all Aussies to buy a t-shirt, wear it proudly, and start those life-saving conversations.’  

CEO of Melanoma Institute Australia, Matthew Browne, said the campaign uses Australian humour to relay a serious message.

‘We know Australians love a laugh almost as much as they love soaking up the sun. But melanoma is no laughing matter, with one Australian dying from the disease every five hours and it being the most common cancer impacting 15 to 39 year olds.
‘The strength of this campaign lies in its capacity to empower all Australians to be a part of the solution by wearing a t-shirt that begs the question ‘what is that about?’ It’s a great conversation starter about what is largely a preventable disease.’

This year’s campaign includes a range of new t-shirt designs giving people a variety of ways to spread the ‘Game On Mole’ message. T-shirt sales also help fund ongoing research by Melanoma Institute Australia into new treatments to save lives from melanoma.

Go to www.gameonmole.com.au to buy the t-shirt and for life-saving information. Follow the campaign on socials on facebook and Instagram.

For more information, please contact:
Jennifer Durante |Melanoma Institute Australia | 0412 798 990 | jennifer.durante@melanoma.org.au

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