Funding for this research was provided by:
NSW Ministry of Health (H17/34537)
Received: 6 November 2019
Accepted: 11 November 2019
First Online: 18 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study has been approved by the SWSLHD Human Research Ethics Committee.SWSLHD Ethics and Research Governance Office (HREC/17/LPOOL/314). This research has also received State Education Research Applications Process approval (SERAP 2018274). Written consent will be sought from study participants. School principals will be asked to sign opt-out consent on behalf of their students and parent/carers. Parent/carers will be given a minimum of 2 weeks to opt-out of the study through returning a written and signed opt-out consent form. Additional verbal consent will be gained from students on the day of data collection in schools. SWSLHD Ethics and Research Governance Office (HREC/17/LPOOL/314) and State Education Research Applications Process (SERAP 2018274) have approved these consent processes.
: Data will be non − identifiable, information will be published based on participants’ consent.South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) will own the data but the project partners will be invited to participate in publication of results from this study.
: Funding for this study has been provided by the NSW Ministry of Health with the role of funding provider only, therefore the authors declare that they have no competing interests.