Funding for this research was provided by:
NSW Ministry of Health (H16/22534)
Received: 20 April 2020
Accepted: 21 July 2020
First Online: 8 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study has been approved by the Hunter New England Human Research Ethics Committee (Ref No. 11/03/16/4.05, University of Newcastle (Ref No. H-2011-0210), NSW Department of Education (SERAP 2011111), Maitland Newcastle Catholic School Diocese, Broken Bay Catholic School Diocese, Lismore Catholic School Diocese, Armidale Catholic School Diocese, and the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council. The Principal and/ or Head PE Teacher were contacted to outline the requirements of the study, confirm eligibility and gain active written or oral consent. Following the school level consent, Head PE Teachers were invited to participate in the telephone survey, with invitations issues via email and followed up via tele calls. Head PE teachers consent to the telephone interview was implied based on completion of the survey.
: Not applicable.
: Authors RS, LC, NN, LW, KG, MW, NE, AB and JW receive salary support from their respective Local Health Districts. Hunter New England Local Health District contributes funding to the project. None of these agencies were involved in the peer review of this grant. All other authors declare that they have no competing interests.