Hazelwood Health Study Schools Study: Report of Round 2 Qualitative Findings

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Abstract

This study is in response to expressed community concerns regarding the psychological impacts of the 2014 Hazelwood mine fire on children who were living and schooling in the vicinity. This is a longitudinal study to collect information at two yearly intervals from students in academic years 3, 5, 7, and 9 (in line with the National Assessment Program [NAPLAN] school years). The Hazelwood Schools Study (reported here as the Schools Study) is part of the broader Hazelwood Health Study, which has been commissioned by the Department of Health and Human Services to address the concerns of the community regarding the impacts of the smoke event.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherHazelwood Health Study Team
Number of pages32
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Hazelwood mine fire
  • educational outcomes
  • Environmental impacts

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