Summary: Australian cancer activist whose own health crisis prompted her to seek a ban on the use of tanning beds garnering wide media attention, who gained publicity in August by announcing that she had only days to live owing to her terminal illness and that her goal was to celebrate her 26th birthday on August 25, which she did but the Australian government has since made previously voluntary code practices mandatory in the use of tanning beds.
Cause of Death: Melanoma
Born: August 25, 1981
Died: September 13, 2007
Location: St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia